The EVAL-INNO project was launched with a kick off meeting on 31 May 2011 in Vienna. It was hosted by the Lead partner of the project - the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI). The participants discussed the most important management and reporting issues, the work plan and project partner responsibilities in the upcoming months. For a careful planning of activities all workpackage leaders prepared presentations for discussion. All partners expressed its high expectations to the project, the agreed workshare in the application was confirmed. Main work to be performed in the upcoming months is the mapping exercise of relevant that will help to develop the activities during the project lifetime.