Smartyards SMART Shipyards

SMARTYards – European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme. Developing smart technologies for productivity improvement of european small to medium shipyards.


1. Creation and maintenance of a Sustainable Network of small and medium-sized European

  • Shipyards,
  • Design Offices,
  • Service Providers,
  • Equipment Suppliers.

2. 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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