Training Workshop “Incubation Services and Management of Research-based entrepreneurship”

This week, from 22nd to 24th May, the 5th Training Workshop “Incubation Services and Management of Research-based entrepreneurship” of the FREE Network Project is taking place hosted by the Universidad de El Salvador in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Deans course participants, at the University of Alicante.

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK), the Universities of Saarland (Germany) and Alicante (Spain), in cooperation with the Alexander-von-Humboldt Foundation (AvH), are jointly organising the DIES-International Deans’ Course for Latin America.

Participants in the BizMOOC consortium meeting in Potsdam.

This week representatives from universities all over Europe met in Potsdam (Germany) for the BizMOOC consortium meeting hosted by the Hasso Plattner Institut. The main objectives of this meeting were to evaluate the BizMOOC pilot MOOCs and the common body of knowledge on MOOCs in Europe, as well as preparing the final stages of the project. UA contributed to both project outputs and is represented by OGPI senior project manager Francisco Gallego. 

Participants of the second Training of Trainers module in Kampong Cham.

The University of Alicante coordinated project REACT “Strengthening climate change REsearch And innovation CapactiTies in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam” recently held its second Training of Trainers module in Kampong Cham, Cambodia.

ENHANCE Project participants.

There were 2 events recently organised in the framework of ENHANCE project, coordinated by the University of Alicante. Both the 5th& 6th Training Workshops on “Research methodology: peer review; commercial appraisal” & “Alternative KT pathways: Work based learning; social innovation” took place on the 14-15th of March, 2018 at Thai Nguyen University, Thai Nguyen city, Vietnam. The workshops were delivered by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU, UK).

CIPnet KoM in the Jagiellonian University.

This week representatives from universities in Europe and China are meeting in Kraków, Poland, to kick-off the Erasmus+ project CIPnet - China Intellectual Property Management Network, coordinated by Jagiellonian University and in which the University of Alicante is a partner as leader of the Benchmarking and Needs Analysis Activities and the Quality Assurance work packages. The UA is represented by OGPI senior project manager Noelia López.

University College Cork ​

Last week we were at University College Cork for a capacity building workshop in the framework of ERASMUS+ TAP Project.  Colleagues from the Palestinian partner universities presented their intended approaches on how to transform assessment practices of first year large enrolments. 

V2WORK project partners, in the University of Alicante

The University of Alicante has welcomed today the partners of the V2WORK project in its Campus of San Vicente del Raspeig for the Kick off Meeting of 'Strengthening the Vietnamese Higher Educatin System to Improve Graduates Employability and Entrepreneurship Skills'  (V2WORK ), a project coordinated by the University of Alicante and co-funded by the European Commission within the framework of the Erasmus + program. 

The V2WORK project objective is to strengthen the capabilities of the higher education system of Vietnam to improve the employability and entrepreneurship skills of its students and graduates, and strengthen its relations with the labor market.

3rd Training Workshop “Technology Transfer: Key Agreements and Role of HEIs”

Last week, from 27th February to 1st March, the 3rd Training Workshop Technology Transfer: Key Agreements and Role of HEIs” of the FREE Network Project“ was hosted by the Universidad Galileo and Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala in Guatemala City and Antigua, Guatemala.

MEANING project participants, in the University of Alicante. 

The 4 days Kick-off meeting and Study Visit of MEANING (Master Programme in Industrial Engineering for El Salvador and Guatemala) carried out at the University of Alicante have just concluded. This new ERASMUS+ capacity building initiative involves the Salvadorian universities of  UTEC and UES, USAC and URL in Guatemala, and the European universities of Alicante, Cork and Maribour.
With the aim of enhancing Higher Education sector modernisation and increasing employability of students in the field of Industrial Engineering in El Salvador and Guatemala, MEANING, coordinated by UTEC, is an excellent opportunity to develop, cooperate and exchange good practices in the field of curriculum development. 

The KoM has been an excellent opportunity of dialogue and start up of the activities.