The SARISTU Consortium successfully conducted its End of Project Meeting, which was combined with a 2-day scientific Conference hosted by the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI). The event took place in Moscow, Russia, between the 19th and 21st of May 2015 and was co-organized by TsAGI, Airbus Operations GmbH, Altran GmbH & Co. KG, and EASN-Technology Innovation Services.
130 participants including the European Commission, external project assessors and project stakeholders obtained first a general project overview and were able to view and handle the 23.000 part Wind Tunnel Demonstrator, installed in the T-104 wind tunnel where the wing testing and evaluation is being carried out. On subsequent days, 72 conference presentations and posters provided a detailed insight into the projects scientific results and progress.
Beyond the scientific and technical excellence displayed, highlights include the positive and creative ambiance of the meeting and the great participation and extremely high level of involvement of all SARISTU partners. In addition, participants were extremely encouraged by the constructive discussions and the positive outcomes of the meeting. Overall, outstanding feedback was received from participants while the European Commission and the external project assessors expressed their clear satisfaction with the progress and the quality of the scientific work performed.