The kick-off meeting of the TIMMOD project was conducted online due to the pandemic situation with the coronavirus. The online meeting was hosted by the Lead Partner - Institute of Fish Resources - Varna and was held th on 11 June 2020 with 23 participants, representing all 6 partner organizations of the TIMMOD project. The overall goals of the project and the detailed workplan were presented by the project manager Ms. Elitsa Petrova, Director of the Institute of Fish Resources - Varna. The management structure and the gantt chart were also presented. The representatives from DDNI, REC-Moldova, AUTh, BDCA and NEA made a short introduction of their organizations and described their roles in the TIMMOD project. The main activities of the project were discussed, together with a detailed action plan. The main focus was on the ongoing activities, including the inventory of innovative water monitoring technologies for monitoring of chemical, physical and biological parameters and the innovation strategy for joint monitoring. The main outcome from the kick-off meeting was the approval of the action plan for the next period.