The Steering Group meeting took place on 22 December 2016 via Skype, and was coordinated from Leiden.


1. Welcome
2. Adoption of agenda
3. Approval of minutes and matters arising of last meeting (Brno 16 September 2016)
4. Update from the Action Chair (Status of the Action; STSMs; Training School 2017)
5. Update from the Grant Holder: Action budget status
6. Monitoring of the Action
7. Implementation of COST policies on promotion of gender balance and Early Career Investigators (ECI), and Inclusiveness and Excellence
8. Follow-up of MoU objectives (Progress Reports of WGs)
9. Scientific Planning
10. Requests to join the Action
11. AOB
12. Location and date of the next meeting
13. Summary of SG decisions
14. Closing