The start-up meeting of the Life CONOPS project was carried out at the Divani Acropolis Hotel in Athens, during 11-12/9/2013. During the first day of the meeting the members of the project partners gave short presentations to introduce themselves, their organization and their role in the project. Specifically, the partners involved in the project are: Benaki Phytopathological Institute (Greece), Agricultural University of Athens (Greece), Azienda Sanitaria Locale Cesena (Italy), Azienda Unità Sanitaria Locale Ravenna (Italy), Centro Agricoltura Ambiente “G.NICOLI” S.R.L. (Italy), NCSR Demokritos (Greece), ONEX Hellenic-Services Provision Private Company-Security Systems (Greece), Regione Emilia-Romagna – Public Health Service (Italy), Research University Institute of Sustainable Development and Human Resources/Urban Environment and Human Resources-Panteion University (Greece), Terra Nova Environmental Engineering Consultancy Ltd (Greece). Project aims and objections, actions, as well as the deliverables were presented by the coordinator and were discussed. Τhe financial formal procedures and management, the project operation procedures and the dissemination actions were discussed during the second day of the meeting. Moreover, the timetable of the project (with focus to the 1st year) was discussed and established. Finally, the next Working Group (WP) Meeting was arranged in the mid of October.