FIBRESHIP will revolutionize the naval industry
In July 7th, 2017, the Spanish daily journal “La Razón” has published an article entitled “FIBRESHIP will revolutionize the future of the European naval industry”. The article highlights the participation of five Spanish companies and organizations in the project, including CIMNE and its spin-off company COMPASSIS. “FIBRESHIP will develop, qualify and audit innovative Fibre-Reinforced Polymers (FRP) materials for marine applications. It will also develop new design and production procedures, will generate efficient production methodologies and will implement new validated software analysis tools", explains the daily in its R+D pages of its Economy section.
The article also features the comments from the Director General of R+D+I Policy of the Ministry of Economy, Clara Eugenia García: “This is a very relevant project as it combines three fundamental aspects: research, innovation and increased industrial competitiveness of public / private”. In addition, the Director General of MINECO has emphasized the importance of having projects like these that are focused not only on economic results but also to meet the needs of both the Spanish and European markets.
According to the journal, the Project Officer (CE), Renata Kadric, has highlighted that FIBRESHIP is a very valuable initiative because it will cover future needs in European shipping, "especially those related to efficiency, safety and environmental commitment".
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