Events

Webinar 8 - Data management

Date: 30. 8. 2022
Time: 9:00

The topic of the webinar was "Data management".

Webinar within project GeoUS (Geothermal Energy in Special Underground Structures). The webinar was on Tuesday August 30th 2022 at 9:00. The webinar on topic ”Data management” was led by Dieter Weise scientist at Fraunhofer IWU Chemnitz in the Sheet Metal Forming and Basics department in cooperation with Vanessa Jekel - Data Protection and Information Security Officer and Administrative Systems in Fraunhofer.

Webinar 7 - Ethics and Equality

Date: 21. 4. 2022
Time: 12:15 – 15:00

The topic of the webinar was "Ethics and Equality".

The webinar was make on 21th April 2022 at 12:15. The webinar was led by Tommi Lehtonen - the Director of Responsibility and Ethics at the University of Vaasa, Finland. This lecture was discusses the fundamentals of ethics, proceeding to specific questions about sustainable development, equality and the ethics of science. The idea is to help you reflect on relevant ethical aspects in your life and work.

Webinar 6 - Creating commercial opportunities from research

Date: 15. 12. 2021
Time: 15:00 – 16:00

We would like to invite you a to a webinar, which was held as a part of the GEoUS project.

The topic of the webinar is "Creating commercial opportunities from research“.

The webinar was took place on 15th December 2021 at 15:00. The webinar was led by Dieter Weise and Thomas Doppelberger (Leader Fraunhofer Venture), from Fraunhofer. Fraunhofer Venture is responsible for spin-off and investment management for Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft e.V.- Europe's largest institute for applied research. Fraunhofer Venture turns world-class technology into successful start-ups and bring innovative ideas to market. Fraunhofer Venture is always looking for researchers and entrepreneurs with a science, business or start-up background who want to change the world. Fraunhofer Venture provides everything they need to reach their goals, including access to technology, unique company building, seed capital and partnerships.

Webinar 5 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 27. 8. 2021
Time: 8:00 – 10:00

We would like to invite you a to a webinar, which will be held as a part of the GeoUS project.

The topic of the webinar is "Citizen engagement". The webinar will be led by associate professor Teemu Närvä from the University of Vaasa. He works as a project manager at the Levón Institute for Management and Organizational Development. The students first look at videos and comics and then there will be a discussion on how to get involved. These issues will be discussed during the webinar - participant engagement. The aim of the discussion is about to getting attention of people and provide them positive experience.

Hobby club: Energy around us – GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 4. 10. 2021 (16:00 - 17:30)

What is energy, where does it come from and how do we humans use it? The hobby club with regular every fourteen days lessons thematically focused on individual types of energy. It is intended for primary school students aged 7 to 14 years. The aim is to obtain knowledges, discovering, experiment and learn the issue of renewable energies such as geothermal energies.

Researchers’ Night – GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 24. 9. 2021 (17:00 - 22:00)

Researchers’ Night of the Technical University Ostrava, an event that, for one evening, brings life to hundreds of science buildings that no ordinary mortal can enter. Visitors pass through laboratories and lecture halls, experience exploding experiments, and learn about hot topics in depth.

Scientific skills and knowledge training

Date: 23. 8. – 27. 8. 2021

The activity is focused on raising research and innovation skills of staff members of VSB-TUO. The part of training is aimed at scientific writing and project proposal preparation. Mentoring groups led by researchers from University of Vaasa (Finland) and Fraunhofer Institute (Germany) will discuss specific topics of geothermal research with invited industrial and research partners.

Art & Science – GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 2. 9. 2021
Time: 9:00 - 18:00

Art & Science Festival event takes place in Ostrava City, Czech Republic. Staffs will realize presentation stand focused on thermal energy. Exhibits will present scientific and research results in a lively and interesting way to a non-academic audience. New presentation techniques and methods implemented by Fraunhofer Institute or University of Vaasa experiences will increase public awareness and understanding of scientific intentions in geothermal energy research.

