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Kick-off meeting of LIFE16 projects

LIFE byProtVal participated in the kick-off meeting of the LIFE projects approved in the call for 2016.

On 17th and 18th October 2017, the MCE Conference & Business Centre, in Brussels, hosted the kick-off meeting of the LIFE - Environment and efficiency of resources Projects that had been approved in the call for 2016.

During the first day, four parallel sessions discussed technical issues relating to the different projects. LIFE byProtVal participated in the session “Resource Efficiency/Waste 1”.

After the presentation of different projects, representatives of EASME (Executive of the Committee European Agency for small and medium-sized industries) and NEEMO (external monitoring and support to the broadcasting team) made an analysis of each project, indicating their strengths and possible weaknesses, engaging in a discussion on how to deal with them in order to ensure the adequate development of the project and subsequent sustainability, replicability and transferability.

In addition, representatives of the DG-Environment of the European Commission, EASME and NEEMO presented the novelties of the Circular Economy Package, as well as main particularities of the LIFE programme regarding management, dissemination and justification of projects.

Finally, it is worthy to point out that the event allowed to initiate the first networking actions with projects related to LIFE byProtVal.

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