The HEADSTART kickoff meeting was held in Brussels, Belgium on 23 & 24 January 2019.

All the 17 partners, coming from 9 different EU countries had the opportunity to define together the mission and operational plan of the HEADSTART project.

The kick-off meeting was organized to launch the beginning of the project and streamline the initial action plan. All the 8 Work Package Leaders had the opportunity to highlight the project goals, present their roles, responsibilities and plans towards the goals’ accomplishment. The main goal of the meeting was to go-through the project as well as to plan the project activities for the first six months. Tom Alkim, the European Commission Policy Officer and George Sarros, the Project Officer, presented the policy perspective and European Commission’s expectations.