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Project management and co-ordination

The overall aim of Workpackage1 is to ensure successful completion of the OptiBIRTH project in full compliance with the EC Grant Agreement and Consortium Agreement, using best-practice project-management tools.

The Co- ordinator (TCD) is responsible for undertaking the financial and administrative tasks involved in distribution of the grant, monitoring the scientific excellence of the RTD work packages and ensuring that the deliverables are produced on time, within budget, and to the required high quality standard.


1. To arrange and manage project meetings, events and communication and to provide support to partners, the Data Safety Monitoring Group and the Advisory Board.

2. To ensure appropriate accessibility of information through project website.

3. To ensure that financial reports and RTD progress reports are submitted by partners in accordance with schedules, and that annual reports are made to the advisory board.

4. To submit annual financial, interim and periodic reports to the EC, in compliance with the reporting requirements of the Technical Annex and EC Grant Agreement.