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Project partners


IWU: Fraunhofer Institute of Machine Tools and Forming Technology ( )


EFB: European Association of Sheet Metal Working ( )

VUB, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

VUB: Vrije Universiteit Brussel ( )

EFB is the project coordinator and responsible for managing the project concerning the project group coordination, milestone reviews, financial and technology follow-up, and communication strategy.

FhG IWU is specialised in metal forming technology and responsible for all activities regarding the design, simulation and manufacturing of metal blade prototypes as well as for the concept of the economical optimisation.

VUB and its department of industrial science and technology have a focus on wind energy concepts and consulting and are therefore responsible for all activities regarding the design, simulation, wind tunnel and field tests from single blade profiles to whole VAWT meshes.