A. Preparatory actions

Action A1 – Stakeholders’ consultation and mapping of needs: aims to establish effective interaction between the LIFE-FROSTDEFEND team and interested stakeholders

Action A1 100%

Action A2 – Technical planning: includes the technical requirements for the selection and establishment of the pilot plots and the QA/QC procedure for low-cost sensor performance evaluation

Action A2 100%

C. Implementation actions

Action C1 – Database construction of key frost event indicators: designs and develops of a well-structured database with biological, atmospheric, meteorological and phenological data that will form the basis for the development of the forecasting algorithm

Action C1 80%

Action C2 – Development and Evaluation of the LIFE-FOSTDEFEND IoT-based monitoring and forecasting system: develops a scalable IoT- based tool and a user-friendly interface that will receive, store and access data from low-cost air quality sensors and other external sources to provide early warnings on frost risk.

Action C2 80%

Action C3 – Pilot implementation of the LIFE-FROSTDEFEND IoT system: tests and demonstrates the LIFE-FROSTDEFEND tool’s capabilities

Action C3 70%

Action C4 – Replicability and transferability: boosts the uptake of project’s outcomes through the replication of its actions

Action C4 40%

Action C5 – LIFE-FROSTDEFEND adaptation plan: aims to make local producers and interested stakeholders aware of the link between the emissions of the air pollutants that may serve as INPs and the climate change issue, while promoting environmental friendly and ecosystem-based approaches to anticipate the risk of frost damage

Action C5 0%

D. Monitoring of the impact of the project actions

Action D1 – Assessment of project’s effectiveness: assesses and evaluates the effectiveness of the project in terms of achieving its planned objectives indicators.

Action D1 60%

Action D2 – Assessment the project’s socioeconomic impact: defines appropriate indicators and the overall methodology to be adopted for the assessment of the socio-economic impact of the project

Action D2 0%

E. Communication and dissemination of results

Action E1 – Development of the dissemination pack: develops dissemination tools and materials to communicate and disseminate project goals and achievements to stakeholders and potential end-users, raise awareness, and support capacity building

Action E1 70%

Action E2 – Networking: involves sharing of experience and exchanging of ideas, advice, and support between the project team and relevant stakeholders, public authorities and other projects, to encourage uptake of the project outcomes and results at a National and European level and ensure project’s effectiveness and long-lasting impact

Action E2 50%

F. Project management

Action F1 – Project Management: deals with the planning, monitoring and controlling of the work progress through the effective management and coordination of the project activities

Action F1 60%

Action F2 – Monitoring the project progress: measures the progress of the project through the establishment and periodic monitoring of specific performance and management indicators

Action F2 60%

Action F3 – After-Life plan: develops an integrated dissemination communication and business plan to ensure market uptake, long-term continuation and sustainability of the LIFE-FROSTDEFEND tool

Action F3 40%