Meetings

Kick off meeting of the project

FoodEnTwin

Kick off meeting of the project

The kick off meeting of FoodEnTwin project was held in Belgrade on September 26th, 2018 at UBFC  from 9:00 h to 17:00 h.

 Attendance:

 

UBFC representatives:

Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic (UBFC), Project coordinator

Prof. Dusanka Milojkovic-Opsenica, WP1 leader

Prof. Maja Gruden-Pavlovic, WP2 leader

Prof. Sanja Grguric-Sipka, WP3 leader

Dr. Dragana Stanic-Vucinic (UBFC), Project manager (WP4 leader)

Prof. Ivan Grzetic, Dean of UBFC

Prof. Dragana Milic, Vice-Dean for Research of UBFC

Dr. Tanja Bozic, LEAR of UBFC

Project partners representatives:

Prof. Karin Hoffman-Sommergruber (MUW), Substitute member of prof. Michelle Epstein

Prof. Tatjana Parac-Vogt (KU Leuven),

Prof. Marianne van Hage (KI)

Prof. Andreja Rajkovic (UGent)

Dr. Danijela Apostolovic (KI)

The Kick-off Meeting of FoodEnTwin Project

University of Belgrade-Faculty of Chemistry, Meeting room 334

26.09.2018.

PART I Opening session

9:00-9:10

Welcome speeches

Welcome message by the UBFC management

9:10-9:30

Project overview and UBFC presentation

Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic

PART II Short presentation of partnering institutions and WPs

9:30-9:45

Medizinische Universitaet Wien

Prof. Karin Hoffmann-Sommergruber

9:45-10:00

Karolinska Institutet

Prof. Marianne van Hage

10:00-10:15

Universiteit Gent

Prof. Andreja Rajkovic

10:15-10:30

Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Prof. Tatjana Parac-Vogt

10:30-11:00

Coffee break

11:00-11:30

WP1 overview

Prof. Dusanka Milojkovic-Opsenica

11:30-12:00

WP2 overview

Prof. Maja Gruden-Pavlovic

12:00-12:30

WP3 overview

Prof. Sanja Grguric-Sipka

12:30-13:00

WP4 overview

Dr. Dragana Stanic-Vucinic

13:00-14:00

Lunch break

PART III Forming of management structures, provisions of GA and CA, detailed distribution of work, financial and administrative reporting, action plan

14:00-14:30

Forming of management structures; approval of Advisory Board Members and Substitute Members of the Steering and Management Committees

Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic

14:30-14:45

Appointment of STSE committee and procedures for attending conferences

Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic

14:45-15:15

Distribution of work and project budget for the first year

Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic and WP leaders

15:15-15:45

Coffee break

15:45-16:15

Financial and administrative aspects of reporting

Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic

16:15-16:45

Action plan for the next year

Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovi and WP leaders

16:45-17:30

Discussion

19:00

Dinner

As highlighted in the Agenda, the kick off meeting was divided in three parts.

 

In the first part, Opening session, members of UBFC management, prof. Ivan Grzetic, Dean of UBFC and prof. Dragana Milic, UBFC Vice Dean for science, opened the meeting with welcome speech. Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic presented Project overview, UBFC and its Center for Molecular Food Sciences.

In the second part, Short presentation of partnering institutions and WPs, representatives of partnering institutions presented their institutions and scientific work of their groups involved in FoodEnTwin project, followed by WP leaders introducing themselves and in detail describing their packages.

The third part of the meeting, Forming of management structures, provisions of GA and CA, detailed distribution of work, financial and administrative reporting, action plan, was led by Prof. Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic. This part was dedicated to forming of management structures (approval of Advisory Board Members and Substitute Members of the Steering and Management Committees), appointment of STSE committee and procedures for attending conferences, distribution of work and project budget for the first year, financial and administrative aspects of reporting and action plan for the next year. The meeting was finished by more detailed discussion on several topics mentioned during second and third part.

 

The overall conclusion was that the kick-off meeting was a great success. The platform opened for researchers exchange will facilitate new collaborations and new joint projects between UBFC and partners from EU institutions. Next SC and AB meetings will take place at the end of June 2019, also in Belgrade. These meetings will be organized jointly with Metallomics summer school and the 1st workshop enabling several AB members also to participate in the summer school and workshop as experts.

                                                                

Photos from the meeting

Get together at the meeting Sanja Grguric-Sipka, Karin Hoffman-Sommergruber, Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic, Maja Gruden-Pavlovic, Tatjana Parac-Vogt, Marianne van Hage and Andreja Rajkovic

At lunch break: Dragana Stanic-Vucinic, Dusanka Milojkovic-Opsenica, Karin Hoffman-Sommergruber, Marianne van Hage, Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic, Andreja Rajkovic, Tatjana Parac-Vogt, Danijela Apostolovic, Sanja Grguric-Sipka and Maja Gruden-Pavlovic.

Welcome message by Dean of UBFC: Ivan Grzetic, Dragana Stanic-Vucinic, Andreja Rajkovic, Marianne van Hage, Karin Hoffman-Sommergruber, Tatjana Parac-Vogt, Maja Gruden-Pavlovic and Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic.

Afternoon session: Dragana Stanic-Vucinic, Andreja Rajkovic, Marianne van Hage, Karin Hoffman-Sommergruber, Tanja Cirkovic Velickovic and Sanja Grguric-Sipka.