Minutes of the kick-off meeting FUNGAR

The meeting took place at the Microbiology Department, Utrecht University, The Netherlands. 

The meeting was hosted by Professor Han Wonsten. 

The meeting was attended by  Serena Camere, Marco Cartabia, Maria Torreiro (MOGU), Han Wosten, Marc Baldus, Martin Tegelaar, Jeroen Brandhof (UU),  Phil Ayres, Adrien Rigobello (CITA), Anna Powel, Andrew Adamatzky (UWE). 

The meeting’s agenda are detailed below

11.00-11.10 Welcome in Utrecht [UU, Han Wosten]

11:10-11:20 Round of introduction [All]

11:20 – 11:40 FUNAGR overview & WP1 Project management. Financial issues and financial reporting   requirements [UWE, Andrew Adamatzky

11:40 – 12:10  Fungal materials WP2 [MOGU, Serena Camere, Marco Cartabia

12:10 – 12:40  Fungal electronics WP3 [UU, Han Wosten]

12:40 – 14:00  Lunch 

14:00 – 15:00 Tour of UU laboratory and group photo [Han Wosten]

15:00 – 15:30  Fungal computing WP5 [UWE, Andrew Adamatzky]

15:30 – 16:00  Fungal architectures WP6 [CITA, Phil Ayres]

16:00 – 16:30 Exploitation  [MOGU, Maria Torreiro

16:30 – 17:00 Dissemination WP4 [CITA/UWE, Phil Ayres/Andrew Adamatzky]

17:00 – 17:15  Final discussion (summary of the upcoming tasks and related deadlines; date and location of the next meeting; near future dissemination and communication activities to be performed by partners)

18:00 – 19:00 Working dinner [for those who do  not rush to the airport; otherwise, an impromptu dinner will be in at the airport. 

The meeting is demonstrated outstanding innate cohesion of the Consortium partners and team members with a strong level of excitation on the ideas discussed.