SMARTYards – European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme


  1. Creation and maintenance of a Sustainable Network of small and medium-sized European
    • Shipyards,
    • Design Offices,
    • Service Providers,
    • Equipment Suppliers.
  1. Improve the productivity and reduce the corresponding cost by at least 20% in the Small and Medium Size European Shipyard. Following areas currently being investigated:
  • Design Methods and Tools,
  • Production Preparation and Planning,
  • Accuracy Control and Shaping,
  • Welding and Assembly,
  • Coating Material and Processes,
  • Outfitting and SMRC Techniques,
  • Innovative Material and their Assembly.

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