This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under agreement No 945275

On 24th and 25th September 2020, the 11 project partners gathered online to kick-off the PASTELS project. In the presence of the EC policy officer, Dr. Cristina Fernandez-Ramos, the PASTELS consortium discussed the planning of the first year and the immediate actions after the project start.

During the first day, the Project Coordinator, Michael Montout (EDF) and the WP leaders outlined the overall structure and the management principles. The second day was dedicated to the kick-off of the work packages. These fruitful discussions allowed the team to clarify the interactions among the WPs, the detailed planning, and the expected results.