The first management meeting will be held at the Politecnico di Milano from 1 to 2 October 2014 to discuss the progress of the project. All partners are invited to present the results from the work packages they are leading. The discussions will mainly focus on the results of the needs analysis and the nation-wide survey, the research on the strategies of the different Ministries in Egypt and the establishment of WEF National Strategic Committees. Furthermore, the dissemination activities will be evaluated, which includes the establishment of the website and the Best Paper Award. This meeting will initiate the next phase of the project which will focus on establishing the different WEF committees for research, education and training and also on setting up the coordination bodies in the universities.