Project News

TV broadcast

VICINITY project brought public attention from its early beginning, having the chance to present its core objectives and potential impact it can bring to the greater public through the German television. The project coordinator, Dr. Christoph Grimm of the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, highlighted the key objectives and the rationale behind the VICINITY concept, broadcasted on 21 January 2016 on SWR television of the ARD group.

Kick-off meeting

On 20-22 January 2016, the Technical University of Kaiserslautern hosted the kick-off meeting of the VICINITY project in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The project, funded by EU Programme Horizon 2020, brings together 15 partners from 9 European countries with leading-edge scientific knowledge and innovation capabilities from the research community (4), industry (3), SMEs (7) and municipalities (1).