On 7-8 December 2017 the 7 project partners gathered in Glasgow, Scotland to kick-off the NEXUS project. In the presence of the project officer, Renata Kadric, the NEXUS consortium discussed the planning of the first year and the immediate actions after the project start.
During the first day the co-coordinators, Rolls Royce Marine and ARTTIC, outlined the overall structure and the management principles. The host, the University of Strathclyde, also provided the opportunity to tour the Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering, including their hydrodynamics lab tank, PhD Facility and the Marine Safety Research Centre.
The second day was dedicated to the detailed, technical discussions on the WPs. The NEXUS consortium discussed at the interaction among the WPs, detailed planning, and the expected results.
The new project website will keep interested parties updated in the future.