TailorCrete Presentation and Tour de Force of Achievements

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TailorCrete Presentation and Tour de Force of Achievements

TailorCrete is a four-year-long collaborative EU-funded research project aimed at integrating robotics and automation processes into the concrete construction industry. The mission is to enable the cost-effective construction of complex concrete forms.

Today, the development of emergent robotic technologies and digital design tools has situated the concrete construction industry at a critical juncture. As such, TailorCrete aims to transform the European construction sector from a material-driven industry to a knowledge-driven one. Led by the Danish Technology Institute, and funded by a multi-year grant from EU’s Seventh Framework Program, TailorCrete draws from both the public and private sectors within the EU and neighboring states. TailorCrete’s participants include: Bekaert, Chalmers, Czech Technical University, DesignToProduction, DTI, Dragados, MT Højgaard, ETH Zürich, Giben Scandinavia, Grace, Paschal, Superpool, Unicon, and Syddansk Universitet.

Full Scale Demonstrator Project in Aarhus

Wednesday, January 22nd

Arrival at Danish Technological Institute.
Gregersensvej 1, DK-2630 Høje Taastrup**
“Pre-fabricated Formwork” - Short presentations of research by
   Thomas Juul Andersen - Danish Technological Institute
   Silvan Oesterle - ETH Zurich
   Fabian Scheurer - Design To Production
Demonstration of the production of milled formwork.
Transport to Gibotech.
Hollufgaardsvej 31, DK-5260 Odense S
“Reinforcement Systems” - Short presentations of research by
   Jens Cortsen - Southern Danish University
   Karin Lundgren - Chalmers
Demonstration of the production of robot processed reinforcement.
Transport to Aarhus and Hotel check-in.
Dinner in Aarhus.
Thursday, January 23rd
Arrival at Paschal Denmark.
Bredskiftevej 24-26, DK-8210 Århus V
Opening speech - Mette Glavind.
Director, Building and Construction, Danish Technological Institute
“On-site building and concrete technology”
Short presentations of research by
   Michael Strøm - Danish Technological Institute
   Carlos Barcena Martin - Dragados
   Borek Patzak - Czech Technical University
   Gregers Tang Thomsen - Superpool
Keynote by Kasper Guldager Jørgensen, Director GXN.
 “Importance of innovation in material and construction methods”
Tour of the Full Scale Demonstrator.
End of event.
Bredskiftevej 24-26, DK-8210 Århus V **
** Regarding airport transfer we recommend train. Go to: www.dsb.dk.
If needed DTI will be helpfull. Contact: anc@teknologisk.dk
Participation for the first day will be 150 Euros per person.
Second day’s event will be free of charge.
Participants shall sign up no later than Friday, January 10th, 2014 by contacting: Anita Rasmussen, anc@dti.dk