The BRIDGE kick-off meeting was held on 9th of November 2023 at FORTH in Crete. The research activities of the different partners (FORTH, IIT and FHG) were presented and the available facilities related to the BRIDGE project were also described.

The exchange and training visits between the researchers and innovation manager from the widening partner to the leading partners (IIT and FHG) have been planned for the first year of the project. The kick-off meeting mainly aimed to organize the workplan of the BRIDGE project and the training visits but also to discuss the scientific and research activities of the project. A lot of information exchange and brainstorming were0 taken place during the Kick of meeting promising a fruitful collaboration in the timeframe of the BRIDGE project but also to new research projects.