Webinar 4 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 26. 4. 2021
Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Fourth online GeoUS course for students and young researchers will continue this month. The topic of current webinar is "Responsible Research and Innovation". The webinar will be led by associate professor Ville Tuomi from University of Vaasa.

Webinar 3 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 15. 12. 2020
Time: 14:00 - 15:30

As part of GeoUS Horizon 2020 project, our regular online courses for students and young researchers will continue with third course. The topic of the third webinar is: "Leadership". The webinar will be led by Dipl.-Ing. Dieter Weise and his colleague from Fraunhofer Institute.

Webinar 2 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 26. 11. 2020
Time: 12:30 - 14:00

As part of GeoUS Horizon 2020 project, there will be regular online courses for students and young researchers. The topic of the second webinar is: "Proposal writing". The webinar will be led by Dipl.-Ing. Dieter Weise from Fraunhofer Institute.

Webinar 1 - GeoUS Horizont 2020

Date: 27. 5. 2020
Time: 13:15 - 14:15

As part of our new GEoUS Horizon 2020 project, there will be regular online courses for students and young researchers. We start next week with the first Webinar on the topic: "Scientific presentation writing and speaking".


Openning conference summary

23. 4. 2020

Given the current situation in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was decided to organize the GeoUS Kick-off meeting by teleconference and also to proceed with the GeoUS Opening Conference as ''web conference''. Web Conference and the kick-off meeting took place online on 23rd April 2020. The partners provided the presentations introducing the project partners, H2020 project, and the research in geothermal energy.

The presentations are available online:

  1. Jiří Koziorek
    VSB – TU Ostrava
    Topic: VSB-TUO Introduction, profile of the VSB-TUO, Research Centers & Innovation


  2. Jiří Koziorek
    VSB – TU Ostrava
    Topic: GeoUS Introduction


  3. Pavel Pospíšil
    VSB – TU Ostrava
    Topic: GeoUS VSB-TUO, Geothermal energy at VSB-TUO


  4. Matthias Demmler
    Fraunhofer IWU
    Topic: Fraunhofer Introduction


  5. Matthias Demmler
    Fraunhofer IWU
    Topic: Profile of the Fraunhofer IWU, Division Sheet Metal Forming


  6. Brigita Martinkauppi
    University of Vaasa
    Topic: Geothermal Energy


  7. Mohsen Assadi
    University of Stavanger
    Topic: GeoUS Stavanger, Overview: Program area for geothermal energy at UiS


  8. Anna Vosečková
    The Technology Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences
    Topic: H2020 Presentation, Twinning in H2020 and outlook to Horizon Europe


  9. Stephen Fox
    Panliska and Associates
    Topic: Forget HORIZON 2020


  10. Davor Pollak, Ioannis Abatzis, Corinna Abesser
    Hrvatski geološki institut
    Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland
    British Geological Survey

    Topic: Project presentation – GeoTwinn, Poster GeoTwinn, strengthening research in the Croatian Geological Survey: Geoscience-Twinning to develop state-of-the-art subsurface modeling capability and scientific impact. Renewable energy research group.


  11. Tomáš Fiedler
    Moravian-Silesian Region government
    Topic: Moravian-Silesian Region presentation


  12. Antonín Kunz
    GreengassDPB
    Topic: Geothermal Energy Usage


  13. Tomasz Śliwa
    AGH University of Science and Technology
    Topic: Geoenergetics Laboratory at Faculty AGH of Drilling, Oil and Gas University of Science and Technology in Krakow (Poland)


  14. Robotsystem
    Robotsystem s.r.o.
    Topic: Areas of research and development.

Openning conference

26. - 27. 3. 2020

We are pleased to announce that VSB – Technical University of Ostrava has launched a three-year project GeoUS (Geothermal Energy in Special Underground Structures) supported by the Horizon 2020 program. The aim of the project is to increase scientific excellence of VSB-TUO in geothermal energy by working alongside outstanding foreign workplaces such as German Fraunhofer Institute and the Finnish University of Vaasa.