Sympraxis Team is one of the six partners of the LIFE ASTI Project – “Implementation of a ForecAsting System for Urban HeaT Island Effect for the Development of Urban Adaptation Strategies” (Urban Heat Island Forecasting System for Urban Adaptation Strategies), along with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki – the Project Coordinator. The LIFE Project ASTI focuses on addressing the impact of UHI (Urban Heat Island) on human mortality by developing and evaluating a system of numerical models that will lead to the short-term forecasting and future projection of UHI in two Mediterranean cities: Thessaloniki and Rome. On November 16th 2018, the Project’s Opening Event took place in Thessaloniki with representatives of all Partners; more specifically, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ( Department of Physics / Physics and Environmental Physics), the Azienda Sanitaria Locale Roma 1, Geospatial Enabling Technologies Ltd., the Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate-National Research Council of Italy, the Municipality of Thessaloniki and Sympraxis Team.