The Kick-Off Meeting the CRiTERIA project was held online on 14 and 15 October 2021. After a general presentation of the project by the coordinator, Claudia Niederée (University of Hannover), the objectives and activities of each of them were presented by the work package leader and the most important task leaders. On behalf of K&I, he meeting was attended by Luciano d’Andrea, Paolo Signore, and Alfonso Alfonsi. During the meeting, Luciano d’Andrea presented task 4.5, dedicated to the social acceptance of the methods and technologies that will be produced within the project. The Kick-off Meeting was attended by Ignacio Montiel, the project officer of the European Research Executive Agency (REA) who will follow the project.