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1 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (1) The European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence EPNOE Industrial Meeting Sophia Antipolis Presentation of EPNOE Thursday 23 March 15h00 – 15h45

2 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (2) Contents  EPNOE description  EPNOE mission and objectives  EPNOE management  EPNOE actions Integration Research Spreading

3 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (3) EPNOE description  A network of 17 research centers in nine countries focussing on research in polysaccharide science.  A common Research, Education and Spreading organisation.  An organisation for R&D contracts with compagnies.

4 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (4) Polysaccharides Chitin coconut hemp bacteria algae Starch crab corn Cellulose cotton wheat tree

5 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (5) 17 Partners  1- Armines - ENSMP - CNRS - Centre for Material Forming CEMEF, France (P. Navard). Chemical physics, rheology, rheo-optics, modelling, processing.  2- Institute of Chemistry, University of Agricultural Sciences, BOKU, Vienna, Austria (P. Kosma). Organic chemistry, wood, cellulose pulping and bleaching chemistry.  3- Centre of Excellence for Polysaccharide Research, University of Jena, Germany (T. Heinze). Chemical functionalisation, structure analysis, structure-properties relationships, nanostructures.  4- Fraunhofer-Institute for Applied Polymer Research, Natural Polymers Division, Gölm, Germany (H.P. Fink, W. Vorwerg). Derivatisation of cellulose and starch, characterisation, testing, processing.  5- VTT Biotechnology, Espoo, Finland (L.Viikari). Enzymatic modification of cellulosic fibers, hemicellulose, chitin, encapsulation.  6- Federal Research Centre of Forestry and Forest Products, Hamburg, Germany (J. Puls). Enzymology of wood polysaccharide, development of chemical technologies.

6 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (6) 17 Partners  7- Abo Akademi University, Process Chemistry Centre, Laboratory of Wood and Paper Chemistry, Turku / Abo, Finland (B. Holmbom). Pulping and refining of wood, recovery of polymeric hemicelluloses, characterisation of lignin.  8- “Petru Poni” Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry, Iasi, Romania (B. Simionescu). Chemistry of cellulose and hemicellulose, vegetal biomass, pulp and paper technology.  9- University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia (K. Stana-Kleinschek). Solid polysaccharides surface properties, structure, synthesis of polyfunctional reagents.  10- A&F, University of Wageningen, The Netherlands (J. van Dam, E. de Jong). Chemical, biotechnological cellulose extraction and modification, lignin chemistry, processing aids.  11- TITK, Rudolfstadt, Germany (F. Meister). Modification, forming of natural polymers, chemical recovery of polymer wastes into processable oligomers.

7 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (7) 17 Partners  12- Institut of Chemical Fibres, Lodz, Poland (D. Ciechanska). Microbiology, chemistry and applications of cellulose, chitin, chitosan and alginates.  13- School of Biosciences, Division of Food Sciences, University of Nottingham, UK (J. Mitchell). Physical chemistry of starch, processing, applications of polysaccharides in food and pharmaceutical industry.  14- INRA - Biopolymers, Interactions, Assemblies, Nantes, France (J.L. Doublier). Chemistry, rheology, solid-state structure.  15- Institute of Textile Chemistry and Textile Physics, University Innsbruck, Austria (T. Bechtold). Textile analysis, testing, textile processing of cellulose.  16- University of Utrecht, Department of Science, Technology and Society, The Netherlands (M. Patel). Environmental, Life cycle assessments.  17- University of Graz, Chemistry department, Colloid and rheology group, Austria (V. Ribitsch). Rheology, surface science.

8 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (8) Second brain storming meeting Wageningen January 2006

9 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (9) EPNOE Mission and Objectives Mission  To promote the use of natural polysaccharide as industry feedstock for the manufacturing of multifunctional products. Objectives  To develop a European organisation for Research and Education on polysaccharides - integrating resources and expertise.  To create the most complete, efficient and innovative research network in polysaccharides world wide.  To spread knowledge and promote education on polysaccharides.

