Microkelvin. Networking Activities. 4 Networking Activities:. NA1: Managing MICROKELVIN Collaboration NA2: Coordination of transnational access NA3: Knowledge and technology transfer NA4: Strengthening European low temperature research. NA2: Coordination of transnational access. NA2
NA3: Knowledge and technology transfer
Dissemination of the network results within the network, to nearby scientific communities, to industry and to public audiences
The transfer of best practices within the network and with the outside world
The partners of the MICROKELVIN Collaboration will generate scientific and technical knowledge in one of the frontiers of science, the extreme low temperature range.
The first objective of NA3 is their efficient dissemination among the partners.
Once tested and validated, these ideas and techniques should be disseminated as recommendations, publications, patents, or know-how transfer licenses.
In NA3, MICROKELVIN will also disseminate its results via popular literature, public lectures, and via participation in public demonstrations and exhibitions.
The partner laboratories, with their long standing expertise and knowledge of the community, are in an excellent position to organize the scattered information in a useful form: a collective database, accessible by the community.
Potential users of the scientific and technical knowledge of MICROKELVIN include nearby scientific communities, as well as nearby industrial partners.
Dissemination will be organized by a Dissemination Committee, formed by the NA Leader (CNRS) and representatives of the Partners (one identified person per partner), in liaison with the Management Committee and the Project Web-officer.
This task includes 4 networking activities (LT-X) :
1) LT-nano network (TKK coordinator)
2) LT-particle detectors network (CNRS coordinator)
3) LT-Cosmology network (ULANC coordinator)
4) Ultra Low Temperature Physics (RHUL coordinator)
M1: Meetings of the Dissemination Committee (month 1, 13, 37)
D1: Opening of the CryoTools data base (6) and E-mail lists of laboratories and industries (8)
D2: LT-X workshops (18, 28, 40, 44) and Industrial meeting (32) with reports
Building capacities: young researcherswith Cryocourse Marie Curie program
Coordinator : Henri Godfrin
CNRS/IN/MCBT - Grenoble
Partner : Mikko Paalanen
TKK-Helsinki Technologcal University
Christian Enss (Heidelberg, Germany)
Alexander Feher (Kosice, Slovakia)
George Pickett (Lancaster, U.K.)
Sebastián Vieira (Madrid, Spain)
Alfons de Waele (Eindhoven, The Netherlands)
NA4: Strengthening European low temperature research
To strengthen ERA in low temperature physics
To establish a European Cryogenic Society
To foster collaboration with countries outside Europe
To fight against fragmentation by founding a Virtual European Low Temperature Laboratory
To forecast the effect of low temperature innovations and need for low temperature infrastructures
NA4: Description of work
A Network activity dedicated to strengthen the European low temperature research, in coordination with national (Institut Français du Froid, etc…) and international (International Institute of Refrigeration, IUPAP-C5) related initiatives, to fight against fragmentation, to improve European visibility at the international level, and to forecast the future trends in low temperature research
M1: Meeting for the creation of the European Cryogenic Society (10)
M2: Formal creation of Third Countries Associated Low Temperature Network (10)
M3: Distirbuted European Microkelvin Laboratory statutes (TKK; CNRS, ULANC) (48)
D1: Invitation of leading scientists and young researchers of Third Countries to MICROKELVIN meetings (24 people over the 48 months) (12)
D2: Report on the European Cryogenic Society and Third Countries Network (36)
D3: Ultralow temperatures forecast report (36)
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