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15 March, 2013

Woodsonics Project launched, first meeting.

Improving competitiveness at European sawmills SMEs.

Last 6th of February, Barcelona was the place selected for the kick-off meeting of the new and innovative FP7 project Woodsonics. CRIC, one of the Spanish partners based in Barcelona area, coordinated the meeting and offered a welcome-dinner to the group.

WoodSonics proposes a cost-efficient in-line wood grading machine which uses an ultrasonic rolling transducer to detect, identify and localize specific defects in pieces of structural timber. It is a 24 months project conformed by partners from United Kindgom, Italy, Spain and Germany.

All rules regarding the Programme  “Research for the Benefit of the SMEs” in the FP7, the technical objectives of the project, the tasks that will lead the SMEs to the target, were reviewed.

This first meeting helped the Consortium shape the technical agenda for other future meetings in order to meet all the challenges of the project on time.

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Woodsonics Team, Barcelona 6th February 2013

Woodsonics Team, Barcelona 6th February 2013

UE FP7-SME-2012-315351 Rss Seven Framework Programme