The third StoRIES project meeting was held on 16 November 2022 at the Plataforma Solar de Almería (PSA) and gathered more than 60 participants both online and in person.
The project meeting started with updates on the management of the project by the project Deputy coordinator, Myriam E. Gil Bardaji as StoRIES is entering its second year!
The work package leaders presented the progress of the StoRIES project, including WP1 - Set-up a research and industrial hybrid Energy Storage ecosystem, presented by Spyridon Pantelis (EERA), WP2 - Transnational and Virtual Access to world-class Research Infrastructures, led by Olga Suminska-Ebersoldt (KIT), WP3 - Enabling breakthrough research and innovation across the whole value chain led by Roberto Scipioni (SINTEF), WP4 - Supporting the transition toward a climate neutral continent led by Marco Ferraro (CNR), WP5 - Dissemination and exploitation led by Adeola Adeoti (CLERENS), WP6/WP7 - Project coordination and management/Ethic requirements presented by Alexandra Lex-Balducci (KIT).
The rest of the meeting was dedicated to discussing the main upcoming activities within the framework of the StoRIES project, such as Data management: FAIR and Open Data presented by Kourosh Malek (FZJ), Roadmap and SRIA led by Roberto Scipioni (SINTEF), Education and Training led by Olga Suminska-Ebersoldt (KIT), International Research Exchanges led by Holger Ihssen (KIT), Pro-active innovation management led by Yannick Wimmer (AIT). The project meeting was concluded with some encouraging words by Stefano Passerini (KIT), coordinator of the StoRIES project.
During the lunch break, the partners present in Almería had the opportunity to visit the research facilities of PSA, the largest concentrated solar technology research, development, and test centre in Europe, which is a dependency of one of the StoRIES partners, CIEMAT.
We look forward to our next project meeting. The meeting location and date will be announced soon.