Work Package 1 (WP1) will coordinate effort among all consortium partners to ensure an efficient project operation, successful achievement of project goals in the most cost-effective manner, effective communication among project partners and between the UNaLab consortium and the European Commission (EC), and widespread dissemination of results. The WP1 objectives are:
• the establishment of management structure and management processes compiled in project guidelines handbook; and,
• the execution of overall coordination ensuring quality management, risk management, financial and administrative management, ethical management, quality management, progress monitoring and corrective actions when needed.
WP1 will ensure that: the project is carried out according to the specified time schedule and budget; the objectives are efficiently achieved; the risks are correctly identified, monitored, and managed effectively; a system is implemented to provide continuous evaluation feedback and on-going project monitoring; the project is managed according to the contract between the UNaLab Consortium and the EC and a continuous link with the EC is maintained; and, overall legal, contractual, ethical, financial and administrative management of the project is carried out.