ICONS workshops are intended to bring together the partners to share data and discuss plans for moving forward with research. ICONS started in January of 2016 with a kick-off meeting between partners at University of Louvain in Brussels, Belgium. A subsequent workshop was held planned at Babes-Boylai University in Cluj-Napoca, Romania in October of 2016.  Follow-up workshops will be held at ITEM in Hannover, Germany and at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC, USA.