Kick off meeting of the TransFerr project in Wroclaw

The TransFerr (Transition metal oxides with metastable phases: a way towards superior ferroic properties) kick-off meeting was held on 1st February, 2018 at the Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research in Wroclaw. During the meeting all issues related to the commencement, management, finance and technicalities of the TransFerr project were presented and discussed. The participants mostly focused on the technologies to be used, specifications of materials and methods, requirements of end users and industrial scenarios for the implementation of the project results. The partners engaged in technical discussions during the meeting and were committed in the project tasks, as foreseen in the Grant Agreement.


TRANSFERR – 778070 – Kick-off Meeting
February 1st, 2018
Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
2 Okolna St., Wroclaw (Building 1, room 131, 1st floor)


Time Activity Speaker
10:00  Welcome Witold Ryba-Romanowski
Wiesław Stręk
10:10  Introduction to TransFerr Dmitry Karpinsky
10:25  Presentation of Institute of Low Temperature and Structure Research PAS (Wrocław, Poland) Wiesław Stręk
10:40  Presentation of Nanoceramics (Wrocław, Poland) Paweł Głuchowski
10:50  Presentation of Vilnius University (Vilnius, Lithuania) Aivaras Kareiva
11:05  Presentation of Francysk Skaryna Gomel State University (Gomel, Belarus) Vladimir Gaishun
11:20  Presentation of University of Aveiro (Aveiro, Portugal) Andrei Kholkin
11:35  Coffee break
11:50  Presentation of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht für Material-und Küstenforschung, HZG-1 (Geesthacht, Germany) Mikhail Zheludkevich
12:00  Presentation of HZG-2 (Geesthacht, Germany) Florian Wieland
12:10  Presentation of Institute of Physics NASU (Kiev, Ukraine) Olena Fesenko
12:25  Presentation of Scientific-Practical Materials Research Centre (Minsk, Belarus) Oleg Ignatenko
12:40  TransFerr – discussion on the 1st year activities and secondments Dmitry Karpinsky
13:00  Lunch (Wodnik Restaurant, 28 Na Grobli St.)
14:30  Financial, Administrative and Managemental aspects
Cost categories
Reporting (mid-term and final reports/secondments/deliverables/ milestones)
Grant and Consortium Agreements
Management Intellectual Property / Protection of Results
Communication and Dissemination
Hans-Jörg Isemer

Anna Łukowiak

15:30  Q & A
15:45  Coffee break
16:00  Supervisory Board Meeting *
18:00  Optionally: Visit in INTiBS labs for non-board members
19:30  Dinner and networking activities (Karczma Lwowska, Rynek 4)



* Supervisory Board Members: V. Gaishun, P. Głuchowski, A. Kareiva, D. Karpinsky, A. Kholkin, W. Stręk, M. Zheludkevich, O. Fesenko (on behalf of A. Morozovska)