Airbus Operations GMBH Hamburg hosted a 3-day event on September 6th – 8th 2011 during which the official launch of the SARISTU project took place. Besides the formal project kick off, the meeting provided an opportunity for all 64 partners to meet, obtain an overview of the entire project and initiate the first interactions which will take place during the project.
During the first day of the meeting, Piet Wölcken, the Project Coordinator, welcomed all participants and provided an overview of the wing and fuselage integration, as well as conformal Morphing related scenarios, Integrated Sensing related scenarios and Multifunctional Structure related scenarios. The management structure and review processes were explained to all participants, to allow for smooth and timely communication between the consortium members.
On the second day, the EC project officers Ulrich Schmid and Michael Kyriakopoulos welcomed the participants and highlighted the importance of this project. Following that, the individual Scenario Leaders gave an overview about the Application Scenarios 01-10 and the Integration Scenarios 12 and 13.
The third day focused on individual Scenario Kick-off-Meetings.