The 4th Training Workshop on 'Exploitation and Commercialisation: Research Evaluation and spin-off Creation' took place on the 25-26th of October, 2017 at Can Tho University (CTU), Can Tho city Vietnam. The workshop, delivered by SlovenkÁ TechinickÁ Univerzita V Bratislave (STUBA), was co-organised by CTU and the University of Alicante (UA), coordinator of the ENHANCE project. There were 56 participants involved from 3 EU & 6 Vietnamese Universities. The training was also attended by representatives of 2 Ministries: MOST & MOET.
BizMOOC project offers a new free MOOC, 'How to generate innovative ideas and how to make them work', that will start on November 13th and it lasts 6 weeks, with approximately 5 hours of study time each week.
The content of this MOOC is centred around generating innovative ideas and making them work. Along with the main aim of teaching idea generation strategies and tools to exploit them, it will also teach relevant skills such as critical thinking and problem solving.
The 1st International Conference of the Latinamerican Social Innovation Network took place in Panama City, Panama, on September 28th and 29th, 2017. It was organized by the Erasmus+ funded project LASIN, in which the University of Alicante is a partner.
Last 2nd October the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), which manages different EU education programmes on behalf of the European Commission, organised a cluster meeting for all Salvadoran Higher Education Institution partners of selected Capacity Building for Higher Education (CBHE) projects. Representatives from Universidad Tecnológica de El Salvador (UTEC) and Universidad de El Salvador (UES) attended the meeting on behalf of the FREE Network project coordinated by the University of Alicante.
25 deans from Latin American universities in Bolivia, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama and Peru met yesterday at the University of Alicante to participate in the second module of the International Course of Deans of Latin America. The course is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the German Conference of Rectors, within the DIES Program of Management, with the aim of developing and strengthening capacities and acquiring specific knowledge to enable them to better manage their Higher Education Institutions.
The training was delivered by staff of the University of Alicante. Mr Francisco Gallego, IT expert, International Project Management Office and Francisco Vives, Multimedia over the network coordinator, IT Service shared with our Iranian partners their knowledge and expertise on the in-house developed 'OGPI tools for IRO management' and 'Design and operation of spaces equipped with professional videoconference and video-streaming for shared studies'.
Five sessions were provided via on-line video conference, either Adobe Connect or Skype:
OGPI was represented by Denise Galvin at the final conference held in the framework of the IQAT Project. The conference was held at Tashkent Chemical Technological Institute on 5 and 6 September. Denise presented a synopsis of the paper written by Ester Boldrini (OGPI Deputy Director) and herself: Modernisation of Quality Assurance Culture in the Uzbekistan Higher Educational Sector Landscape.
I feel excited. I will take your course after the project is finished. It will have sustainability after the project . We will be able to use it.
CAP4INNO training participant - CAP4INNO project
Objective very relevant to what we were seeking to do at the university. Tremendously useful for me and my university. Tremendous benefit long term.
CAP4INNO training participant - CAP4INNO project
It was great opportunity. We acquired knowledge and skills on how to write a winning project proposal, access to various project sponsors within and abroad and project networking. Very useful for the development of our academic profile as well as for the prosperity of our countries and the world at large.
ENRICH training participant - ENRICH project
It was an excellent experience. Good contents and identification of opportunities to collaborate among Latinamerican institutions. Thanks a lot for all the attention. We really enjoyed our time.
International Deans' Course Latin America participant - International Deans' Course Latin America
I think I gained an amount of experience in the field of Quality Assurance and how to evaluate Quality at my University
FOCUS training participant - FOCUS project
Your efficient, detailed response helped me to find potential signs that might hinder the registration of our trademark in Panama
Spanish SME - Mercosur IPR SME Helpdesk
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