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MANAGEMENT UNIT MEETINGS


1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th

 

1. MANAGEMENT UNIT RECITE
Thursday 16/11/2000, 11:00 a.m.

Presents: . Papanikolaou, Th. Mantalovas (General Secretary, Region of Epirus),
D. Skalkos, . Filippou - Keramida (BIC of Epirus),
. Mantis, . Apostoliadi (Epirus S.A.),
. Kolovou (University of Ioannina).

During the first part of the meeting, an overview of the history of the program was presented. Afterwards some critical topics were discussed and the decisions which derived are refered below:

  • The participants of the management unit will gathered once per month.
  • A separate bank account will be kept in order an efficient economic management of the project be succeeded .
  • All subcontractors will take the amount which represents their self contribution, according to the general workplan of the project .
  • Each subcontractor will sent their workplan to the Region of Epirus

2. MANAGEMENT UNIT RECITE
Monday 4/12/2000, 11:00 a.m.

Presents: . Papanikolaou, Th. Mantalovas (General Secretary, Region of Epirus),
D. Skalkos, . Filippou - Keramida (BIC of Epirus),
. Mantis, . Apostoliadi (Epirus S.A.),
. Kolovou (University of Ioannina).

As long as the economic responsibles of each subcontractor were determined (Ms . Kolovou (University of Ioannina), and Ms . Apostoliadi (Epirus S.A.)), BIC of Epirus procceeded to the paychecks' distribution among the subcontractors, in accordance to their workplans.The main responsible for the integrated economic management of the project is Ms . Filippou - Keramida (BIC of Epirus). In addition each subcontractor presented the workplan stages which have already been implemented. Finally it was decided:

  • The publication of Recite leaflet .
  • The invitation of Mr. Motta in order the contract of the project to be signed.

3. MANAGEMENT UNIT RECITE
Thursday 21/12/2000, 12:00 a.m.

Presents: . Papanikolaou, Th. Mantalovas (General Secretary, Region of Epirus),
D. Skalkos, . Filippou - Keramida (BIC of Epirus),
. Mantis, . Apostoliadi (Epirus S.A.),
. Kolovou (University of Ioannina).

Mr. Motta arrived in Ioannina and signed the Recite contract. He defined the general guidelines which contractor and subcontractors should follow for succeeding an efficient implementation of their workplans. An official dinner to Mr. Motta was apposed.

Ms. . Filippou - Keramida and Mr. V. Tambakis (BIC of Epirus) followed up the INTERIM SEMINAR with subject the "Preparation of the Intermediate Report", which took place in Brussels on 16th of January, 2001.


4. MANAGEMENT UNIT RECITE
Monday 5/3/2001, 11:00 a.m.

Presents: . Papanikolaou, Th. Mantalovas (General Secretary, Region of Epirus),
. Filippou - Keramida, V. Tambakis, A. Foukis (BIC of Epirus),
. Apostoliadi (Epirus S.A.),
. Kolovou (University of Ioannina).

The meeting focused on the bellow mentioned topics:

  1. Ms. Filippou provided to the participants detailed information concerning the meeting that took place in Brussels in 15th of January 2001. She explained thoroughly the guidelines should be followed for the Interim Report elaboration, for the valid analysis of each local partners' actions progress, as well as for the economic management of the program. In addition she asked from the local partners to bring forward their organizations' profile.
  2. The Progress Report of the program must be send until the end of March to the project coordinator and the Interim Report until the end of June.
  3. It was pointed out the fact that until now it was not any EU economic support (ERDF contribution).
  4. It was also marked the possible extension of the program implementation until June 2001.
  5. It was mentioned that the allowable expenses are the accommodation and other expenses (the maximum allowable amount is 150 Euro per day per person) and the transportation expenses (flight, bus, train, boat tickets).
  6. A document, in which it will be addressed that the project leader, regarding the Greek part, is Ms. Papanikolaou (representing the Region of Epirus) and the Economic Manager is Ms. Katerina Filippou (representing the BIC of Epirus), will be send from the Region of Epirus to the project coordinator. The receiver of the project mail is the Region of Epirus, which is responsible for the further distribution of it to the other local partners of the project. One significant marking was the fact that Mr. Skalkos does not involve anymore in the implementation of the project.
  7. Each local partner made a detailed presentation concerning the implementation progress of his part of the project.
    • University of Ioannina: The appropriate time for the study completion, which is near the end, is approximately 15 days after the Unbria's meeting. The Conference preparation is in initial stage.
    • Epirus S.A.: Personnel, electronic equipment and a small library full of advertising material already support the Recite Office in Epirus. The feasibility study will be completed in the end of April. The web site will be developed, and updated with the full cooperation and support of BIC of Epirus. Any contact with the other Regions Partner of the Project was not established until now.
    • BIC OF Epirus: The elaboration of the study concerning the Instruments of Innovation Finance for the local SMEs is in initial stage.

5. MANAGEMENT UNIT RECITE
Thursday 21/6/2001, 11:00 a.m.

Presents: . Papanikolaou, Th. Mantalovas (General Secretary, Region of Epirus),
. Filippou - Keramida (BIC of Epirus),
N. Mantis, . Apostoliadi (Epirus S.A.),
. Kolovou (University of Ioannina).

The main topics discussed during the meeting are the following:

A) The direct reinforcement of BIC of Epirus' personnel in order to secure the effective implementation of the project. The Management Unit, taking into serious consideration the proposal of BIC of Epirus Managing Director, Mrs. Katerina Filippou, unanimously decided:

  • To sign a project convention with Mr. Apostolis Foukis specialized in Computer Science in order to develop and update the Web Site of the project (Phase V, Project Promotion), as well as to provide constantly technical support.
  • To hire Mrs. Aleksia Gidari as a Technical Assistant for the period: from 22-6-2020 to the end of the program.

B) Furthermore, the Management Unit decided to sign a project contract with the company LOGOTECH S.A. in order to provide all necessary technical support during the implementation of the Phase II, Instruments of Innovation Finance.


6. MANAGEMENT UNIT RECITE
Thursday 21/6/2001, 11:00 a.m.

Presents: . Papanikolaou, (Region of Epirus),
. Filippou - Keramida & V. Tambakis (BIC of Epirus),
. Apostoliadi (Epirus S.A.),
. Kolovou (University of Ioannina).

In view the meetings of inter-country partners and realisation of Steering Committee of Follow-up of program in Ioannina in the 4-5-6/4/2002, the local partners agreed in the planning of corresponding action.

At the same time they permitted Mrs Philippou to represent once again the partner "EPIRUS" in the Steering Committee of Follow-up of program.

Finally, they approved the report the natural and economic object of action of partner "EPIRUS" for interval 1/7/2001-31/12/2001 and they permitted the author of report Mrs Philippou to advance in the mission of report in question.