The 5th Consortium Project Meeting in Darmstadt (Germany) took place on the 2nd and 3rd of November, 2016. The partners of the SMC Excel project (VESTEL, RWTH Aachen, SUPSI, and e-hoch-3) met to discuss the current state of the SMC Excel project and further steps for future project planning.
Each partner gave one or more presentations to focus on the main topics, including the WP3 overall activities such as business models for recycling scenarios, the development of the solution space regarding components and their environmental evaluation, and the configurator user interface design. For future planning the team discussed dissemination strategies and deadlines for 2017, as well as the WP4 with focus on Policy recommendations. Finally, the possible application of SMC on future projects was discussed leading to the closure of the meetings.