I-Media-Cities had an energetic and busy Kick-off meeting in Brussels on the 23rd and 24th of May 2016. Coordinator Nicola Mazzanti introduced Project Officer, mrs. Ellen Schraudolph-Gautier, who explained the importance of research projects for the European Union and who stressed certain project rules for good governance.
After an introduction by Davy Hanegreefs, Project Manager, and Nicola Mazzanti on Quality Assurance, Risk Management and IPR rules, the different cities involved each gave a detailed presentation on their vision for the project.
Day two started with the last city presentations before going over some much needed technical presentations by the technical partners, Cineca and Fraunhofer Gesellschaft IDMT. To close off the Kick-off, an open discussion on Metadata and technical needs for the project was held amongst the partners.