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.