SlipSafe

Development of safe and resilient flooring with controlled slip under varying environments

INVITATION: SlipSafe Workshop on 27 January 2017 in Brussels

Gain an insight into the European project SlipSafe focusing on key innovations for the next flooring generation. The SlipSafe consortium kindly invites to its workshop on 27 January 2017 in Brussels. The event focuses on the European project SlipSafe, its development and results.

 

SlipSafe is a large scale collaborative project funded by the European Commission, addressing the challenge of reduction of slip-accidents on wet floors, in particular, resilient flooring used in private and public buildings. The project aims to yield key innovation for the next flooring generation, and fits within the increasing focus on prevention of fall accidents.

 

The event is free of charge. If you would like to participate, please register here.

 

 

PROGRAMME 

 

09:30 - 10:00    Registration
10:00 - 10:10   Welcome & Introduction to the SlipSafe project
- Alexandre Dangis, Managing Director, EuPC
10:10 - 11:00  

Technical overview on the SlipSafe project
- Jan Diemert, Polymer-Engineering, Fraunhofer Institut für Chemische Technologie

11:00 - 11:30  

Presentation of a new slip test device for in situ testing
- Martin Becken, Managing Director, GTE Industrieelektronik GmbH

11:30 - 12:00   Coffee Break
12:00 - 12:20  

H2020 SME Instrument programme
- Cathy Pouret, Project Officer, European Commission, EASME - Executive Agency for the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

12:20 - 12:40  

The importance of slip resistance testing
- Jens Fellhauer, Managing Director of Bundesverband Keramische Fliesen e.V. and Convenor of CEN TC 339 Slip

12:40 - 13:00

 

CFA - a 21st Century Trade Body
- Richard Catt, CEO, Contract Flooring Association (CFA)

13:00 - 13:20  

Industrial perspective on slip resistance solutions
- Olivier Ceysson, R&D - Innovation and Strategy Director, Gerflor

    Closing & Networking Lunch

 

 

REGISTRATION

 

To register, please click here.

 

 

MEETING DATE, TIME & VENUE

 

Friday, 27 January 2017, 10:00 - 13:20

VLEVA Conference Centre
Avenue de Cortenbergh 71
1000 Brussels
Belgium

 

 

About SlipSafe

 

SlipSafe is a large scale collaborative project funded by the European Commission, addressing the challenge of reduction of slip-accidents on wet floors, in particular, resilient flooring used in private and public buildings. The project aims to yield key innovation for the next flooring generation, and fits within the increasing focus on prevention of fall accidents.

 

SlipSafe Consortium Partners: European Plastics Converters (EuPC), Asociacion Valenciana De Empresarios De Plasticos (AVEP), British Plastics Federation (BPF), GTE industrieelektronik, European Resilient Flooring Manufacturer's Institute (ERFMI), Nanorioja, Smithers Rapra and Smithers Pira, Fraunhofer Institut für Chemische Technologie (ICT), AIMPLAS – Plastics Technology Center, Fundacion Tekniker, GIZ Grozd Plasttehnika, TBA Electro Conductive Products

 

SlipSafe Industrial Reference Group: Gerflor, James Halstead, Altro, Forbo

 

This project has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n°606691.

 

 

 

To view the complete programme, please click here.