Kick-off meeting

Kick-off meeting was held on 10th November 2011 in Technology Centre PoliEko, Celje, Slovenia. There were representatives of all project partners and they presented their organizations.

The complicity of the MarineClean project and workplan structure (workpackages, involvement of each partner, deliverables of the project, time sheet and milestones) was explained in the presentation. Afterwards, detailed presentation of each WP was prepared by the WP leaders.

Mr. Miha Gerold presented WP1 and WP2 as Turna is leading these two WP.

Ms. Janja France presented WP3 as NIB‐MBS is leading this WP.

Ms. Urška Kropf presented WP4 and WP5 as TC PoliEko is leading these two WP.

Mr. Mladen Šercer presented WP6 and WP7 as UZ FMENA is leading these activities.

In addition, financial issues of the project according to Grant Agreement and Financial Guidelines were explained (accounting documents, time sheets, eligible costs, specific cost categories, and allocation of each cost category to each project partner).

Project management structure and proposal for steering committee (SC) was proposed and it was confirmed by all project partners. SC consists of one person representing each project partner: Mr. Vladimir Pogač (Turna), Ms. Janja France (NIB‐MBS), Ms. Roma Stubrienė (KSTP), Mr. Vytautas Smailys (KU‐APS), Ms. Mirjana Fesel (Drava), Ms. Ivana Radić Boršić (EcoCortec), Mr. Janez Navodnik (TC PoliEko), and Mr. Mladen Šercer (UZ FMENA).

The action plan inside each WP for the first 6 months was proposed and discussed by project partners.

The meeting came to an end with the proposal of venues and dates for the next meetings of the project consortium.