Kick-Off Meeting of the First Cohort

The kick-off meeting has coincided with the official start of the project and it was the first time when all the doctoral and postdoctoral, direct and associated researchers could meet and get to know each other. Prof. Mechtcherine, the speaker of the project, gave an overview about the concept and structure of the project, presented the curriculum as well as the initial plan of actions.

Introductory presentation by Prof. Viktor Mechtcherine during the GRK 2250/1 kick-off meeting

The kick-off meeting was followed by a lecture series given by the Principal Investigators of the project, as well as lab exercises dealing with the entire set of experimental tasks, from specimen production to testing and results evaluation.

Group Photo of the GRK 2250/1 during the kick-off meeting