The Steering Committee meeting together with the first Review meeting of the SWIP project was held in Stockholm on October 20th & 21th, Sweden. In addtition the 22nd an Exploitation meeting took place. KTH hosted this event and welcomed all Project partners coming from Spain, Great Britain, Ireland, Poland, Lithuania, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and Belgium, as well as the Third party VMT coming from Netherlands and the reviewers designated by the EC. The meeting was attended by 25 people.
The main objectives of the meetings were to review the results achieved in the first period of the Project, as well as to present this work to the EC by means of the designated reviewers who are in charge of evaluating the technical progress of the project. Finally the third Exploitation meeting was performed.
During the meeting an overview of the Project status was undertaken. All technical WP leaders presented the work done so far in this first period. There was a productive exchange of ideas and fruitful agreements were made with regard to the organization of work within the tasks.
The second day, the Review meeting was held, all technical results achieved so far in the project were presented to the reviewers, whom added with their experience and knowledge their view on the technical progress of the project and they suggested some actions that the project may take in order to easy the achievement of the project objectives.
The Exploitation meeting was conducted by VMT (third party of G!E). Within this meeting, the project defined better the level of readiness that the results coming from the project may have to be exploited at the end of the project.