The general assembly meeting at month 30 was hosted by MECO in Drunen, The Netherlands on Apr 2-3 2019. Most of the effort in this project period was put into integration of different components with supporting research and development from base work packages. The most important highlights are:
During this period, 2 papers were published in scientific journals, and several abstracts were submitted to forthcoming conferences.
Entering into the third year of the DISC project, the STC meeting after 24 months of the project was held at Fraunhofer ISE in Freiburg, Germany on Oct 15-16 2018. The development-phase work packages are finalizing their solutions and making them ready to work together in the integration phase. Simultaneously, in the integration phase the first common cell prototype was developed.
Highlights of the last 6 months include:
Dissemination activities in the last 6 months include 4 published papers in scientific journals and 15 participations in 4 international conferences:
In the middle of the project's timeline, after 18 months the STC meeting was held at CEA Ines in Chambery, France on Apr 11-12 2018. Significant scientific progress was made in the core work packages during the third reporting period, enabling the project to enter the integration phase in the next reporting period. These 6 months’ highlights include:
Scientific output of the project within the last 6 months includes 4 papers in renown scientific journals as well as participation in three international conferences:
STC meeting after 12 months since the project’s start took place at ISFH in Hameln on Aug 30-31 2017. The project is in full swing in and is focused to reach the anticipated goals. The most important highlights from last 6 months are:
Initial results were already presented at the SiliconPV 2017 conference with three scientific contributions.
During the fruitful and constructive M12 meeting, the consortium members also proved team spirit in other disciplines. We successfully rowed the Weser river!
An official project meeting after 6 months of the project was held in Lyon, France. The event was attended by over 25 representatives of all 13 consortium partners. Recent project developments were discussed. Work package leaders presented the work done within the work packages. All work packages were reported to be on track with already encouraging preliminary results.
A DISC project kick-off meeting has been held on Oct 4 2016 in Brussels. The entire project consortium led by the coordinator, Institut für Solarenergieforschung Hameln (ISFH), supported by a project management specialist, Ayming, and The European Commission represented by the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA) have officially launched the DISC project as of Oct 1 2016.
Read the public announcement here.