The First Project Technical Progress Report of MPP Project was submitted on 27h March 2020. The status of the project from September 2019 is contained in this report.

The activities and tasks conducted in the project were discussed at the consortium meetings and special attention was paid to the tasks with a high level of impact on the project execution. The project milestones and deliverables were reviewed too. During the period considered, the following meetings were held:

  • 1st Consortium meeting (Sep 4, 2019)
  • 2nd Consortium Meeting (Oct 24, 2019)
  • 3rd Consortium Meeting (Jan 21, 2020)

The MPP project was presented at the International Conference Laser Optics 2020, 8-12 June 2020, on St. Petersburg, Russia. The studies and tests carried out were presented in an article named “Affordable Laser Imaging Instrumentation for Persistent Runway Monitoring” by A.B. Utkin, T. Rocha da Silva, and P. Reis. (Submitted on 16/Jan/2019).

In terms of communication of the project, the consortium created a website: The partners created, on their websites, pages with the identification and main features of the project and a link to the project website. In addition, a LinkedIn showcase page was created for professional promotion.

Regarding technical progress / results achieved, most of the efforts in this reporting period were directed towards the completion of the deliverable D1 – Preliminary Studies Report thus fulfilling the milestone M1, and it was being concluded the document D2 – Technical Specification Report of the solution.

The MPP Project Management Entity accepted the project progress report.