12 Oct 2013

Project Kick-Off Meeting

The SHOPERA Project Kick-Off Meeting was called by the project coordinator (NTUA) and was organized in collaboration with the Technical University of Berlin (TUB). The meeting was held in Berlin (Inst Land und Seeverkehr, Salzufer 17-19, Building SG1) on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 of October 2013. The Project Manager Prof. Apostolos Papanikolaou presented an overview of the project with reference to the Status of negotiations with the EC and Grant Agreement, description of the Consortium and the Advisory Committee, the project’s background and rational, main objectives along with a very brief description of the work packages, milestones, time plan and budget. The Project Officer Mr. G. Mialocq delivered a presentation on the expectations regarding the SHOPERA project, negotiations – main outcomes, contractual and administrative issues and EU research under Horizon 2020. Work package leaders presented the main issues of their relevant work packages along with the implementation plans. Detailed information on the discussions and decisions addressed during the Kick-Off Meeting was reported and can be found in this website related area.