07/5/14 2:17 PM

The Greek island of Crete hosts the next Stakeholders Board

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Crete, one of the most famous and impressive Greek island will host the next LifeWatch Stakeholders Board, which objective is to evaluate and report on job progress, comparing it with planned pathway. The meeting is going to take place the 7th and 8th of July in the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research facility, in the city of Heraklion.

The Greek national node organizes the conference, that comes after five months of work where the institutions involved in the project had applied the roadmap conceived in the previos meeting, held in Granada (Spain) in February. The main aim is to fast LifeWatch's initial construction in order to facilitate its legal constitution with the signature of the European Research Infrastructure Consortia (ERIC), froreseen for the end of 2014.

During the board Christos Arvanitidis, Greece's representative, will report from LifeWatch marine technical meeting, wich took place in Crete the 5th of June with the attendance of more than 30 participants, representing 7 countries and 14 institutes with the objective of stablish priorities in this area. For LifeWatch's constitution Benjamín Sánchez, on behalf of the Spanish team devoted to the design and construction of the ICT-Core bureau, will explain the the administrative organization of the future common facilities: the Innovative Labs (Netherlands), the Service Center (Italy), and the Statutory Seat (Spain). Besides, the attendances will check out the status of the distributed developments and stablish priorities for the next monts. Moreover, a SOWT analysis will be done in the course of the meeting.

More information at: LifeWhatch Greek Node

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