On March 7-8, 2018 the kick-off meeting of the EVIDENCE2e-Codex project took place in Florence. The meeting was held at the CNR-ITTIG headquarters (the coordinating organisation of the project), and was chaired by the coordinator Mariangela Biasiotti, with the participation of the representatives of 18 partners from 10 countries. The EVIDENCE2eCodex project aims to facilitate and encourage international cooperation in the criminal sector between the involved Member State authorities, by improving the conditions for a secure and fast exchange of electronic evidences in the European Union. During the Florence meeting, the objectives of the project were presented and the activities to be performed were identified. Daniele Mezzana, on behalf of Knowledge and Innovation (K&I), presented and discussed with the partners the planned activities related to the identification of the stakeholders to be involved in the subsequent activities of the project.