QUALIFY project presented at the M2i conference in Noordwijkerhout
QUALIFY was featured at the M2i conference Meeting Materials 2018. The program consisted of interesting workshops and presentations and of course a lot of opportunities to expand our network. Over 300 participants, representatives from SME’s, to renowned industrial manufacturing companies, international universities and research institutes visited us this year. The Qualify booth (with banner, posters and takeaway leaflets) was manned by M2I, was well attended. Questions regarding the project were answered to a very interested audience, and possible collaboration links were made.
Advanced Materials Research and Manufacturing Technologies (AMRMT 2018)
The QUALIFY project was presented by Dr. Jesus Mediavilla Varas (M2I, and Qualify project lead) at the 2018 3rd International Conference on Advanced Materials Research and Manufacturing Technologies in Shanghai, China, from August 11 to 13, 2018.The conference is organized by the by Hong Kong Society of Mechanical Engineers (HKSME), AMRMT 2018 aim to present the latest research and results of scientists related to Advanced Materials Research and Manufacturing Technologies and other topics.
Seminar on Structural Integrity of Metal Structures
The QUALIFY project was presented during a poster session by prof. dr. ir. Wim De Waele (Ghent University, Belgium) at the 2018 3rd Seminar on “Structural Integrity of Metal Structures” in Gent, Belgium, on May 24th, 2018. The seminar is organized by the partners of Metal Structures Centre (OCAS, Belgian Welding Institute, Ghent University). These seminars revealed strong interest and an interactive participation from different sectors, ranging from the oil & gas and petrochemical sectors, as well as maritime sector, offshore wind, infrastructure and pressure vessel markets.
QUALIFY project was featured at FIBRESHIP workshop on 14 July 2018 in London
The First public FIBRESHIP workshop was hosted organised by Lloyd’s Register in London with representatives from the FIBRESHIP project Advisory Board, Industry experts, IMO, MCA, co‐coordinators and representatives from EU RAMSSES, Interreg2Seas QUALIFY and E‐Lass projects. The main aims of this workshop were: to communicate and enlighten each other about the project objectives and work progress; Identify possible technical areas of collaboration; facilitate possible exchange of technical information: identify further common dissemination activities.
First meeting of the QUALIFY consortium
The project partners held their first meeting on the 2nd and 3rd October 2017, at DAMEN Shipyards in Vlissingen, the Netherlands. The planning of the activities was discussed in detail, and further discussions were planned with the participation of industrial players and classification societies in the consortium, to define the most suitable configuration to be tested in the project.