Institut für Energietechnik (IET)
HSR

The First Swiss Wind Energy R&D Forum

Unleashing the full potential of Swiss R&D on the international wind energy market!

The First Swiss Wind Energy R&D Forum 2019 at the University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil on Wednesday, 15th May, 2019, brings together Swiss research institutes with innovative companies in the area of wind energy technology for the first time. It also provides a platform for the new Swiss Wind Energy R&D Network.

Programme

10:30 - 11:00     Welcome coffee and registration

11:00 - 11:30     Opening address

- Prof. Dr. Henrik Nordborg, Dr. Sarah Barber (HSR)

11:30 - 12:30     Key-note presentations:

- ABB (A. Timbus), ETHZ (I. Abdallah), GDC (U. Giger)

12:30 - 13:30     Lunch

13:30 - 14:00     One-minute speed presentations

14:00 - 15:00     Poster presentations and discussions with coffee

- Focus topic 1: innovations in wind turbines and their components

- Focus topic 2: innovations in wind farm planning

- Focus topic 3: innovations in wind farm operation

15:30 - 16:00    Workshop in small groups

- "How can Swiss technical capabilities be better leveraged in the international wind energy market?"

- "What are your thoughts and ideas regarding a Swiss Wind Energy R&D Network?"

16:00 - 17:00     Apero

Contributions

Please get in touch if you are interested in contributing a one-minute presentation and a poster/table-top presentation!

Registration

Coming soon

Why attend?

This event provides a unique networking opportunity to strengthen the collaboration between industry and research in the international wind energy sector.

For companies:

  • Learn about the capabilities of Swiss research institutes in the area of wind energy.
  • Learn about the capabilities of Swiss research institutes in relevant areas such as machine learning, big data, weather predictions and composite manufacturing.
  • Meet potential research partners for exciting new R&D projects.
  • Discuss ideas and challenges with your peers.

For research institutes:

  • Find out what other Swiss research institutes are doing in the area of wind energy.
  • Start new collaborations with other Swiss research institutes.
  • Understand more about the real needs of the wind energy industry.
  • Meet potential industry partners for exciting new R&D projects.
  • Discuss ideas and challenges with your peers.
  • Develop new ideas, innovations and spin-offs.

Contact

Dr.-Ing. Sarah Barber
Oberseestrasse 10
CH-8640 Rapperswil SG
+41 (0)55 222 42 62

sarah.barber(at)hsr.ch