The three use cases to be implemented in the frame of WP8 for service provision, along with WP12 for impact assessment and WP14 for user engagement, has been defined. The services cover physical, remote and virtual-wide access and are addressed to different categories of users. Details have been defined also for the time scheduling to launch the open calls for transnational access, realise the access and practically provide the services, and then evaluate them. Such an organisation and scheduling has been unanimously approved by the Management Committee during a telco MC meeting on the 24th of March 2020.
The management principles for METROFOOD-RI were studied and discussed among the Beneficiaries, the Management Committee and particularly the leaders of the interested WPs (WP4 and WP9, along with WP2). The basic principles for management refer to IPR, dissemination, data management, procurement, access, human resources, quality & security management. Such management principles have been unanimously approved by the Management Committee during the 1st Project Progress Meeting on the 11th of may 2020.
The criteria for service provision were studied and discussed among the Beneficiaries, the Management Committee and particularly the task leaders of WP8. The basic principles include: most commonly available services, main target users, European agenda, sustainability, innovation, complementarity, added value, market position. Such criteria have been discussed by the Management Committee during the 1st Project Progress Meeting on the 11th of may 2020 and then further stressed during the dedicated internal meeting on Wednesday 25 May.
The management principles and proposed schemes for the governance structure during the 2nd Interim Phase and for the ERIC were discussed and voted by the Consortium Assembly during the 1st CA meeting on the 5th of Nov., collecting one vote per Beneficiary (the vote of the PI or a proxy).