Meeting Materials

"Meeting Materials" is an initiative of the Dutch-Belgian Society for Materials Knowledge (NL: Bond voor Materialenkennis), the Materials Innovation Institute (M2i, The Netherlands) and the Strategic Initiative Materials (SIM, Belgium). Two times a year Meeting Materials brings together people with an interest in materials science and technology. Participants gather in an informative and informal atmosphere with lots of networking opportunities. The symposiums include talks by industrial and academic speakers, exposing a number of practical and theoretical topics on specifically chosen themes.

We look forward to welcome you at the next Meeting Materials. 

When?      Tuesday 2016, December 13th

Where?     NBC Congrescentrum, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands


This Meeting Materials the main topics are:

– Circular economy
– Maritime and Offshore materials
– 3D printing
– Smart production
– Packaging Applications
– Functional coatings and surfaces
– Binding (layered) materials
– Composites

Download the full program here and have a look to the inspiring day you have ahead of you.


REGISTER NOW and join a group of 400 participants, team members of SME’s, industial manufacturing companies, universities and other research centers. WELCOME to this exciting, informative network-event


Elevator pitch – your minute of fame

At Meeting Materials M2i gives the opportunity to present your business or project in an elevator pitch. All participants of the Elevator pitch can display their products and services in the central hall during the conference. Please email your input to