of the Kick-off meeting
TURKEY, 26 - 27 February 2015
The first project coordination meeting for APPS
project was organized at ASELSAN Macunkoy Premises in Ankara, Turkey. ASELSAN,
SRDC, NANOBIZ, Otonom Teknoloji, Siqura, Thales, ViNotion, Eindhoven University
of Technology, GMT, Turkish Coast Guard, General Directorate for Regulation of
Maritime and Inland Waters were present at the meeting. Company introductions
and contributions in every work packages are explained and summarized by each
project partner. Addition to this, roadmap of 3 years project was
Day 1 – Company Presentations and Work Package Contributions
First day started with the welcome speech and the
meeting agenda was presented by ASELSAN. After that the roll call was
performed. According to the agenda in the first day, the company presentations
were made till noon.
After lunch, partners started to explain their
responsibilities in the project. ASELSAN presented project overview first. In
project overview, the current funding status of consortiums, list of dropping
partners, involvement of partners in work packages were given. Moreover, each
work packages were briefly explained. ASELSAN stated that WP6 will be extracted
by first CR since responsible partner left the project. In original proposal,
WP2 and WP3 used to be led by Thales R&T and Pegasus R&T respectively.
Since French and Canadian partners are not in the project, ASELSAN asked to
other WP contributors to take leadership of those work packages. After
completing project overview, ASELSAN presented their contributions in project.
After ASELSAN's presentation, ViNotion presented their
tasks in the project. ViNotion also presented slides on behalf of Microflown
which are mainly on acoustic vector sensors.
Later on, GMT, Thales, SRDC and Siqura presented their plans for APPS
Day 2 - Work Package Presentations & Discussions
Second day was
started with NANOBIZ work package presentation. After NANOBIZ, Eindhoven
University of Technology explained their roles and responsibilities in project.
With this presentation, WP session was completed.
ASELSAN explained road map and upcoming milestones of the project. During
presentation, PCA signature process, owning leadership of the WP2 and WP3, next
coordination meeting time and location were discussed within project partners.
Following items were concluded.
takes leadership of WP3. Thales will consider taking leadership of WP2.
coordination meeting will be hosted by Thales in Netherlands in September or
October. The exact meeting dates will be determined by using Doodle poll.