Improving 3D Imaging of Turbines

Professor Arcadio Reyes Lecuona is an Associate Professor at the University of Malaga in Spain. Within the Use-It-Wisely project, he is responsible for both coordinating the technical specifications across all Use-It-Wisely Work Packages (WP) and for software development for the 3D visualisation of inspection results in steam turbines and other large, high-cost products. Read more

Computational Modelling: A viable approach to creating a Dynamic Business Model

Professor Stefan Grösser of Bern University of Applied Sciences is a project partner in Use-It-Wisely. He has just published a paper in the Journal of Management Control on the use of computational modelling in business model analysis for strategy and decision-making. Read more

Developing Apps to increase efficiency in shipbuilding

In Use-It-Wisely’s (UIW) latest blogspot, we spoke to Nikos Frangakis of ICCS in Greece. ICCS is leader of Work Package 3, and in this role they coordinate and evaluate the development of software among all UIW partners who are active in this field. This entails identifying commonalities, synergies, and potential overlaps between the software being developed by different UIW partners. Read more

Horizon 2020

Ensuring Use-It-Wisely Research Benefits European Citizens

Enna Palander-Palonen is a Project Manager at Hermia Business Development Ltd. Enna has a Master’s in Business Administration and has been working with start-up companies and European funded research projects for over 10 years. She is focused on the exploitation of Use-It-Wisely’s results to ensure that European citizens benefits from the project’s insights. Read more

Proseco project

Use-It-Wisely collaborates with sister EU Project ProSEco

Dr Stephen Fox, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, led Use-It-Wisely’s first research collaboration with a sister EU project ProSEco. Read more

Viewing the Factory Floor from Your Pocket

Jonatan Berglund, a PhD Student from Chalmers University, Sweden, discusses the role of 3D imaging and scanning in factory development and change management. Jonatan is a specialist in Production Engineering with a background in Mechanical Engineering. Read more

Improving Machinery Upgrade Processes One Industry at a Time

Susanna Aromaa is a Human Factors expert who is working with VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. She explains her role in developing improved upgrade systems for rock crushing machinery as part of the Use-it-Wisely project. Read more

Use-it-Wisely and the Greek Boating Industry

Eric C. B. Cauchi, the Managing Partner of SEAbility, discusses the Use-it-Wisely approach to improving the utilisation of small passenger boats in the tourism sector. Read more

Use-it-Wisely Partners lead on research to help break down language barriers in multinational projects

A research article on breaking down language barriers and improving communication on multinational projects was recently published by the International Journal of Managing Projects in Business by two authors from Use-it-Wisely partner organisations: Dr Stephen Fox, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Prof Stefan Grosser, School of Management, Bern University of Applied Sciences. Read more

Review and Plenary Meetings for Use-it-Wisely project team

Next week is going to be a busy week for the Use-it-Wisely team. Team representatives will be attending a meeting in Brussels on Tuesday 26th May for the project’s mid-term review. It will be an opportunity for cluster members and Work Package Leaders to update the EU Commission on the progress of the project to date. Read more