The Summer 2014 meeting took place at Universidade do Porto 30 June – 04 July 2014.
Visiting Scientist Professor Boon-Teck Ooi of McGill University, Montreal, participated in the event from Monday to Thursday.
Researcher training included:
– Complementary skills
Training on intellectual property, patents, use of online databases and citations.
– Research workshop
Each ESR gave a presentation on his progress and research to Visiting Scientist Professor Boon Teck Ooi (McGill University, Montreal) and supervisors from MEDOW partners, including industry partners.
– Research Work Package meetings
Meetings with other ESRs and Work Package leaders to co-ordinate the WP’s activities and support collaboration
– Public outreach activity
Preparation of ‘MEDOW In One Minute‘ films for public dissemination
– Visit to MEDOW partner organisation EFACEC
Researchers learned about the construction and manufacture of transformers and switchgear as well as about how EFACEC operates as a private sector company and the competencies required from employees. See report
– Guest lectures from:
Victor Baptista, the Director General of REN (Redes Energéticas Nacionais)
Marco Peronaci, Deputy Permanent Representative of Italy to the European Union. See report