The purpose of this two-day meeting was to check progress towards the objectives set by the ENERGIC OD Project for the second year Review Meeting. The meeting was also meant to verify the overall status of the activities started in the second year in light of the next Technical Review. In particular, the meeting gave the chance to focus on the two main tasks of the second year works:
The development of applications and the improvement of Virtual Hubs,
The the involvement of user communities in the project results and the development of the business plan.
The first day of the meeting was devoted to discuss the technical aspects of the ENERGIC OD project related to the implementation of the ten new applications. In particular, each application was presented and (for those available) a live DEMO of the application was shown. In addition, the advances in Virtual Hub implementation was presented describing the new functionalities that have been developed and the ones that are foreseen in the next months.
The second day of the meeting was devoted to discuss the involvement of user communities in the project results and the development of the business plan for virtual hubs development. In particular, the organization of the Hackathon – ENERGIC OD Appathon (organizers Veneto Region, CNR-IIA and POLIMI) was discussed among the partners in order to increase the involvement of user communities in the project. ENERGIC OD partners further discussed their individual exploitation plans in the larger framework of the project business plan.