The kickoff meeting of the CLINGLIO project ("A Clinical Phase IIB trial with 2OHOA in patients withnewly-diagnosed malignant glioma") took place in Palma de Mallorca, Spain on the 18th and 19th of January of 2018. The meeting allowed partners toget to know each other and to plan and examine the activities and tasks to be carried out throughout the project. During the two-day meeting, participants had the opportunity to discuss various project areas in depth. These subjects included the tools to manage the project,the basic research framework, the clinical trial protocol as well asthe principles for a successful dissemination strategy. The next project meeting will take place in early 2019, where the CLINGLIO team will review the progress achieved.