WP 7 Management

Project Leader: Dr. Marit Aursand, SINTEF Ocean (SO)
Participating partners SO, Management team, all partners

Objective: To ensure an efficient running of the activities in the iProcess project and exploitation
of results in compliance with the established objectives.

Description: This WP will deal with the overall project management. Activities include organizing
meetings and distributing information to all partners supported by Røe Communication.

Tasks:
T7.1 General Assembly (GA), advisory board and leading Management committee (MC):
Coordination of the project and support to the administrative and advisory bodies of the project.

T7.2 Financial management: Preparation of financial reports and contractual agreements between
partners and sub-contractors, organizing the distribution of funding.

T7.3 Coordination of R&D, education, communication and innovation activities: Ensuring that project activities and progress
are in line with objectives and milestones by organizing, in cooperation with WP leaders and
industry partners, excursions and industrial working days (scientists/research teams are working out
in the industry).

T7.4 Proof-of-concept: demonstration and visualization of developed concepts in
organized workshops for the iProcess consortium.

T7.5: Exploitation of results: Non-commercial
exploitation will be achieved through publications in peer-reviewed national and international
scientific journals. Commercial exploitation will be considered and patents may be filled if
considered relevant.

Milestones:
M7.1: Contractual agreements with project partners and
Norwegian Research Council (NRC) signed (Q2).

M7.2: Kick-off meeting (Q2).

M7.3: Annual general assembly meetings – conducted in association with workshops or relevant international
conferences (Q2, Q6, Q10, Q14).

M7.4: Project meetings with the MC will be conducted in February and October each year, in association with iProcess day/ project meetings or relevant national or international conferences (Q2, Q4, Q8, Q10, Q14, Q16).

M7.5: Progress report and final report to the NRC will be delivered by their guidelines and contracts (Q4, Q5, Q8, Q9, Q12, Q14, Q16, Q17).

Deliverables:
D7.1: Signed contractual agreements between all partners and NRC.
D7.2: Contractual reports defined by NRC.