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  • January 2018: Consortium Meeting at University of Patras 
    The partners have presented and discuss the latest developments in the CompInnova project. The results of the experiments of the Phased Array and IRT techniques were presented and the software for the defect recognition. The outcome shows that the project has reached the maturity to start integrating the different results and techniques into the vortex robot. In addition the consortium has decided to move forward for a joint publication which reflects the excellent collaboration between the partners

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  • 20-24 March 2016 SPIE Smart Structures/NDE in Las Vegas USA

University of Ioannina had presence in the SPIE Smart Structures/NDE 2016 which took place between 20 to 24 of March 2016 in Las Vegas USA, where the CompInnova brochure was handing out.


  • Compinnova LinkedIn

A network of Industries is gradually being established to ensure a wide spread of results outside of the Consortium. LinkedIn is the basic tool of this attempt. The D&E manager in cooperation with the rest of Consortium created the official LinkedIn page of the CompInnova project. It is continuously updated and maintained in a weekly basis providing the latest news and technical outputs of the project. Exceptional mention was highlighted regarding the contribution of the European Union in the functionality and financing of the project. Each partner will actively engage their networks and contacts as part of these exploitation activities. Compinnova LinkedIn link












  • 30 March 2016 meeting in Cranfield UK


The main purpose of the meeting was an overview of the project activities with technical presentations from all work packages. Emphasis was given to the ongoing Work package 2 and upcoming deliverables related to WP2. Several important topics were presented by the partners which resulted in fruitful discussions and agreements on the future activities.












  • 8-10 March 2016 JEC World Composites Show & Conferences

The Applied Mechanics Laboratory of the University of Patras (AML / UoP) was one of the exhibitors in JEC World 2016. The laboratory works in the field of materials and structures, including science, technology and applications of composite materials. Led by academics, highly trained engineers and PhD students, it offers a wide range of services in the composite materials sector. CompInnova was one of the projects that was presented at the laboratory’s stand area and a poster was designed for this reason. CompInnova’s tasks such as manufacturing, testing and repair of composite structures were presented and the collaboration with international known partners was highlighted. These gave us the chance to introduce CompInnova project to global market innovative solutions and tools and attract the interest of the exhibition visitors.



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  • 13 November 2015 kick off meeting in Patras Greece

The emphasis of the kickoff meeting was on introductory presentations by the project partners and overview of project activities and deliverables, exploitation, dissemination and financial activities. The project officer, who also attended the meeting, presented her views on several important topics.