5. What has your team accomplished in the project so far?
First of all, Open Group contributed to build a solid project identity creating the H-WORK logo, that is used to strengthen the project consistency and to deliver clear messages to the audience. Then, we opened new communication channels: the H-WORK website, that is the main showcase of the projects; the H-WORK newsletter, that is sent every three months; the Twitter and LinkedIn pages. We have already published 20 news on the H-WORK website, we have already sent 3 newsletters with 120 direct recipients, and we have created a strong community, with 188 followers on Twitter and 233 on LinkedIn. Also, we produced promotional materials (print and digital version) and a video that promotes the H-WORK project explaining the setting, the EU call, the objectives, the birth of the Consortium and the challenges the project intends to tackle.
6. What are you currently working on and what are the next steps?
At the moment, we are working together with the partners of the Consortium to write other news to update the website and give an overview about how the project is progressing, focusing on the new Group 2 activities and on the reopening after the second lockdown. Also, we are writing the first periodic report for the European Commission.
7. What are currently the main obstacles for your work and for the project in general?
In my opinion, now the main obstacle for the H-WORK project is to carry out the activities despite the closures and difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Fortunately, the partners found different solutions and are continuing to bring forward the project in an efficient and effective way.
8. What are your expectations regarding the outcomes of the project?
Our main objective is to guarantee an effective communication of the project activities, outcomes and findings, recommendations and guidelines at local, national and EU level. We would like to create awareness and raise the visibility of the project and its objectives and ensure an extensive public coverage of the project and its findings. Also, the aim is to identify and thus encourage participation of all relevant stakeholders and the general public and set the ground for the sustainability and further exploitation of the project results.
9. How do you think your organization and EFPA can collaborate in the H-Work Project?
Open Group and EFPA are collaborating in the H-WORK communication and dissemination strategy, supporting each other in producing communication materials and contributing to maximise the impact of the project.