The kickoff meeting for the AUToMAte project has been carried out successfully. All project members, both from the Campus Hagenberg and the Campus Steyr of the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria, attended the meeting. The project is funded by the  by the Austria Research Promotion Agency (FFG) in the Cooperation and Innovation programme (COIN “Aufbau”). The duration of the project is from 06/2013 to 05/2016.