Working Group meetings – Milano 2016


The full program of the COST-Action meeting in Milano on the 16th and 17th of March 2016 is available for download.


The meeting will take place at the Politecnico di Milano – Campus Leonardo: Piazza Leonardo da Vinci, 32 – I-20133 Milano – Italy. (Please note that COST does not reimburse Taxi expenses).

  • Building South, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32- De Donato Room
  • Building 11, via Ampére 2 – Gamma Room, Gamma 2 Room, Consiglio Room, Rogers Room
  • Building 14, via Bonardi 9 – Textiles Hub Pavillion

Invitations are sent

The official e-COST invitation for the meeting are sent by e-mail.

Reimbursement claim

Please only ‘save’ your Online Travel Reimbursement Request (TRR) form and do not yet submit it before the end of the meeting.

After the meeting, you are asked to submit a duly completed and signed by hand Travel Reimbursement Request (TRR) form within 30 calendar days from the end date of the approved meeting and send it to the Grant Holder: Marijke Mollaert, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussels, Belgium.

No WG3 session

Working Group 3 will not meet due to the unavailability of its working group leaders. Nevertheless, WG3 members are still welcome to join WG2 (and other WG’s).

Wednesday 16/03/2016
Building 11, via Ampére 2Gamma Room, Gamma 2 Room, Consiglio Room
09.00 – 09.30Welcome
09.30 – 11.30Working Groups (1c, 2+3, 4+5)
11.30 – 11.45Coffee Break
11.45 – 13.15Working Groups (1a+1b, 5+4)
13.15 – 14.15Lunch break
Building South, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32De Donato Room
14.30 – 15.30Plenary session 1: Networking (program see below)
15.30 – 15.45Coffee Break
15.45 – 16.45Plenary session 2: envisioning (program see below)
Building South, Piazza Leonardo da Vinci 32De Donato Room
17.00 – 17.45Management Committee
Building 14, via Bonardi 9Textiles Hub Pavillion
17.00 – 17.45TensiNet WG on “Good Practice”
18.00 – 19.30TensiNet Partner Meeting
Thursday 17/03/2016
Building 11, via Ampére 2Rogers Room
09.00 – 09.30Welcome and coffee
09.30 – 12.30Working Groups (1b, 2+3, 4+5)
Building 11, via Ampére 2Gamma Room, Gamma 2 Room, Consiglio Room
12.30 – 13.00Plenary session 3: Conclusion of Working Groups
13.00 – 14.00Lunch & Greetings
Plenary keynote lectures

Plenary session 1: Networking

  • Prof. Maurizio Gaudagnini (University of Sheffield, UK) – The Progress of composites in construction – COST Action TU1207
  • Prof. Marco Perino (University of Turin, IT) – Component performance and characterization methods of adaptive facades – WG2 COST Action TU1403

Plenary session 2: Envisioning


Politecnico di Milano

campus Milano Leonardo
I-20133 Milano – Italy
T: +39 02 23992008

Some Hotels

Click here for a list of recommended hotels. All hotels are indicated in the map below.


The dinner on Wednesday evening will be in the following restaurant:

Santa Marta Restaurant
via Santa Marta 6