SYNCLUSIVE project had its first review meeting, organized by the EC project officer, the lead partner TNO, two external experts, and the project work package leaders. It took place at TNO’s headquarters in the Hague, Netherlands, on June 10th, 2024. The review meeting discussed SYNCLUSIVE work plan progress, deliverables and milestones, and evaluated them against the project objectives.

TNO presented the overall project achievements and status, whereas the work package leaders presented the technical and scientific progress at the work package level. The experts evaluated the project as well structured and well managed, and its objectives successfully achieved within the timeline The first year implementation is important for the proof of concept. The process of social dialogue and governance is critical for today’s society.

The experts offered their advice on enhancing our research and innovation project to ensure it effectively responds to new challenges and delivers impact for our citizens and target groups. Among the recommendations were to develop a strategic approach to engaging policy makers, to focus more on the dynamics of the social dialogue process, to make deliverables both concise, with a clear message, and provide the details experts would expect.