WP 1

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Work package number 1 Type of activity MGT
Work package title Project management
Start month 1 End month 48
Lead partner 1

Objectives

WP1 – Project management

  • To effectively manage FixO3 to maximise the production of results in the most cost effective manner and to the proposed timescales
  • To facilitate communication and integration between the partners and disseminate information about the project to the wider community
  • To identify and resolve disputes between partners
  • To keep the project on track, and ensure timely interaction and delivery of reports to the European Commission

Description of work and role of partners

Description of work Task 1.1: Project Management and Coordination

NERC-NOC (Lead)

  • Establish the project office with appropriately trained personnel and familiarise them with the project and its requirements.
  • Arrange the project kick-off meeting and subsequent Annual meetings, Work Package leader meetings, Project Steering Committee meetings and Advisory Board meetings
  • Interact with all WP leaders and Project Steering Committee on a regular basis to ensure project deliverables and milestones are kept on track.
  • Provide advice and coordinate the content of reports both for the annual (interim) reporting for the Consortium progress and for the periodic (18 monthly) reporting for the European Commission.
  • Interact with Advisory Board members to ensure the project work plan and science and innovation outputs are high impact, relevant to the European and International marine science and maritime policy, and to develop a longer-term strategic vision for how FixO3 can contribute to a European Ocean Observing System.
  • Interact with partners to identify and resolve problems at an early stage.
  • Interact with the European Commission on both an informal basis to discus progress and a formal basis through the periodic reporting.

Person months per participant

Deliverable Number Deliverable Title Lead beneficiary number Estimated indicative person- months Nature Dissemination level Delivery date
D1.1 FixO3 introduction pack for Consortium 1 2.00 R PP 3
D1.2 Minutes from Kick-Off meeting 1 1.25 R PP 3
D1.3 Interim report 1 for FixO3 partners and EC 1 4.00 R PP 12
D1.4 Minutes from First Consortium meeting 1 1.25 R PP 19
D1.5 First Periodic report to the European Commission 1 4.00 R PP 20
D1.6 Interim report 2 for FixO3 partners and EC 1 4.00 R PP 24
D1.7 Minutes from Second Consortium meeting 1 1.25 R PP 37
D1.8 Interim report 3 for FixO3 partners and EC 1 4.00 R PP 36
D1.9 Minutes from Third Consortium meeting 1 1.25 R PP 48
D1.10 Second Periodic report to the European Commission 1 4.00 R PP 38
D1.11 Interim report 4 for FixO3 partners and EC 1 5.00 R PP 48
D1.13 Final report on gender balance across the Consortium 1 4.00 R PP 48
D1.14 Final report to the European Commission 1 6.00 R PP 48
D1.15 Report on the distribution of financial support by beneficiary 1 4.00 R PP 48

Description of deliverables

D1.1) FixO3 introduction pack for Consortium: FixO3 introduction pack for Consortium [month 3]

D1.2) Minutes from Kick-Off meeting: Minutes from Kick-Off meeting [month 3]

D1.3) Interim report 1 for FixO3 partners and EC: Interim report 1 for FixO3 partners and EC [month 12]

D1.4) Minutes from First Consortium meeting: Minutes from First Consortium meeting [month 19]

D1.5) First Periodic report to the European Commission: First Periodic report to the European Commission [month 20]

D1.6) Interim report 2 for FixO3 partners and EC: Interim report 2 for FixO3 partners and EC [month 24]

D1.7) Minutes from Second Consortium meeting: Minutes from Second Consortium meeting [month 37]

D1.8) Interim report 3 for FixO3 partners and EC: Interim report 3 for FixO3 partners and EC [month 36]

D1.9) Minutes from Third Consortium meeting: Minutes from Third and final Consortium meeting [month 48]

D1.10) Second Periodic report to the European Commission: Second Periodic report to the European Commission [month 38]

D1.11) Interim report 4 for FixO3 partners and EC: Interim report 4 for FixO3 partners and EC [month 48]

D1.13) Final report on gender balance across the Consortium: Final report on gender balance across the Consortium [month 48]

D1.14) Final report to the European Commission: Final report to the European Commission [month 48]

D1.15) Report on the distribution of financial support by beneficiary: Report on the distribution of financial support by beneficiary [month 48]

Schedule of relevant milestones

Milestone number Milestone name Lead beneficiary number Delivery date from Annex I Comments