AVATAR - Newsletter 1 - July 2021

26 July 2021 - Published by Tom Pauwels
The AVATAR project has now been running for about one year and the first results and deliverables have recently been published. To mark this occasion, the AVATAR project consortium is now publishing project newsletters at regular intervals, about three to four times a year, in which the main events, results, progresses made and general topics relating to the project are going to be addressed.

The AVATAR project aims to tackle challenges of city freight distribution by developing, testing and assessing adequate technologies and business models for urban autonomous zero-emission Inland waterway transport (IWT) solutions.

In the first AVATAR newsletter, information is included about:

- Project partner E. Van Wingen awarded with “Solar Impulse Efficient Solution”;

- First project publication: AVATAR Market review on city freight distribution using inland waterways;

- KU Leuven presented AVATAR project at a multi-project webinar on autonomous shipping;

- Get to know the project partners. This time: Logistics Initiative Hamburg.

 You can download the newsletter via this link.

The AVATAR project consortium is publishing newsletters at regular intervals about three to four times a year. The main events, results, progress made and general topics relating to the project will be addressed. All newsletters will be published under this section.

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In order to have  intermediate project news, you can also consult the AVATAR Linkedin.