International conference  /  22. November 2023  -  23. November 2023

Bremen Bonding Days 2023

The Bremen Bonding Days are for practitioners, technicians and engineers in adhesive bonding. This international conference will take place for the second time on November 22 and 23, 2023 as a face-to-face event at Fraunhofer IFAM, Wiener Strasse 12, 28359 Bremen, Germany.

Experienced speakers from industry and science offer the latest insights and developments on topics such as:

● Industrial applications

● Internalization of adhesive bonding quality assurance standards

● Adhesive processing

● Dimensioning of bonds

● Adhesive bonding and circular economy

To cast a view into the near future, experts will present among others the role of adhesive bonding in the context of circular economy and digitalization.

Join the Bremen Bonding Days and keep up to date in your profession: The event is recognized as continuous training within the scope of DVS®/ EWF- and EWF-Personnel Qualification as well as ISO 21368 (DIN 2304), DIN EN 17460 (DIN 6701) and TL A-0023.




Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Time Session Lecture Speaker
10:00am   Registration and Welcome  
10:40am   Introduction

Dr. Erik Meiß, Dr. Holger Fricke

Fraunhofer IFAM

11:00am Adhesive users Perfect sound experiences realized through adhesive bonding technology

Jan Goossens

Premium Sound Solutions

11:40am Design Design and test of manufacturable, lifetime reliable adhesive joints

Job van Galen

Prodrive Technologies

12:20pm Material supplier Developments in adhesive tapes assisting circularity and repairability

Dr. Evert Smit

Lohmann GmbH & Co. KG

1:00pm   Lunch  
2:00pm Regulations and standards 9 R instead of R9

Prof. Dr. Andreas Groß

Fraunhofer IFAM

2:40pm Regulations and standards National adhesive bonding standards are becoming international

Frank Stein


3:20pm   Coffee Break  
3:40pm Adhesion Laser Shock for NDT of composites materials and bonded joints

Nicolas Cuvillier


4:20pm Adhesion Adhesion promoter with plasma polymerization

Joachim Schüßler

Plasmatreat GmbH

5:00pm   Information about evening event and return to hotel  


Thursday, November 23, 2023

Time Session Lecture Speaker
9:00am Bonding in shipbuilding Adhesive developments within feadship

Jeroen Zoetendaal

Royal Van Lent Shipyard B.V.

9:40am Bonding in shipbuilding Where we are with Interior on yachts

Marc Jessing

Fr. Lürssen Werft GmbH & Co. KG

10:20am   Coffee Break  
10:40am Manufacturing Joining technology in the new BMW iX

Moritz Huf


11:20pm Manufacturing Design to production - Dosing techniques for manufacturability

Robert Delgado

Graco Inc, USA

12:00pm   Coffee Break  
12:20pm Adhesive users Temperature and viscosity control

Mike Bonner

Saint Clair Systems

1:00pm Adhesive users GlueBorne - Impella heart pumps save lives

Dr. Zhenghong Tao, Mario Kleefisch 


1:40pm   Summary and Farewell Greetings

Dr. Erik Meiß, Dr. Holger Fricke

Fraunhofer IFAM

2:00pm   Lunch  
2:30pm   Lab tour adhesive bonding at Fraunhofer IFAM

Dr. Erik Meiß, Dr. Holger Fricke

Fraunhofer IFAM