The first meeting of the iTHEPHY project was held in Bologna on December 11-12 2017. All the partners attended and the foundation for a successful project was set. During the meeting, it was discussed and approved whole project implementation, including the approval of the various board and committee members. It was presented the management and monitoring tools, the quality and dissemination plans and the prototype of the website. A session of the meeting was dedicated to the organization of the start-up activities to produce the first two intellectual outputs. The organization of the 4th edition of the ISHEP Summer School was also discussed.