U-test third General Assembly in San Sebastián – co-hosted by and ULMA Handling System and IK4-IKLERLAN

U-Test, third general assembly meeting held on 23-25 May 2016 at IK4-IKLERLAN facilities in San Sebastián, Spain. Consortium members, gathered to review and evaluate work in progress and thrive further towards achieving overall project objectives.

The main purpose of the meeting was to review work in progress, achievement of key milestones and plan activities for next 3 – 6 months.

Started in Jan 2015, as of June 2016, the project has reached half way where several work packages are running in parallel and inter dependently. The modelling of use cases and proposing new test strategies is led by research partners Simula Research Laboratory, Fraunhofer Focus and Technical University of Vienna. The industrial partner, Easy Global Markets, is implementing the research results in the modelling and test generation tool CertifyIT and at the same time transferring knowledge to demonstrator sites ULMA handling system and Nordic Medtest for real world test executions, whereas the demonstration sites are developing the pre-requisite infrastructure for test executions.  Furthermore the end customer representing organisations,   FpX, Oslo Medtech, Nordic Medtest, ULMA handling systems and IK4-IKLERLAN are in close collaboration with Easy Global Markets to strategies a successful commercial exploitation of U-Test project results.

The general assembly meeting had perfect timing where the consortium reviewed  all aspects of project execution, any risks that might delay achievement of critical milestones and  a comprehensive contingency plan.

In general, the meeting was successful and a project execution plan for six months ahead has been agreed. Thanks to all the participants and the great hospitality by IIK4-IKLERLAN facilities in San Sebastián.