The first kick-off meeting took place on the 17th and 18th of January 2013 in Athens at AVMap’s offices and it was organized by the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
A total of 12 representatives from all project partners participated in the meeting. The project coordinator represented the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Medical Faculty, welcomed the partners and introduced them to the objectives of the project. Also, the other partners presented briefly the Universities that participate to the project and the team members involved and especially the University of Zagreb, School of Medicine, the Radboud University Medical Centre, the Centre for the Advancement of Research & Development in Educational Technology and the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering.
An overview of the 7 work packages (WPs) and their deliverables of the HIPON project was presented and the architecture of the project was analysed. Moreover, the HIPON grant agreement, financial rules and financial management as well as the Cost claim process, the process of interim and final report and the Consortium communication tools were presented to the group. Also the participants discussed about the first steps of the project’s implementation and the date and place of the next consortium meeting was proposed.