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Timeline of Project:
Oct 2006:
16 - Start of Project.
25 - Press release.
30 - 1st Workshop.
Nov:
9 - Return signed Form A to Coordinator for Contract.
8 - Coordinator returned signed contract to EC.
Dec:
Novel magnetic beads sent from Ports to INESC-MN for analysis.
21 - Signed contract received from EC.
30 - Updated Web Pages to include details of Project and Animations of motors and proposed devices.
Jan 2007:
Setup internet communication between partners.
Project Coordinator invited to partake in the British Standards Institute's BioNano Interface Project.
ENS/CNRS and TUDelft to communicate with and exchange materials with EMPA and INESC-MN with a goal of developing first stage magnetic sensors.
First round of funding made available to Partners.
Feb:
First draft of Management Report to be circulated by Project Coordinator.
Mar:
IMIC and Ports to discuss recombinant plasmids required for Project.
April:
1st Management Report submitted.
May:
Consortium Agreement agreed with Project Officer and Partners
Project Coordinator invited to speak at US Road-mapping event hosted by the Foresight Institute.
June:
Attended TESSY Roadmap for Synthetic Biology, Zurich
Sept:
2nd Annual Workshop, Lisbon
Draft Annual Report
Signatures obtained for Consortium Agreement
Oct:
2nd Annual Report submitted.
Begin collection of signatures on revised Consortium Agreement
Dec:
Final signatures gathered for Consortium Agreement
Jan 2008:
Circulate First Draft of IP Transfer Agreement
Mar:
1st Project Reporting Stage
Sept:
3rd Annual Workshop, Paris
Oct:
3rd Interim Report (Scientific)
Jan 2009:
Draft first version of Technology Implementation Plan.
April:
4th Interim Report (Management)
August:
6-month extension to Project agreed with EC
September:
4th Annual Workshop, Portsmouth
2nd Project Reporting Stage
Final reporting stage - completed.  Project closed.
Project Closed.