- Project Dates: From January 2004 to May 2006
- Project Leader: Dr Joe Carruthers
- Sponsors: European Commission
- Partners: A-ROSA Flussschiff, BALance Technology Consulting, Bart Boon Research and Consultancy, Bureau Veritas, Centre of Maritime Technologies, Flensburger Schiffbau-Gesellschaft, Schelde Naval Shipbuilding
The SAND.CORe co-ordination action aimed to foster the application of sandwich structures in the European transport sectors by benchmarking, harmonising and complimenting previous research work, by making state-of-the-art knowledge and experiences easily available, and by creating a sustainable infrastructure for inter-industry co-operation.Outputs from the project included a best practice guide on the use of sandwich structures in marine applications.