The consortium was led by Professor Pierre Rabischong from Montpellier University and is made up of seven partners: Montpellier University (France), the European Calies
Association (United Kingdom), Roessingh Research and Development (Netherlands), Thomson-CSF (France), IBM France SA, Neuromedics (France) and the Fraunhofer Institut (Germany).
He said: 'He hated that ground and I was going nowhere after the fourth-last but he kept finding a bit for me and did enough at the finish.'Derek O'Connor spoke highly of Calies Old Vic after he produced the well-touted newcomer from last place to win the bumper for John Kiely.
Derek O'Connor, who simply oozed confidence when bringing Calies Old Vic from way off the pace to win the finale