Halle (Saale), Germany

Sandwich-Monocoque for lightweight electric cars

when 9 September 2018 - 14 September 2018
language English
duration 1 week

For the second time ThermHex Waben GmbH invites students to participate in the Innovation Summer School “Geist 21” in Halle (Saale). From September 9th to 14th participants will get deep insights into the future-oriented industry of lightweight sandwich materials and polypropylene honeycomb cores for use in the automotive sector. They get to know the innovative material in practice-oriented lectures, discuss innovation possibilities and implement them directly in the creative laboratory. This year's topic is “monocoque sandwich construction (Sandwich-Monocoque) for lightweight electric cars”. Especially suitable for the Innovation Summer School are students from the fields of vehicle construction, aerospace and fiber composites/plastic technology with great interest in new materials. Participation is limited and free of charge. Registration is now open at www.geist21.com. The winning team will receive a bonus of EUR 500,-.
The Innovation Summer School takes place at the historical headquarters of the former "Hallesche Papierwarenfabrik Heilbrun & Pinner". In 1901, the industrial basis for today’s widespread honeycomb technology for lightweight sandwich components was created right here. Further information about the Innovation Summer School and the conditions for participation can be found at the official website.

Course leader

ThermHex Waben GmbH, Mona Boche-Würfel

Target group

Master Students from vehicle construction, automotive engineering, aerospace, composites

Course aim

deep insights in future industry and lightweight core material

Fee info

EUR 0: Participation is limited but free of charge. ThermHex covers board and lodging. You only have to bear the costs for travel arrangements.