Big Science Business Forum 2018

Jan 16, 2018

 

Big Science Business Forum 2018

Join CERN at Europe’s new one-stop-shop on the Big Science market

More than 650 delegates from 25 countries, representing more than 250 businesses and organisations from the international Big Science landscape, have already registered for Big Science Business Forum 2018 (BSBF2018). As a key organiser, CERN will be present at BSBF2018, giving 19 presentations on various business areas on the Big Science market. With less than two months to go, interested is encouraged to sign up for BSBF2018 now.

CERN has joined forces with some of the world’s largest Big Science organisations (EMBL, ESA, ESO, ESRF, ESS, European XFEL, F4E, and ILL) to create BSBF2018. Together, we want to contribute to a stronger, more transparent and consolidated Big Science market in Europe for the benefit of both Big Science and businesses.

An additional eight other Big Science organisations (ALBA, DESY, ELI-NP, ENEA, MAX IV, SCK•CEN–MYRRHA, PSI and SKA) are BSBF2018 Affiliated Big Science organisations, increasing the current number of Big Science expert speakers to more than 100. BSBF2018 is the first time that 17 of the world’s largest Big Science organisations are united under one roof to present their future investments worth billions of euros and to meet the Big Science industry together.

 

Book exclusive1-1 meetings with CERN delegates

BSBF2018’s 1-1 meeting module was launched last week, in which you can book 1-1 business meetings with CERN delegates. Through the 1-1 meeting module you can send meeting requests and see, read and communicate with other delegates. It allows delegates to meet with potential or existing business partners and will ensure that delegates can plan and optimise their conference calendar and experience. See a list of our delegates here.

 

CERN presentations at BSBF2018

BSBF2018 have recently published a detailed programme including the individual presentation topics. More than 120 talks distributed on 19 conference sessions will address Big Science as a business area and CERN is proud to contribute with 19 of those talks.

Our expert speakers will deliver presentations on the following topics:

  • Present and future high-energy accelerators at CERN. Innovation, technical challenges and opportunities for industry, Fréderick Bordry, Director of Accelerators and Technology
  • Doing business with CERN, Anders Unnervik, Head of Procurement and Industrial Services Group
  • Robotic Solutions for CERN Accelerators Harsh Environments, Mario di Castro, Robotics engineer
  • CERN - Handling of accelerators large components, complexity of remote handling, Jean-Louis Grenard, Project manager in heavy handling and robotics
  • Introduction to Cryogenics for Big Science facilities/ Cryogenics at CERN, Dimitri Delikaris, Head of the Cryogenics Group
  • Knowledge Transfer @ CERN, Giovanni Anelli, Head of the Knowledge Transfer Group
  • Superconductivity in Big Science: a Strong Driver for Industrial Innovation / Superconductivity at CERN: Opportunities for Industry, Luca Bottura, Applied Physicist, Group Leader Magnets, Superconductors and Cryostats
  • Industrial opportunities in Health, Safety and Environmental Protection at CERN, Doris Forkel, Head of Health, Safety and Environmental Protection Unit, and Peter Sollander
  • Business Opportunities Related to CERN Electrical Network, Stefano Bertolasi, Section Leader Electrical Network Projects at Electrical Engineering Group
  • Radiofrequency Systems at CERN, Frank Gerigk, Deputy RF Group Leader
  • Power system at CERN and Business opportunities, Serge Pittet, Power Electronics Designer
  • High precision and large mechanical components manufacturing and assembly at CERN, Hélène Mainaud Durand, Deputy leader of the Survey, Mechatronics and Measurements group
  • Beams Department, Industrial Controls at CERN - status and perspective, Peter Sollander, Head of Industrial Controls and Safety systems group
  • Which engineering methods and tools for future CERN challenges?, Dr Bertrand Nicquevert, Lead chair of the specification committee for accelerators and technology sector
  • Opportunities for industry with the CERN Beam Instrumentation Group, Lars Jensen, Beam instrumentation engineer
  • Vacuum technology at CERN, Paolo Chiggiato, Group Leader, Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings
  • Needs in manufacturing and materials at CERN, Francesco Bertinelli, Group Leader, Mechanical and Materials Engineering Group, Engineering Department
  • Procurement of compute servers, storage systems and communications equipment at CERN, Olof Barring, Deputy Group Leader of the Computing Facilities Group, and Tony Cass, Leader of the Communications Systems Group

 
A few last calls from BSBF2018:

Sponsorships: With one Gold Sponsorship left, an interested business has a unique chance to secure a prime exhibition space. If you did not sign up for an exhibition space in time, this is your chance.

Conference Dinner: The conference dinner is almost sold out. Interested must sign up via the registration as soon as possible.

Site visit to ESS and MAX IV: More than 100 delegates have already signed up for the free-of-charge site visits to ESS and MAX IV in Lund, Sweden. If delegates want to secure a seat at a specific time slot, we encourage them to sign up now.

 

We hope to see you in Copenhagen 26-28 February 2018

 

Presentation topics without speaker name:

  • Present and future high-energy accelerators at CERN. Innovation, technical challenges and opportunities for industry
  • Doing business with CERN
  • Robotic Solutions for CERN Accelerators Harsh Environments
  • CERN - Handling of accelerators large components, complexity of remote handling
  • Introduction to Cryogenics for Big Science facilities
  • Cryogenics at CERN
  • Knowledge Transfer @ CERN
  • Superconductivity in Big Science: a Strong Driver for Industrial Innovation / Superconductivity at CERN: Opportunities for Industry
  • Industrial opportunities in Health, Safety and Environmental Protection at CERN
  • Business Opportunities Related to CERN Electrical Network
  • Radiofrequency Systems at CERN
  • Power system at CERN and Business opportunities
  • High precision and large mechanical components manufacturing and assembly at CERN
  • Beams Department, Industrial Controls at CERN - status and perspective
  • Which engineering methods and tools for future CERN challenges?
  • Opportunities for industry with the CERN Beam Instrumentation Group
  • Vacuum technology at CERN
  • Needs in manufacturing and materials at CERN
  • Procurement of compute servers, storage systems and communications equipment at CERN

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