The objective of this deliverable is to provide a reference manual for the LIGHTNESS project, by identifying the main goals and activities to be carried out. Moreover it aims to provide to the LIGHTNESS partners a common understanding of methods and certain project procedures, to fulfil the contractual obligations with the European Commission.
This report will also guide all beneficiaries in order to reduce project overhead and increase efficiency, providing a common framework for the daily operation of the project. Therefore it is an important document that shall be used as a tool for frequent consultation.
This document defines internal communication guidelines and introduces the collaborative workspaces and tools. Finally, it provides useful information regarding the project reporting process.