The PoliRuralPlus project marked a significant milestone with a successful kick-off meeting held in Prague on 25–26 January 2024. This event symbolized the strong cooperation among the 20 European partners involved, setting a positive tone for the project's ambitious goals. The meeting underscored the project's commitment to using advanced technologies for sustainable regional development, leveraging the expertise and collaboration of all parties to drive forward the innovative use of AI and spatial data for strategic planning and development.