On January 1, 2018, the project funded by the R & D program H2020 “ENDURCRETE – New Environmental Friendly and Durable with Crete, integrating industrial by-products and hybrid systems, for civil, industrial and offshore applications” has been started. .
The project consortium consists of 15 entities belonging to 11 countries, with a total budget close to 6 million euros and a duration of execution of 42 months.
The Kick off Meeting was held in Brussels on Tuesday, January 16, with the participation of Infra Plan Director, Dr. Irina Stipanovic, who is also leader of the Task 6.5 Prototyping, demonstration and performance validation in a bridge in Croatia. Task 6.5_presentation_endurcrete
The event was co-organised with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna. It has covered WG1, WG2 and WG3 topics of COST Action TU1406, which are ”the assessment of road bridges through Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)”, ”the establishment of Performance Thresholds/Goals” and “recommendations for the establishment of QC plans”. Dr. Irina Stipanovic gave lectures and interactive assignments for students related to Bridge performance goals.
Infra Plan attended DESTinationRAIL Workshop in Ljubljana – The workshop which was held at ZAG in Ljubljana was attended by 29 representatives of the project together with railway infrastructure managers from Irish Rail (IE), Deutsche Bahn Netz (DB), Croatian railways (HZ) and the Agency for Railway Investment in Slovenia. The purpose of the workshop was to provide an update on project progress including a demonstration of the beta version of the Decision Support Tool (DST) with an opportunity for Infrastructure Managers to comment on progress and to suggest areas for improvement.