Fostex consortium came together in Morocco for the second project meeting.
Fostex consortium came together in Morocco for the second project meeting. The encounter was schedule on four days, November 11-14 2019 in Casablanca and Marrakech, and organised by partner ESITH – Center for Advanced Textile – in collaboration with University of Hassan II Casblanca (UH2C).
Splitting the meeting in three days offered the possibility to structure the gathering in a way to offer a general overview on the project to all project partners while going in depth on some specific issues.
Day 1 of the meeting started with the welcome words of Nora Yousfy, Vicedean of research and cooperation, and director of the Doctoral School from UH2C. The University of Hassan II Casblanca (UH2C) has 18 institutions and around 120,000 students and remarkably joint laboratories with ESITH and Univ. Mohammed VI. The faculty were the meeting was held has 3000 students and several research and teaching labs. Day 2 and 3 of the meeting were scheduled in Marrakech which offered the possibility to join forces.
Fourth day the Project Coordinator, Mònica Ardanuy, presented FOSTEX project in front of the audience of the ITMC 2019 – Smart Textile Salon, an international event for project dissemination. (more information into the article Conference).
Next meeting is planned for mid-March in Jordan and will be hosted by project partner ACI Amman Chamber of Industry (ACI). Stay tuned!