Kickoff meeting

Kickoff meeting

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08-10 November 2022

Larissa, Greece

Venue: Teleconference Room, 1st floor, Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Thessaly, Viopolis, 41500 Larissa, Greece

Tuesday 08 November 2022
13:30-14:00Light Lunch
14.00-14.05Welcome and Introduction (purpose of meeting) Dimitrios Karpouzas (Coordinator)
14.05-14.45Introduction of Twinning partners in charge of their organization ca. 13 min for each partner presenting their team and their role in the network – University of Thessaly, Prof. Dimitrios Karpouzas – University of Vienna, Prof. Christa Schleper – Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Prof. Graeme Nicol
14.45-15.05Introduction of Supervisory Board Members- ca. 5 min for each member -Project Manager, UTh, Dr Evangelia Papadopoulou -UTh PI, Dr Sotirios Vasileiadis -UNIVIE PI, Dr Melina Kerou -ECL PI, Dr Christina Hazard
15.05-15.30Introduction of the Research Team – ca. 5 min for each member -UTh Postdoc Fellow -UTh PhD 1 -UTh PhD 2 -UNIVIE Postdoc Fellow -ECL Postdoc Fellow
15.30-15.45Introduction of Advisory Board Members ca.5 min for each member – Dr Laurent Philippot, INRAE, France – Dr Olivier Loiseleur, Syngenta – Dr Miltos Lazoglou Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage, Greece
15.45-16.15Coffee Break
16.15-17.00Overall Project Presentation – D. Karpouzas
17.00-17.30Discussion – First thoughts
Wednesday 09 November 2022
9.00 – 9.15REA Project Officer Presentation Costanza Conte (REA Project Officer)
9.15 – 10.00Update on Coordinators‘ day presentations – E. Papadopoulou
10.00 – 11.00WP1. Project Coordination and Management – D. Karpouzas – Data Management Committee – Ethics Committee – Quality assurance  
11.00 – 11.30Coffee Break
11.30 – 12.15WP2. Training and Technology Transfer – UNIVIE and Project Manager – Training activities and staff exchange plan – Scientific audit of UTH  
12.15 – 13.00WP4. Network and Sustainability – ECL and Project Manager – Networking activities – Symposium ACTIONr – Project portfolio – Joint PhD platform  
13.00 – 14.30Lunch Break
14.30 – 15.15WP5. Dissemination, Communication and Exploitation – Coordinator – DEC plan establishment and implementation – Communication activities – Dissemination of research activities – Outreach for the wider public  
15.15 – 16.00Discussion WP1, WP2, WP4 and WP5
16.00 – 17.00Lab tour
Thursday 10 November 2022
09.00-10.00WP3 – Research and Innovation Activities – Coordinator and Project Manager – NIs mode of action – UNIVIE, UTH, ECL – NIs activity on synthetic microbial communities –UTH, ECL, UNIVIE – NIs interactions with the soil microbiota and GHG emissions – ECL, UTH, UNIVIE – Development of novel fertilizers with NIs – UTH, UNIVIE, ECL  
10.00-11.00Discussion on Research Plan
11.00-11.30Coffee Break
11.30-12.30Concluding Remarks & Meeting Closure
12.30End of Meeting – Departure
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