Amongst the participants were numerous students and young researchers who met for an intensive exchange of science and networking during four days, between the oral sessions and also during the very lively poster sessions every evening until 11pm.
The concept of this conference with no parallel sessions allowed all participants to attend every talk. It offered a series of themed morning and evening sessions, with excellent and inspiring invited talks given by:
In a special session, Wednesday afternoon Tomas Brage from the Lund University (Sweden) , reported about “Gender in Research and Innovation” and Corinna Bath from the Technische Universität Braunschweig (Germany) about „How to avoid bias in artefacts? Approaches to technology design and innovation“.
Furthermore, selected posters were presented in 5 minute flash presentations on Monday and Thursday evening subsequent before the poster discussions. A prize was awarded by the Springer publishing house to the best three following posters:
We would like to thank all the keynote speakers, authors and participants for making this an outstanding conference.
The 5th Bio-inspired will be taking place end of March, 2020 in Bavaria. We are looking forward to seeing you again!
The 5th Bioinspired Materials will be held from 16 – 19 March 2020 in the Irsee Monastery Swabian Conference and Educational Centre.
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