Kick off meeting for the project Fly VET Up! was held on November 26th  2020 at the Croatian post’s New Sorting Center (NSC) in Velika Gorica using the Microsoft Teams platform. The objectives of the Project and project activities, budget, time schedule as well as contractual, financial and work obligations of all participants in the project were presented at the meeting.

The participants in the meeting were representatives of all project partners: Rudolf Perešin Aviation and Technical School from Velika Gorica, the Cyprus, Greek and Croatian post and the companies AKMI from Greece, BK Consult from Germany and Dronint from Cyprus. Representatives of the Croatian Post were Ivana Kristić Buntić, Head of the Department for EU Funds and Other Sources of Financing, and Ivana Filipović, Project Manager.

Within this project is envisaged to create a curriculum for drone pilots, which will then be piloted by relevant staff of partner organizations. The aim of the project is to raise awareness of the possibilities of using drones in various industries and to promote the technological orientation of the Croatian Post to improve the processes in logistics by introducing innovations.

The project is fully funded by the Erasmus+ program in the amount of 214,382.00€. Project duration is from November 2nd 2020 to November 1st 2022.

Project coordinator is Croatian Post.