Project Meetings

M23 Mid-term Review Meeting, hosted by UCD

Dublin, Ireland. September 21-24, 2015

M18 First PathChooser Consortium Meeting – Training courses and Progress meeting

Dublin, Ireland. April 29-30, 2014

The meeting was held at University College Dublin to which all fellows and most of the PIs attended. This included the fellows’ training event (

Kick-off Meeting

PathChooser is a Marie Curie Initial Training Network, EU FP7-funded project (€3 M) that aims to develop innovative, mechanistic-based strategies for delivery of therapeutic macromolecules across biological barriers. UCD (specifically CBNI) are the coordinators of this grant, and on the 10th – 11th of February, project partners across Europe (Ireland, UK, Germany, Denmark, Cyprus) and their recently appointed fellows gathered on the premises of University College Dublin, Ireland, for the Kick Off Meeting. Participants had the chance to establish guidelines, share expectations and initiate collaborations in an event that set the tone for leading the project to successful completion.

  • Kenneth Dawson, UCD. Reinforcing that Fellows are Central in Marie Curie ITNs.
  • Invited Speaker Dr John Baugh discussing the ethical issues.
  • Jo Oliver, Avanticell. Discussing the Importance of Industry links in NanoScience.
  • Invited Speaker Dr Francois Pichot giving an overview on commercialisation and IP issues.
  • Luciana Herda UCD Fellow with Dr Ester Polo taking questions on the project.
  • Some lively discussions.
  • Diana Hudecz, UCD. Fellow discussing the importance of quality and reproducibility.
  • Fellows Tutors Associate Staff listen intently at the PathChooser Kick Off Meeting.
  • Taking some rest between discussions.