Last 22th and 23th July took place the I Steering Committee of the project in Germany. All the partners integrating the consortium were represented during the meetings, which were hosted by the Technical University of Dortmund.
The event allowed the partners to present and review the results of the first 6 months of work. These results are gathered in the scientific public deliverables of the project: Boundary Conditions and synergies of the processes, and Benchmarking analysis over current sectorial tools and resource efficiency indicators. These deliverables will path the way to the assessment of the Key Resource Indicators to be developed during the project, as well as to support the modelling, simulation and improvement of the industrial processes.
In addition, a detailed working plan for the next months was prepared, addressing specially the thermoeconomic assessment, the modelling of the process and the assessment of the first step of resource indicators to enhancing the monitoring of the performance of the EU industry.
During the second day was presented the dissemination plan of the project, as well as the project handbook with the management rules and advises to assure the success of the project.
Finally the I Steering Committee was also an opportunity to get to know the facilities of the Technical University of Dortmund and their current lines of research.