The Kick-off Meeting of the POSEIDON project was held the 19th of January 2015 by Veneto Nanotech premises, in Venice. POSEIDON is one of the first projects funded by Horizon 2020; it was judged innovative for the ICT sector and of particular interest for the Horizon 2020 EU financial instrument for Research and Innovation Actions.
The Kick-off meeting was welcomed by the Project Scientific Coordinator, Mr Roberto Pierobon, who presented POSEIDON to the consortium starting from the Logo concept idea and the geographical distribution of the consortium members. Mr. Pierobon gave an overview of the whole project, comprehensive of the tasks of each WP and Partner, and then each member had the chance to present their organization and the role they will have during the Project.
The Steering and Technical Committee were appointed. A Technical round table followed, with the presentation of the challenges, objectives and the steps to be taken during the Project, with a particular focus on the activities to be carried out in the next 6 months.
The Project Coordinator, Mr. Bruno Bellò, concluded the meeting acknowledging the attendants for the fruitful discussion. Then Mr. Pierobon invited the Consortium to visit Nanofab Laboratories.