European Materials Modelling Council

  • Nadja AdamovicEmail author
  • Pietro Asinari
  • Gerhard Goldbeck
  • Adham Hashibon
  • Kersti Hermansson
  • Denka Hristova-Bogaerds
  • Rudolf Koopmans
  • Tom Verbrugge
  • Erich Wimmer
Conference paper
Part of the The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series book series (MMMS)


The aim of the European Materials Modelling Council (EMMC) is to establish current and forward looking complementary activities necessary to bring the field of materials modelling closer to the demands of manufacturers (both small and large enterprises) in Europe. The ultimate goal is that materials modelling and simulation will become an integral part of product life cycle management in European industry, thereby making a strong contribution to enhance innovation and competitiveness on a global level. Based on intensive efforts in the past two years within the EMMC, which included numerous consultation and networking actions with representatives of all stakeholders including Modellers, Software Owners, Translators and Manufacturers in Europe, the EMMC identified and proposed a set of underpinning and enabling actions to increase the industrial exploitation of materials modelling in Europe. EMMC will pursue the following overarching objectives in order to bridge the gap between academic innovation and industrial application:
  • enhance the interaction and collaboration between all stakeholders engaged in different types of materials modelling, including modellers, software owners, translators and manufacturers,

  • facilitate integrated materials modelling in Europe building on strong and coherent foundations,

  • coordinate and support actors and mechanisms that enable rapid transfer of materials modelling from academic innovation to the end users and potential beneficiaries in industry,

  • achieve greater awareness and uptake of materials modelling in industry, in particular SMEs,

  • elaborate Roadmaps that (i) identify major obstacles to widening the use of materials modelling and (ii) elaborate strategies to overcome them.


Materials modelling Models Coupling/Linking Interoperability Metadata schema e-CUDS Open simulation platform Marketplace Validated software Data repositories Translation Economic impact 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nadja Adamovic
    • 1
    Email author
  • Pietro Asinari
    • 2
  • Gerhard Goldbeck
    • 3
  • Adham Hashibon
    • 4
  • Kersti Hermansson
    • 5
  • Denka Hristova-Bogaerds
    • 6
  • Rudolf Koopmans
    • 7
  • Tom Verbrugge
    • 8
  • Erich Wimmer
    • 9
  1. 1.TU Wien, Institute of Sensor and Actuator Systems (ISAS)ViennaAustria
  2. 2.Department of EnergyPolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly
  3. 3.Goldbeck Consulting LtdSt Johns Innovation CentreCambridgeUK
  4. 4.Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWMFreiburgGermany
  5. 5.The Ångström Laboratory, Chemistry DepartmentUppsala UniversityUppsalaSweden
  6. 6.Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI)EindhovenThe Netherlands
  7. 7.Koopmans Consulting GmbHZurichSwitzerland
  8. 8.Dow Benelux B.VHoekThe Netherlands
  9. 9.Materials DesignLe MansFrance

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