MoD Innovation Forum
11/20/2013 SOFRESUD presented CVAO during the 2nd edition of MoD Innovation FORUM. This forum aim is to present projects funded and supported by the MoD.
The Ecole Polytechnique de Paris hosted the MoD Innovation Forum for its second edition, on November 21, 2013. In this unique venue, SOFRESUD was able to present its innovative project of computer-aided visual inspection of metal structures, CVAO with a demonstration booth and an explanatory poster in the pole “Platform Security”. CVAO comes from a FUI project fund financed by the MoD featuring SOFRESUD as innovative SMEs, SUPMECA as research laboratories in metrology, DCNS as project developer and end user project that the entire project has been supported by the Mediterranean Sea Competitivity Centre.
By late morning, Mr Jean Yves Le DRIAN, French Defense Minister visited the Forum and chaired the plenary session. Many SMEs and R & D laboratories were present to show their latest scientific advances. The Forum has an incubator role allowing interesting discussions and consideration of new technologies and open mind to the great discoveries.
The afternoon workshops were held to see prototypes in action. Many visitors from different armies, MoD, Defense industry large companies were present.
MoD allows all those who could not visit the forum a virtual visit. Do not forget to visit the SOFRESUD booth with its poster and CVAO demonstration on the platforms safety pole: http://www.hdmedia.fr/visite-virtuelle/hd/cbpxdpswi-forum-innovation-dga-2013.html