10 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (10) EPNOE Management Governing Board Executive Board 9 Work Packages 41 Activities 17 members (1 / partner) + 1 President (Coordinator of the Network) Patrick Navard Philippe Le Bozec Karin Stana-Kleinscheck John Mitchell Danuta Ciechanska Integration Research Spreading Management

11 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (11) EPNOE actions  INTEGRATION  RESEARCH  SPREADING

12 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (12) INTEGRATION  Establishment of a new organisation : Perform Innovative Research Implement efficient equipment policy Exchange expertise, staff and students Create courses and e-learning in the field of polysaccharides (industries/students) Develop contacts with E.U companies Act pro-actively to spread knowledge and promote polysaccharides towards the Public

13 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (13) Collaboration Agreement Non-profit association 1 st Block New sustainable and integrated organisation No Integration Fragmented Research P lan DoDo C heck A ct EPNOE ladder

14 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (14) Future EPNOE organisation Public institutions, scientific societies, professional societies, policy makers Industry General Public 17 partners Direct research contracts Non profit Association Cooperation Agreement European Commission

15 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (15) Independent organisation (Association)  This independent non-profit organisation will deal with all the EPNOE activities that are not the research funding and the staff and equiment of the partners.  The only members will be the institutions of EPNOE.

16 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (16) Independent organisation (Association) This non-profit organisation will take care of:  Integration Management of the EPNOE image (protection of the name and logo, control and selling of its use, etc.). Management of the two supports groups: Business and Industry Support Group (BISG), Institutional Support Group (ISG). Activities and representation of EPNOE in official working groups and scientific committees.

17 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (17) Independent organisation (Association) This non-profit organisation will take care of:  Research The follow-up of the research collaboration of the partners. The follow-up of the available experimental facilities within the partners. The management and planning of equipment acquisition by the partners. The management of topical forums and meetings of the partners in order to promote common ideas and research projects.

18 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (18) Independent organisation (Association) This non-profit organisation will take care of:  Spreading Organisation of joined courses. Relations with European citizens. Organisation and participation in conferences. Web Site (internal/external) animation. Newsletter. Organisation of the exchange of students.

19 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (19) RESEARCH 1.Preliminary work Research brain-storming sessions Analysis of competences Inventory of ressources 2.Common long-term research road map 3.Short/middle-term research agenda 4.Exchange of staff, of students, on selected topics 5. Common use of equipment, and common planning of equipment acquisition. 6.Common « epnoe-internal » protocols. Clusters of techniques

20 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (20) RESEARCH 1.Preliminary work Research brain-storming sessions SWOT analysis of competences Inventory of ressources 2.Common long-term research road map 3.Short/middle-term research agenda 4.Exchange of staff, of students, on selected topics 5. Common use of equipment, and common planning of equipment acquisition. 6.Common « epnoe-internal » protocols. Clusters of techniques

21 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (21) RESEARCH 1.Preliminary work Research brain-storming sessions SWOT analysis of competences Inventory of ressources 2.Common long-term research road map 3.Short/middle-term research agenda 4.Exchange of staff, of students, on selected topics 5. Common use of equipment, and common planning of equipment acquisition. 6.Common « epnoe-internal » protocols. Clusters of techniques

22 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (22) RA1 + RA3 Identification of Strategic Research Areas IA1 Inventory of Resources IA9 Inventory of Competences RA4 Follow-up of the execution of the Projects RA3 Follow-up ofthe planning of the projects IA10 + IA13 Re-organisation: solutions to lacks of equipment, resources and competences. May 2005 Jan 2006 May 2006 Portfolio of EPNOE Research Projects Other Projects (not ready to start) Projects ready to start New research teams New projects ready to start IA14 Exchange of PhD Students ResearchRoad Map Equipment strategy Analysis of competences

23 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (23) Collaborations before 2004 Before 2004

24 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (24) Collaborations between EPNOE Partners 2005-2006 Before 2004

25 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (25) Collaborations between EPNOE Partners 2005-2006 Before 2004 Starting 2006

26 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (26) Research projects  Fundamental Themes  Applied Projects

27 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (27) Newsletter Connections with public, private institutions, societies Promotion of polysaccharides towards the general public Translation of national conferences in English Web site Courses and e- learning Connections with industries SPREADING

28 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (28) Newsletter Connections with public, private institutions, societies Promotion of polysaccharides towards the general public Translation of national conferences in English Web site Courses and e- learning Connections with industries SPREADING

29 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (29) Courses and e-learning  Two courses in 2006 (hydrocolloids and cellulose fibre technology).  Shall we set up a series of e-learning courses? - available on the web - interactive format - modelled on the colloid science and nanotechnology courses developed by « Impact » in Bristol.

30 EPNOE - European Polysaccharide Network Of Excellence23/03/2006Patrick Navard -- (30) EPNOE in three sentences  A new organisation able to maintain the highest quality expertise on polysaccharides.  The most complete, efficient and innovative research and education network on polysaccharide world wide.  A platform for bringing together EU companies and research centers. www.epnoe.org


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