Title Introducing Marketing Principles in the Agricultural Sector - FARM INC
Project Number 2013-1-IT1-LEO05-03986
Product R01 Consortium Meetings and Minutes
Title R01 Consortium Meetings and Minutes
Product Type others
Marketing Text 4 Steering Committee meetings were organised in order to review project implementation, evaluate completed work, and coordinate future project activities. The meetings took place in Italy (M1), Belgium (M8), Latvia (M16), and Italy (M24). Minutes from the meetings were kept and distributed to all partners.
The Kick off Meeting took place in Macerata (Italy) to make sure all partners have a common understanding of the Farm Inc. project's tasks and their roles. Furthermore partners were given the opportunity to discuss the work plan, task allocation, and prepare the ground for the next actions. Kick Off Meeting was minuted as a way of documenting, communicating, and confirming the actions and decisions with the consortium. Meeting minutes include a list of attendees, the major discussion points, conclusions, and action items.
The 2nd consortium meeting took place in Brussels to review the work progress and the planning of next project actions. The 2nd consortium meeting was minuted as a way of documenting, communicating, and confirming the actions and decisions with the consortium. Meeting minutes include a list of attendees, the major discussion points, conclusions, and action items. The 3rd CM took place in Riga, Latvia, hosted by project partner Biedrība “ZemniekuSaeima” (Union Farmers’ Parliament). Representatives from all consortium partners were present. Partners’ presentations were thorough and detailed, giving the opportunity to all partners present to have a clear overview of the state-of-the-art as well as proposed future activities and objectives. WP leaders' presentations and discussions on pending issues as well as next steps were clearly articulated and agreed upon.
During the 4th CM all partners was present except for INIPA and R&DO. All pending isseues were discussed and problems faced. Opinions and suggestions on sustainability and exploitation strategy were shared and the IPR agreed.
Target group Consortium, funding agency
The issues discussed at the Kick Off meeting set the ground for the project's success by clarifying the role and responsibilities of each partner from the outset. The detailed communication mechanisms discussed and the conflict resolution mechanism presented lead to avoid later problems and misunderstandings within the partnership. The Kick Off meeting's minutes contributed to record what actions have been decided upon for the project's life-cycle, who is responsible and what the milestones and deadlines are. The minutes were circulated to all attendees to confirm their accuracy.
During the second project meeting the consortium discussed about important issues such as the suggested modules for WP4 and the financial reporting in view of the forthcoming interim report. The 2nd consortium meeting's minutes contributed to record the discussions of the consortium, the milestones and the upcoming deadlines. The minutes were circulated to all attendees to confirm their accuracy.
The 3rd meeting was very fruitful. All partners are committed to the success of the project. Collaboration among partners has been very smooth.
During the 4th and last CM state of the art and strategies on sustainability and exploitation of project results were shared and agreed amongst representatives of partners institutions.
Area of application Information and Communication
Product Languages English