Professional site-visits for delegates

Wednesday, 26 June 2019
16.30 – 18.30

Maximum number of participants for each site-visit: 50 persons
Departure point: the Parking in front of the Palace of Culture
Departure hour: 16.00

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Site-visit 1: Technological Developments for Innovation

“Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi
(27 Prof. D. Mangeron Bd., Iasi 700050)

Professional tour including state-of-the art laboratories from ENERED (an inter-faculty interdisciplinary platform for sustainable energy, unique at European Level) and from the Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Engineering:

> Laboratory of Aerodynamics and Hydrodynamics
Faculty Machine Manufacturing and Industrial Management,Department of Fluid Mechanics, Fluid Machinery and Fluid Power System
(16.30 – 17.00)

Experimental testing of a wind turbine model using the MF-TA1 wind tunnel

Numerical simulation for wind turbines, automotive and aviation industry

> Laboratory of Cogeneration and Trigeneration
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Department of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering
(17.00 – 17.30)

Research facilities for the development and promotion of new and environmentally friendly technologies for power, heat & cooling generation, mainly based on renewable sources. Analysis of fuels characteristics (both fossil and biofuels, combustion analysis and diagnosis, heat transfer, thermal balance, thermographic analysis and reproduction of any climatic conditions in the world.

> Laboratory of Robotics and Intelligent Systems (LoRIS)
> Centre for Intelligent Equipment & Software
> Laboratory for Hydropneumatic Equipment
> Laboratory for Computer Architecture and Embedded Systems

Faculty of Automatic Control and Computer Engineering
(17.30 – 18.00)

> Laboratory of Unconventional Energy Sources
Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology
(18.00 – 18.30)

– analysis systems for solar energy photovoltaic    conversion efficiency,
– evaluation of impact of the weather conditions variations on photovoltaic panels of various shapes
– evaluation of wind parameters and of wind energy potential on different locations.

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Site-visit 2: Innovation in Life Sciences

“Grigore T. Popa” University of Medicine and Pharmacy
(9-13, Mihail Kogălniceanu Str., Iași 700259)

> Professional tour of CEMEX – Center for Advanced Research and Development in Experimental Medicine

– Welcome address:  “Drifting from Molecular to Pre-Clinical Practice”    (Bogdan I. Tamba, PhD, MD)
– Tours: Cutting-edge Labs and Research Facilities

– the first research center in experimental medicine in Romania, with advanced research infrastructure for the study of human diseases on animal models, and the second center of this type in Europe
– interdisciplinary research facility on animals, with the state-of-art technologies and imaging solutions ;
– preclinical research on therapeutic agents (pharma), and development of new products, transferable to industrial partners.

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Site-visit 3: Innovation in Agri-Food

“Ion Ionescu de la Brad” University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Iasi
(3 Mihai Sadoveanu Alley, Iasi 700490)

Professional tours of state-of-the-art research and innovation facilities in crop production, food engineering, and winemaking (oenology).

> Research Institute For Agriculture And Environment – ICAM
Faculty of Agriculture
I.C.A.M. laboratories provide technology to help farmers and agronomist professionals optimize crop production using appropriate nutrient inputs, while minimizing side effects on the environment:

The PHYTOTRON – climatic chambers with controlled growing condition

The Soil Physics Laboratory, fitted with advanced equipment to determine compacted subsoil areas, provides precise recommendations on the need of subsoiling; the Chemical Analysis Laboratory is equipped with state of the art technology for fast and accurate sampling of soil samples.

> Micro-production Units for Experimental Research in Food Engineering

University’s 6 micro-production lines (for milk and meat processing, for bakery and pastry, and for beer production) are part of the interdisciplinary Department of Technology of Agricultural Products Processing (TPPA). Inaugurated in December 2018, the structure has nearly 7000 square metres of teaching and research facilities, allowing students and academics to combine their theoretical and practical knowledge, so to get closer to the market requirements.

> The Oenology Laboratory
Faculty of Horticulture

A state-of-the-art infrastructure, with experimental winery and laboratories for different analytical aims, and a research team included in over 50 national and international projects won in competitions over the years.