Progress of HYACINTH Project in summer 2016

09/20/2016 by cidaut

HYACINTH Project is gaining knowledge on social acceptance of Fuel Cell and Hydrogen (FCH) applications among general public and key stakeholders across Europe. Within the last months, the main focus has been on data collection via questionnaires and interviews in the targeted countries (Belgium, Norway, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Slovenia and Spain). These data are being used to examine awareness, familiarity, perception of benefits and costs, global attitude and acceptance of FCH technologies.

In order to engage stakeholders and gain visibility for the future dissemination of results, the project has been presented in several national and international

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NEOHIRE project (H2020): CIDAUT will contribute to reduce the use rare earth elements in the permanent magnets present in wind turbine generators

09/20/2016 by cidaut

In mid-July, we received the EC evaluation for NEOHIRE proposal. It was favorably evaluated within the H2020-NMBP-2016 call, and the grant preparation process started immediately.

The consortium includes CEIT as coordinator, Fraunhofer LBF and CIDAUT as research partners; UPV, UOB and KU Leuven as educational partners and Gamesa, Kolektor and Aichi as industrial partners. The EC has granted NEOHIRE a 4.917.638,75 € funding for this project.

NEOHIRE project (NEOdymium-Iron-Boron base materials, fabrication techniques and recycling solutions to HIghly REduce the consumption of Rare Earths in Permanent Magnets for Wind Energy Application) aims to research and develop

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BRACKETWELD project (Clean Sky 2): CIDAUT will contribute to the development of an innovative welding process for the rapid assembly of thermoplastic brackets to thermoset-matrix composite structures

06/09/2016 by cidaut

CIDAUT has recently started the project BRACKETWELD, a 3 years Research & Innovation Action launched under the Platform 2 of the Large Passenger Aircraft IADP program within Clean Sky 2, which is orientated to the development, assessment and selection of integrative concepts to optimize assembly of elementary parts, sub-components and modules in modern aircrafts. The general objective of the BRACKETWELD project is to contribute to the cost-efficient integration of system and aircraft structures by the development of innovative technology for the rapid assembly of thermoplastic brackets to thermosetting composite components like stringers and frames.

Brackets are small

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The second HYACINTH project meeting and the Mid-Term Review were held in Brussels on 12-13 April 2016

06/09/2016 by cidaut

Partners of the HYACINTH project (Hydrogen Acceptance in the Transition Phase) met at the FCH-JU premises in Brussels to review the work done during the first project period. During the project meeting each Work Package (WP) leader presented the current status and results of their activities and the integration with subsequent project WPs was discussed. In the Mid-Term review, the risks and areas of improvement were discussed together with the Project Officer and external experts.

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HYACINTH project is aimed at studying

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SafetyCube Plenary Meeting, Barcelona – March 2016

06/09/2016 by cidaut

On March 1-3, 2016, CIDAUT attended to Barcelona Plenary Meeting in order to discuss the progress and next steps of the SafetyCube project.

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Within SafetyCube’s methodology workpackage, guidelines for literature search and for summarizing research results – including meta-analysis – have been developed, which together with the revised template for coding research studies, ensures a uniform way of addressing different risks and measures in different areas of interest. That way it will be possible to perform overall quantitative analyses over studies

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MetalMorphosis Project finishes its activity with a successful Final Seminar.

06/09/2016 by cidaut

More than 50 experts attended the final event.

The main results and conclusions obtained during MetalMorphosis were presented in Ghent on the 24th of February 2016. The event was hold in the Belgian Welding Institute facilities and more than 50 experts from different technology fields attended the event.

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Every partner in the consortium presented the work done, the knowledge acquired and the next challenges to be faced. The main conclusion of the event was that MetalMorphosis project has

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Meet CIDAUT at the EU Brokerage Event on KET in Horizon 2020

04/08/2016 by cidaut

The German and French National Contact Point (NCP) and Enterprise Europe Network Alsace with the Europe Alsace Network organise a brokerage event with he objectives to present the European Union’s new NMBP Work Programme 2016 – 2017 of the Framework Programme for Research and Innovation “Horizon 2020” and to prepare future co-operations between participants. We will be sharing our proposal ideas in several of the NMBP, FoF and SPIRE topics in order to lead and collaborate in new proposals, meet us there and let’s build projects together!

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The first REMAGHIC General Meeting takes place at CIDAUT facilities (Spain) on 24-25 February 2016

04/08/2016 by cidaut

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All partners of the REMAGHIC project (except Piaggio and Pininfarina, and the latter joined by webmeeting) gathered in Valladolid (Spain) to review the work done during the first six months of the project. During this period the main work has been focused on WP 1 and WP2, which are related with the recovery of REE and magnesium from industrial waste input. WP5 LCCA models development has already been kicked off during this time and Dissemination & Communication activities (WP6) and

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CIDAUT will be at the World Manufacturing Forum in May

04/08/2016 by cidaut

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Source http://www.worldmanufacturingforum.org/

The World Manufacturing Forum (which is an event funded by the European Union Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020) will take place in Barcelona on 3-4 May. This year’s edition is titled From Global Challenges to Grand Manufacturing Opportunities: Leading towards Growth and Sustainability. At CIDAUT we believe this is a great chance to speak about projects, ideas and challenges to come with partners and customers, enlarging out networks and enriching the experience with fruitful conversations

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Cidaut will be a member of the Scientific Reviewing Committee of the First World Light Electric Vehicle Summit (LEVS)

04/08/2016 by cidaut

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Light electric vehicles are becoming a key actor in the urban sustainable mobility, but nowadays there is not a meeting point to highlight all the research activities related to this kind of vehicles. Attending to this need LEVS, the World Light Electric Vehicle Summit, is born.

The first edition will be held in Barcelona, 20th and 21st September 2016.

The initiative has four main objectives:

Learn from each other’s experience. Present the actual status of work and achievements. Find partners to ...

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