DigiWind Kick-Off Meeting

DigiWind is a transformative force driving the digitalisation of the renewable energy sector. As advanced digital skills become essential capacities, DigiWind is poised to play a pivotal role in shaping the future of engineering disciplines.

The Project’s official launch was held on the 25th and 26th of January, 2024. Hosted at the premises of the Project Coordinator, DTU Wind and Energy Systems, in Roskilde, Copenhagen, this event was a pivotal moment in the journey of DigiWind.
 
The 2-day Kick-off Meeting brought together all partners of the DigiWind Consortium, comprising representatives from various organisations collaborating to shape the future of renewable energy education. Renowned speakers and key stakeholders also gathered on the first day to mark the initiation of this transformative project.
 
Highlights of the Kick-off Meeting – Open Event on the 25th:
 
  • Carsten Orth Gaarn-Larsen, DTU Senior Vice President, offered insights into the significance of DigiWind within the academic landscape;
  • Mr. Antoni Fałkowski, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Kingdom of Denmark, shared perspectives on international collaboration and the importance of DigiWind in the European context;
  • Morten Willaing Jeppesen, Head of Department in DTU, provided an overview of the department’s role in supporting the project;
  • Speeches of the Members of the DigiWind Advisory Board:
    – Lars Landberg, DNV
    – Jens Høffner, Skive College (T-shore project)
    – Mariana Batista, WindEurope
  • Short Presentation Pitches by the Project Partners: Each partner of DigiWind presented a short pitch, explaining their unique role within the project. This session provided attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the diverse contributions that make up the collaborative force behind DigiWind.
 
The second day of this Kick-Off Meeting was mainly focused on each partner, the explanation of the current status of the project and respective tasks,as well as next steps for the future.
 
This launch event demonstrated the commitment of all DigiWind partners to collaborate, innovate, and drive forward the goals of the project. It built the stage for productive discussions, knowledge exchange, and the establishment of a strong foundation for the next four years.
 
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