WS.3: Creating Synergies

Building of national CAN-MDS Core Groups of Operators Objectives
To set the criteria for creation of national CAN-MDS Operators' Core and Expanded Groups
To build National CAN-MDS Operators' Core Groups
To develop National CAN-MDS Toolkits

Duration 8 months

Activities:
Activity 1: Developing of eligibility criteria for the creation of national CAN-MDS Operators' Core Groups (in the context of the project) and of national Expanded Groups (this last criteria are to be included into national policy manuals see workstream 5)
Activity 2: Building of National CAN-MDS Operators' Core Groups in the 7 participating countries (BG, BE, DE, GR, FR, IT, RO)
Activity 3: Translation of CAN-MDS Toolkit in partners' official languages (Bulgarian, Belgian, German, Greek, French, Italian and Romanian)
Activity 4: Adaptation of national CAN-MDS Toolkits according to country specifics with the contribution of National CAN-MDS Operators' Core Groups (via Focus Group discussions in each partner's country)

Outputs
7 National CAN-MDS Operators' Core Groups in partners' countries [BG, BE, DE, FR, GR, IT, RO] (Activity 2)
14 Focus group discussions (2 per participating country*at least 10 participants) for adaptation of national CAN-MDS Toolkits according to country specifics (Activity 4)

Deliverables
1. Methodology for define eligibility criteria for CAN-MDS Operators' Core Groups and Expanded Groups,  Tool,

2. Eligibility Criteria for CAN-MDS Data Sources and Operators (Activity 1)

3. Methodology for cultural adaptation of national CAN-MDS Toolkits (Activity 4)

4. 7 National CAN-MDS Toolkits (translated and culturally adapted) (Activity 3,4)

Belgium CAN-MDS (stand-alone application), Instructions for set up

Bulgaria CAN-MDS Operator's Manual, CAN-MDS Data Collection ProtocolCAN-MDS (stand-alone application), Instructions for set up

France CAN-MDS Operator's Manual, CAN-MDS Data Collection ProtocolCAN-MDS (stand-alone application), Instructions for set up

Germany CAN-MDS Operator's Manual, CAN-MDS Data Collection ProtocolCAN-MDS (stand-alone application), Instructions for set up

Greece CAN-MDS Operator's Manual, CAN-MDS Data Collection ProtocolCAN-MDS (stand-alone application), Instructions for set up

Italy CAN-MDS Operator's Manual, CAN-MDS Data Collection ProtocolCAN-MDS (stand-alone application), Instructions for set up

Romania CAN-MDS Operator's Manual, CAN-MDS Data Collection ProtocolCAN-MDS (stand-alone application), Instructions for set up