AdTech project European harmonized training system focus on adhesive bonding technologies

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A. Loureiro
L. F. M. da Silva
A. Almeida
T. Rosado
A. Casero
E. Meiβ
H. Balaska
M. Uran
R. Almeida

Abstract

The technology of adhesive bonding is experiencing rapid growth in Europe and in other world markets, leading to products of improved quality. Therefore, a strong competitive advantage is gained if industries are able to master the knowledge, competencies and techniques needed for the implementation of vital manufacturing techniques. Harmonised training systems have become crucial to respond to the labour market needs and to link education to industrial environments. The AdTech project developed a European harmonized training system to support the industries that depend on the availability and knowledge of professionals to better leverage the adhesive practice. This project tackled this challenge by supporting the development of high-quality work-based vocational educational training for adhesive bonding, encompassing professional profiles that will cover the industries’ requirements regarding the application of adhesive technologies. With AdTech, it has been possible to address training needs, develop harmonised curricula and implement a sustainable consortium.

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Author Biographies

A. Loureiro, University of Porto

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

University of Porto

Rua Dr. Roberto Frias

4200-465 PORTO

Portugal

L. F. M. da Silva, University of Porto

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Faculty of Engineering

University of Porto

Rua Dr. Roberto Frias

4200-465 PORTO

Portugal

A. Almeida, European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting

European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting

Av. Professor Cavaco Silva, 33 - Tagus Park

2740-120, PORTO-SALVO

Portugal

T. Rosado, European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting

European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting

Av. Professor Cavaco Silva, 33 - Tagus Park

2740-120, PORTO-SALVO

Portugal

A. Casero, Asociación Española de Soldadura y Tecnologías de Unión

Asociación Española de Soldadura y Tecnologías de Unión

Condado de Treviño 2, Local F-31

28033, MADRID

Spain

E. Meiβ, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials

Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials

Wiener Straße 12

28359, BREMEN

Germany

H. Balaska, Schweisstechnische Zentralanstalt

Schweisstechnische Zentralanstalt

Arsenal, Objekt 207(br) A

1030, VIENNA

Austria

M. Uran, Slovensko Drustvo Za Varilno Tehniko

Slovensko Drustvo Za Varilno Tehniko

Ptujska 19

1000, LJUBLJANA

Slovenia

R. Almeida, Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade

Instituto de Soldadura e Qualidade

Av. Prof. Dr. Cavaco Silva, 33 - Taguspark

2740-120, PORTO-SALVO

Portugal

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