M18 General meeting

The M18 Technical & General Meeting was hosted by ECM and ATEKNEA on 10-11 October 2013 in Bábolna and Budapest, Hungary.

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Main discussed topics:

  • Status up-dates
  • Requirements and installation
  • System integration, testing
  • IPR, technical novelties
  • Laboratory visit ATEKNEA
  • Visit to ECM, Bábolna


Mr Tas Orbán from ECM welcomed the partners upon their arrival to Babolna. After the summary of the system integration presented by ATEKNEA, RTD partners provide an extensive on-site demonstration to SME partners with the aim to introduce the prototype and to train SMEs on its operation. SMEs have chance to well examine all prototype units and its operation.

After the demonstration of the Shellbrane system SME parners got samples from the mineral shell and membrane, and a discussion took place on the competitors’ membrane datasheet.

We are in the 18th month of the project. Currently one technical work packages are running:

  • WP7 – System integration and tests at laboratory level

Last general meeting was the M9 general meeting held on 17-18 January 2013 in Rome, hosted by LABOR. Last technical meeting was the M15 technical meeting held on 10-11 July 2013 in Babolna and Budapest, hosted by ATEKNEA.

In month 9-18:

12 deliverables were submitted since the last general meeting

Teleconference of RTD partners:

  • 5 Dec 2012 via Skype
    • 6 February 2013 Skype
    • 14 March 2013 via Skype
    • 14 June 2013 via Skype

and continuous communication and discussion among RTD partners to fulfil the common work.

Submission of the first periodic report on 28 March 2013.

Assessment Report of the first Periodic Report was received on 16 May 2013.