28 March 2017: The CARTIF projects’ working team carried out an infoday for LIFE projects dissemination.
On the 28/03/2017, Fundación CARTIF (Valladolid) carried out an event for LIFE projects dissemination. The invited participants were the NCPs of three different countries Spain, Lithuania and Estonia, as well as several representatives from the Environment Ministries of the mentioned countries (24 attendants), besides some of the CARTIF personnel involved in this kind of projects (6-8 people), 32 attendants in total. The infoday consists of several presentations and a visit to the centre. Photographs of the event, dissemination for the infoday and retweeting of the different interventions made. The aim of the event was the showing and explaining the different projects in which CARTIF currently takes part (topics, objectives, development and current state of the project) as well as transfer the acquired knowledge through our experience in in this kind of projects. The subjects we dealt with during the meeting were: preparation of successful proposals, project management (technical and administrative issues and tips), emerging trends in LIFE Programme, and examples of CARTIF coordinated projects and role and function of NCPs. Finally, a visit to the labs, pilot plants under development and centre facilities was made. The results of the debate and dissemination session were very satisfying, since new networking relationships were established, so new partners incorporation from these countries to the LIFE programme will be possible in a near future, as well as the elaboration of new LIFE projects together, in which CARTIF may have a propelling role. In addition, CARTIF was disseminating the thematic topics we work in and the partners usually sought.