The first Steering Committee of project DIVA has celebrated, on 11th and 12th of September in INOVISA offices in Lisbon (Portugal). It has been the first opportunity for partners to meeting in person after the Project Kick-Off meeting celebrated in Brussels on last April.

The main objective during these two days of the meeting has been to check technical progress made in all DIVA Work Packages and Tasks. Special efforts has been made on specific discussions about preparations for the incoming launch of the first DIVA funding call, scheduled for the end of this year.

Furthermore, DIVA partners have reviewed the current situation of  dissemination actions, projected deliverables and milestones during this first six months of the project, as well as the deviations ocurred during this time.

Finally, administrative and finantial issues has been discussed in pursuit of a correct and efficient budgetary and administrative implementation by all partners.