Project Kick-off Meeting – Stuttgart, October 19th, 2012

  On the 19th of October last the NAWADES project began its work in earnest, as the consortium members gathered at the facilities of the coordinating partner, Fraunhofer IGB, during the 1st month of the project execution period.

The evening of the 18th provided an opportunity for the partners to acquaint themselves with one another in an informal setting, by enjoying a meal together, before getting down to the business of organizing the project workload on the Friday the 19th.

The agenda of the day centered on the implementation of the project and the organization and flow of the work the work to be carried out during the project life, as well as briefings by the coordinators on technical aspects of the project’s management. Time was given for partners to introduce their organizations and objectives within the framework of this collaborative project, co-financed as part of the European Commission’s 7th Framework Program, while the leaders of the various work packages laid out the main challenges that will be encountered and how the consortium plans to overcome them.

All in all, the meeting was very much a success, and the partners have taken the first steps in this exciting collaboration which will continue until September 2016.

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