The European Network of Materials Research Centres (ENMat)

enmat.pngThe Czech Society for New Materials and Technologies is a member of the European network of Materials Research centers, which was fouded in 2004.

It involves involves 25 mebers (research organizations) from 12 European countries (Germany, Portugal, France, Spain, Poland, Finland, UK, Italy , Switzerland, Belgium, Austria and Czech Republic).

More information at the website:

Mission of the network:

  • To encourage and strengthen the creation of knowledge, the dissemination of results and the beneficial use in materials science & technology.
  • To be the leading network for materials based innovations for students, researchers, engineers and industry in Europe.

Objectives of ENMat:

  • To create a responsive, flexible, innovative, agile and adaptive network of leading European Materials Research Centres.
  • To facilitate co-operation in interdisciplinary research, development and training amongst members - from fundamental research to innovative application.
  • To encourage student and staff mobility and networking amongst members and invited or co-operating partners.
  • To promote the activities and achievements of the members on a European and global stage.
  • To facilitate partnerships amongst members and temporary partners with materials related industries.
  • To invigorate Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) outreach through the Network.
  • To identify challenges and opportunities in SET and best practice.
  • To identify the needs of industry, in particular SMEs, in Europe and implement targeted co-operation by seeking high added value for clients/partners/sponsors.
  • To respect the highest ethical recommendations to promote Sustainable Development and to overcome barriers hindering creativity

Contacts to the representatives of CSNMT in ENMat:

prof. Ing. Jiri Svejcar, CSc. svejcar|csnmt|eu
Ing. Jiri Krejcik, CSc. krejcik|csnmt|eu