Past events


Future and Emerging Mathematical Technologies in Europe

11-15 December, 2017
Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands


The workshop is organized under the auspices of EU-MATHS-IN – European Network of Mathematics for Industry and Innovation. This network is a collaboration of national organizations from 17 European countries. The promoting partners of EU-MATHS-IN are the European Mathematical Society and the European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry.
The primary objective of the meeting is to discuss success stories and share experience and best practices of organizing collaborative research projects with industry, as well as to discuss and brainstorm about joint future activities. One of the major obstacles to be addressed is the low visibility of Mathematical Technologies in European programs. We will also discuss measures facilitating awareness about existing expertise in Europe and knowledge transfer.

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Workshop on Mathematical solutions for Industry: Success stories and perspectives

27-28 October, 2016
Madrid, Spain

Scope of the workshop | Mathematical technology provides advanced solutions to diverse problems encountered in companies in the development of their productive activity. The aim of the “Workshop on Mathematical solutions for Industry: Success stories and perspectives” is to promote the transfer of mathematical technology to companies and institutions, showing the technological solutions provided for each industrial sector and contributing, in turn, to the generation of research and development from an interdisciplinary perspective.

Within this event it is planned to present several successful collaboration examples between research groups and companies from the industrial sectors involved:
– Energy and Environment
– Biomedicine, Pharmacy and Health Care
– Economy and Finance
– Information and Communication Technology and Logistics
– Materials, Aeronautics and Automotive

Confirmed speakers include representatives of | Instituto Geológico y Minero de España (IGME), Basque Center for Applied Mathematics (BCAM), CICEnergiGUNE, Instituto Ciencias Matemáticas (ICMAT), Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibersitatea (UPV/EHU), Analistas Financieros Internacionales (AFI), Universidade da Coruña (UDC), Banco de Santander, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC), Consortium Madrid-MIT M+Visión, Universidad de Valencia (UV), IS3D Engineering, Universidad de les Illes Balears (UIB), Centre Nationale Etudes Spatiales (CNES), Universidade de Vigo (Uvigo), Fundiciones Rey, Universidade de Santiago de Compostela (USC), GKN Driveline and Agencia Estatal de Seguridad Aérea (AESA).
(See Provisional Agenda)

Posters Session | We invite you to present a poster on successful collaboration examples between research groups in mathematics and companies from the industrial sectors involved in the workshop (but not limited to). (See detailed info)

Registration | Please, register for free:

Important Deadlines:

Registration Deadline | Until October 15th, 2016
Posters Submission | Until September, 30th, 2016

Scientific Committee:Alfredo Bermúdez de Castro López-Varela, Bartomeu Coll Vicens, Pedro Fernández de Córdoba Castellá, Mikel Lezaun Iturralde, Carlos Parés Madroñal.
Organizing Committee: David Gómez-Ullate, Jorge González-Ortega, April Liu, Edgar Moya Álvarez, David Ríos Ínsua, Fe Sampayo Fernández.
Organizers Institutions | The event is co-organized by the Institute of Mathematical Sciences (ICMAT) and the Spanish Network for Mathematics & Industry (math-in).
It is funded by the Thematic Network RTmath-in, granted by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness within the dynamic actions “Networks of Excellence” at 2014 call as well as by the AXA-ICMAT cathedra and the project “Inteligencia artificial y ciencia de datos: aplicaciones a la detección de fraude en medios de pago” funded by Fundación BBVA. The workshop is also funded by the project Ref. SEV-2015-0554 developed under Severo Ochoa Excellence Program of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

More info | All the information concerning the event will be continuously updated on the website:


ICT Proposers' Day 2016

26 – 27 September, 2016
Bratislava, Slovakia

ICT Proposers’ Day 2016 is organised on Monday & Tuesday the 26-27 September 2016, as part of Digital Week in Bratislava.This event falls during the Digital Week and will be followed by the Digital Assembly on 28-29 September in Slovakia.
The event will focus on the Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17 in the field of Information & Communication Technologies. It will offer a unique and exceptional opportunity to build quality partnerships with academics, researchers, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe.
Session “Mathematics for Horizon2020” is at 14:00 – 14:45 on Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Aim of the session is for the mathematical stakeholders to make their case to the proposers at large, and demonstrate that they can be useful and an interesting party in the relevant calls.
The final programme is available here.


