“Kick-off meeting” – Belgrade, 23-24.2.2017

Kick-off meeting of the project A_MADAM was held on 23th-24th February 2017 in hotel “Park” in Belgrade /Serbia/. The participants in the kick-off meeting were representatives of all of the project participants, as well as the representative of the company EOS from Munich /Germany/, one of the largest manufacturers of the AM machines in Europe.

A_MADAM project team during kick-off meeting

The first day

During the first day of the meeting were held opening ceremony with a media conference and the section on management topics.

Audience during the opening ceremony

Opening ceremony with media conference

The opening ceremony of the project A_MADAM was held at the beginning of the kick-off meeting and it was attended by representatives of:

The address of the Vice-minister Nedović during the opening ceremony

The ceremony was followed by a media conference for representatives of the Serbian national media:

The management topics session

The media conference was followed by the management session that discussed the following topics:

  • The concept of the A_MADAM project implementation
  • Task assignment
  • Management aspect of secondments
  • Ethical issues
  • Project management concept
  • Consortium agreement
Project team during a session

The second day

The second day of the kick-off meeting was dedicated to discussion of the research and innovation topics relevant for the project, including:

  • Presentation of the state-of-the-art of the academic and industrial research on the subject of the project
  • Overview of the standardization issues relevant for the subject of the project
  • Concept of development of the research program of the project
  • IP rights on the project and NDA clauses in the Consortium Agreement
  • Research aspect of secondments