To achieve its goals and assure broader impact, the FISHY solution needs to be highly innovative and usable, while adding value in the real world, both technologically, industrially and to the society. It is therefore imperative that all FISHY activities are cohesive and highly interconnected. To this end, we tightly couple research and development and broader impact activities together with all other project activities.
From the very start of FISHY we will produce early developments within the two iterations deployment approach considered in the project, i.e. IT-1 and IT-2, that will be checked vs the market evolution. The lessons learnt from initial deployments will be used to derive early specifications for the core FISHY technologies. Exploitation, Standardization and Dissemination activities will use early project results to raise awareness within the academic and industrial communities. The whole strategy will be completed with Demonstration activities that ensure demonstrated project results in real cases to show its applicability.
Project activities will run such that the required continuous interaction is facilitated among the tasks to progress through the two different iterations. The on-going consideration of the use-cases deployment and the in-built learning capacity will integrate these two incremental FISHY iterations supporting requirements fine-tuning, incremental functionalities as well as matching technology evolution and business models. This iterative approach aims to provide tighter control over project risks while assuring achievement of project objectives and results. The final PoC of the FISHY platform, to be delivered at the end of the project, will have a great chance to satisfy most of the expectations on project results. In sum, a global methodology acting in three areas, technical, dissemination and impact is defined:
Highly energetic actions are considered in the specific dissemination and exploitation WP, as described in the Impact Section.
The overall FISHY methodology is defined to ease the development of the different activities defined within the project, all in all designing a solution for the FISHY platform (leveraging not only external research initiatives and innovation activities but also existing tools and solutions coming from partners in the FISHY consortium), to be integrated into a PoC validated in real use cases.