The 3rd Face to Face Project Meeting for FASTGRID is being held on the 19-20 October 2017 at the UAB Campus. The meeting is organized by KIT in Karlsruhe and hosted by ICMAB, in Barcelona. The project meeting starts at 12.00 pm on Thursday with a lab tour of ICMAB, followed by the individual partner presentations as well as status report by the project coordinator, Pascal Tixador from CNRS, at 2 pm at Hotel Campus, Bellaterra.
The meeting continues with the project status of the different workpackages of the project during the two days: WP1: Advanced and emerging REBCO Tapes; WP2: Long length REBCO tapes for demonstration; WP3: Functionalized material for devices and FCL smart module; WP4: Validation and demonstration tests; WP5: Dissemination and socio-economic aspects and WP6: Project management.
The main objectives of the FASTGRID project are to:
The Project, which has received funding from the European Union‘s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the grant agreement No 721019, has a duration of 42 months, and started on January 1, 2017. 12 partners, comprising 9 research institutions and 3 industrial partners, from 8 different countries (Canada, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Slovakia, Spain and Switzerland) are working together in this project, which has a budget of 9 M€.
The detailed agenda for the 3rd Project meeting in Barcelona can be downloaded here.