On 21-22 November, SuPREME partners IMP-PAN, Poland, Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark, University of Twente (UTwente), the Netherlands, and eseia, Austria met at the KEZO Research Centre, in Jablonna, Poland, to discuss the next steps in the implementation of the project, whose completion is expected in October 2018. At the transnational meeting, the leaders of each work package presented the status of the project, highlighting the tasks that have been completed and the challenges to face till the end of the project. The consortium also discussed the details of the SuPREME Final Conference, taking place before the end of October 2018. Partners agreed to foster collaboration in research through joint publications and research project preparation. Furthermore, short and long term visits were agreed between AAU, UTwente and IMP-PAN.
eseia will continue to support IMP-PAN in generating new EU proposals. Three proposals have been submitted targeting the COST Action “Nano-B-Hive” on Smart Energy Materials, MATERIEL – nanomaterials for life long eco-buildings, and SESSUM on the optimisation of existing infrastructures and vehicles. Meanwhile, eseia has started planning the third SuPREME International Summer School on macro and micro scale systems at LNEG in Lisbon, Portugal, on 9-12 July 2018.
The SUPREME project twins one of Poland’s best energy research centres, IMP-PAN´ KEZO Research Centre, with the Aalborg University, in Denmark, the University Twente, in the Netherlands, and eseia, in Austria to promote knowledge transfer in integrating energy technologies. The project’s well-formulated mix of extended staff exchanges, joint work, Summer Schools, and training events create long-lasting and effective partnership that will have a long-standing impact on Poland’s energy system infrastructure.