ETS Field Days 2015

ETS Field Days 2015

The Division of Landscape Architecture and Planning, University of Copenhagen (Denmark) organized and hosted the 4th ETS Field Days 2015 between 6-8 October 2015. Every two years, ETS runs its Field Days in one of its member countries, to promote the exchange of information among turfgrass specialists and this was the fourth event of a successful sequence started in Valencia, Spain (2009), Ghent, Belgium (2011), and Monte Carlo, Monaco (2013)....

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M18 meeting

The M18 meeting was held in Vienna, and was hosted by SME partner RICHTER RASEN SRO. During this general meeting both technical as well as exploitation and dissemination issues were discussed. The next 2 milestones to be reached, as per DoW, are MS2 (Final data and statistical analysis on turf measurement) and MS5 (SodSat software). Both of these milestones will be reached by M19 (i.e. August 2015). Partners discussed the dissemination...

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M15 meeting

M15 meeting

The M15 meeting was held in Lisbon, and was hosted by TECMIC-TECNOLOGIAS DE MICROELECTRONICA SA. During this technical meeting both technical and non-technical issues were discussed. The assessment report received by REA for the first reporting period was discussed, and the corrective measures to be taken were noted. The consortium presented their dissemination activities carried out so far, and agreed on the future dissemination tasks that need...

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Scandinavian Turf Producer Association convention (Norsk Gartnerforbund)

Scandinavian Turf Producer Association convention (Norsk Gartnerforbund)

On 4-6 March 2015, the Scandinavian Turf Producer Association convention and meeting was held in Svalbard Norway. The study trip was hosted at Hotel Longyearbyen. Professor Roland von Bothmer (Senior Advisor at the Global Seed Vault Svalbard), gave out a presentation about the Svalbard global seed. Participants were also given a guided tour and information about the world’s northernmost satellite station; SvalSat. On the 6th of March,...

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M12 Review meeting at REA

M12 Review meeting at REA

The M12 Review meeting took place at the Research Executive Agency on the 22nd January 2015, where the consortium met the Project Officer and the external reviewer to analyse and discuss the work done on the first period of the project. The RTDs presented their subcontracted work carried out whereas the SMEs discussed their commercialisation plans, the IP protection of the generated foreground as well as the dissemination activities that were...

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M12 General Meeting in Brussels

M12 General Meeting in Brussels

The consortium met in Brussels on the 21st January 2015 for a General Meeting to discuss the technical development made on the project by the RTDs with the support of the SMEs, as well to decide on the IPR strategy for the SodSat system once the project ends. The exploitation manager also led a discussion related to the exploitation of the product based on the Interim Plan for the Use and Dissemination of Foreground. All participants presented...

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