124th European Study Group With Industry

29 August – 2 September, 2016
Rome, Italy

Sportello Matematico per l’Industria Italiana, with the support of MI-Net COST Action, organizes the 124th European Study Group with Industry. The event will take place in Rome from August 29th to September 2nd 2016.
European Study Groups with Industry are events with a well-established international tradition: enterprises and researchers in Applied Mathematics work and brainstorm together to solve real industrial problems. A Study Group represents a great chance for researchers that allows to work on cutting-edge industrial problems, find new connections with industrial partners and explore novel research lines.
The participation to the event is free for Academics. Funds are available to support accommodation costs for a limited number of participant.
All the information concerning the programme of the week, the selected industrial problems, and the registration procedure are available on the event website:
For any further information feel free to contact the organization team


122 European Study Group with Industry

19 – 23 September, 2016
Santiago de Compostela, Spain

122 ESGI -European Study Group with Industry-, jointly organized by the Technological Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITMATI) and the Spanish Network for Mathematics –Industry (math-in) will be held on 19-23 September in Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
The ESGI provide a forum for industrial scientists to work alongside academic mathematicians on problems of direct industrial relevance.
122 ESGI, bringing together specialists from Applied Mathematics and Statistics and Operations Research, aims to promote Mathematics transfer to industry actively seeking research and development projects where mathematics has a special relevance.
These are some of the companies involved:iAudioría,Teknova.
All information concerning the event will be continuously updated on the website:
Attendance is free, but prior registration is required. The registration deadline is September 15th, 2016.


Just one week before the early bird entry prize draw closes for TakeAIM 2015!

Calling all students: remember to enter the TakeAIM competition by describing your research in 250 words or less, for your chance to win £1,000 of Apple vouchers.
*A single bonus prize of a £50 Amazon voucher will be drawn at random from early bird entries received by midnight next Monday, 28th September 2015.*
The competition is organised by the Smith Institute for Industrial Mathematics and System Engineering, enabled by the generous sponsorship of Babcock International, BT, EPSRC, Experian, GCHQ, National Nuclear Laboratory, NAG, and Satellite Applications Catapult.
It is open to all students in the mathematical sciences, (undergraduates and postgraduates) registered for a first or higher degree and studying at a European University.
See the competition page on our website for full details. The closing date is Tuesday 13th October 2015.
Good Luck!


Call for Nominations of Candidates for The Felix Klein Prize

Nowadays, mathematics often plays the decisive role in finding solutions to numerous technical, economical and organizational problems. In order to encourage such solutions and to reward exceptional research in the area of applied mathematics the EMS decided, in October 1999, to establish the Felix Klein Prize.

The mathematician Felix Klein (1849-1925) is generally acknowledged as a pioneer with regard to the close connection between mathematics and applications which lead to solutions to technical problems.


! Mathematics ∩ ICT = ∅ : an artbotics extravaganza

Our motivation is to bring together mathematicians and ICT specialists to explain why mathematics is so important to the development of new ICT technologies and industrial applications, to form a new Maths-ICT community.


Speed dating with mathematicians from EU-MATHS-IN

The main objective of this session is, like in relational speed dating, to get to know each other better in a short amount of time and to assess whether the short introduction is a basis for further contact.


Course: Polynomial Programming

Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITMATI) is going to organize a course in Polynomial Programming from 11th to 19th of May.


115 European Study Group with Industry 25 – 29 January, 2016, Barcelona

The 115th European Study Group with Industry (ESGI), jointly organised by Centre de Recerca Matemàtica and Spanish Network for Mathematics- Industry, will be held in Barcelona on the 25th-29th January 2016.


OpenDreamKit: Open Digital Research Environment Toolkit for the Advancement of Mathematics

OpenDreamKit is a Horizon 2020 European Research Infrastructure project (#676541) that will run for four years, starting from September 2015. It will provide substantial funding to the open source computational mathematics ecosystem, and in particular popular tools such as LinBox, MPIR, SageMath, GAP, Pari/GP, LMFDB, Singular, MathHub, and the IPython/Jupyter interactive computing environment.