The 3rd Technical meeting of PROGRAMS project was held on 13th and 14th March 2018 in the FIDIA premises in the Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Greece. The meeting will be devoted to an analysis of active tasks (work so far, next activities, problems and criticalities, status of deliverables, incoming milestones) and the first visit to the end user production site (CALPAK).