By end of July 2017, the first project phase of DIMENSION was finalized. The first phase focused on the basic concepts and specification of the targeted systems and components. First optical and electrical designs were prepared and partially fabricated. The successful finish of the first DIMENSION period was summarized in the D1.4 report which is available on the Publication/Deliverables page. The first activities on dissemination, exploitation and standardization aspects are described in the D6.1 report.