iBROAD, to be implemented within the frame of the Horizon 2020 programme, is the first major European collaborative project with Sympraxis Team as coordinating partner. The relevant proposal was submitted as a Coordination and Support Action (CSA) under Pillar ‘Societal Challenges’, part ‘Secure, Clean and Efficient Energy’. The proposal’s approval was announced to the Sympraxis Team in end January, whereby the Grant Agreement Preparation procedure was initiated.