The SMART4ALL held an online meeting welcoming the 1st CTTE Open Call winners on May 31st, 2021. The Head of Mentoring Committee and moderator of the event, Marcelo Brandalero, the Technical Project Officer, Christos Antonopoulos, and the SMART4ALL Ethics Manager, Dimitris Tourlidas, presented the organizational structure of the project, emphasizing on the key responsibilities of consortia during the funding period and the phases and deliverables till the experiments’ execution, as well as the ethical guidelines to which all projects should comply with.
During the event, representatives from the CTTE selected experiments had the opportunity to present the ideas, expectations, estimated steps of project execution and an evaluation of their project’s impact answering to relevant questions, while they were informed about the coaches and mentors that will help them during their experiments in technical and business issues.
The aim of the meeting was not only to offer the CTTE winners all the necessary information for the orderly execution of their experiments, but also to foster collaboration and encourage a fertile exchange of ideas and good practices.
The virtual meeting and the discussion among partners have been a fruitful warm-up opportunity that can have a good impact on the conduct of the projects.
The official starting date of the CTTEs, which are the experiments that close the 1st round of Open Calls, is the 1st of June.