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The 5th MC Meeting of the COST Action CA18214 will be held on September 27 and 28.

All info and details of the agenda are below!

CA18214 Core Group Meeting, Schedule September 27, 2021

DAY 1. September 27, 2021 (9.30-12.00)

9.30-9.50 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář – “Introduction to the two days meetings” and “What we have done so far: strengths and weakness”.

9.50-10.20 Open discussion for all of us: WG leaders, Communication manager, ITC grant leader, STSM leader, Horizontal manager leader, Chair and Vice-chair

10.20-10.30 Virtual coffee break

10.30-11.00 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář “What we need to do: deliverables, activities, involving other members, presentation and open discussion.

11.00-11.20 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář “II Grant Period budget 2020-2021″What we have spent and budget changes in the current Grant Period to be voted by the Core Group and the MC members in the afternoon.

11.20-12.00 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář “III Grant Period budget 2021-2022” planning activities and related budget to be allocated.

12.00-13.00 virtual lunchtime

CA18214 5th MC Meeting, Schedule September 27 and 28, 2021

DAY 1. September 27, 2021, (13.00-16.00)

13.00-13.05 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář Welcome speech and guest introduction

13.05-13.20 Ralph Stübner (Science Officer at COST) – “New rules of Cost Action”, and future challenges for the CA18214

13.20-13.30 I. Mariotti and P. Bednář “Summarizing achievements of our Action – What we have done; Reflection of strengths and weaknesses of our Action”

13.30-13.35 Report about the ITC grants by Lukáš Danko (ITC Grant leader)

13.35-14.10 Report about STSMs by Eva Belvončíková (STSM leader); presentation of the STSMs results their linkages to the CA18214 deliverables by the granted participants (Maria Chiara Barzotto, Lukáš Danko, Carles Méndez-Ortega, Oliver Rafaj, Anastasia Sinitsyna – supplemented by Mina di Marino, and Thomas Vogl)

14.10-14-20 Report about the Communication by Mina di Marino (Communication manager)

14.20-14.30 virtual coffee break

14.30-15.00 Presentation by WG1,2,3,4 Leaders (Grzegorz Micek, Mina Akhavan, Carolina Pacchi, and Chiara Tagliaro)

15.00-15,30 Future activities for the III Grant Period (2021-2022): MC meetings, WG meetings, STSMs, ITC Grants, Training schools, Dissemination (presentation at conferences, special sessions, podcasts, joint publications …), Communication, Virtual networking

15,30-16,00 III Grant Period budget

CA18214 5th MC Meeting, Schedule September 28, 2021 

DAY 2 (9.30-18.00)


9.30-9.40 WG1 Leader presentation (Grzegorz Micek) and leadership change.

9.40-10.10 Summarizing achievements of the WG1 – What has been done?

10.10 -10.40 Progress in deliverables D.1.3 and D.1.4 and the next steps

10.40-11.00 Open discussion and summarising its results.

11.00-11.10 Virtual coffee break


11.10-11.15 WG2 Leader presentation (Mina Akhavan)

11.15-11.45 Summarizing achievements of the WG2 – What has been done.

11.50 -12.30 Progress in deliverables D.2.1 and D.2.2 and the next steps.

12.30-13.00 Open discussion and summarise its results.

13.00-14.00 Virtual lunch break


14.00-14.10 WG3 Leader presentation (Carolina Pacchi)

14.10-14.30 Summarizing achievements of the WG3 – What has been done; progress in deliverables D.3.1 and the next steps.

14.30-14.50 Open discussion and summarising its results.

14.50-15.00 virtual coffee break.


15.00-15.10 WG4 Leader presentation (Chiara Tagliaro)

15.10-15.40 Summarizing achievements of the WG4 – What has been done, progress in deliverables D.4.1, D.4.2., D.4.3, D.4.4, D.4.5 and the next steps.

15.40-16.00 Open discussion and summarising its results.


From 16:00 to 18:00, there will be a Virtual Trip to Tirana CoolLab Coworking spaces and a Round table discussion with UMT and EPOKA University representatives!