09/15/2012 to 10/31/2014

The overall objective of the HEIP-link project is:
To strengthen cooperation and awareness among European Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and their strategic counterparts (BRICS, Latin America, ASEAN) in research, through enhancing knowledge of R&D collaboration framework issues.

Specific objectives:
• To promote networking, good practice in IP Management from EU HEIs and stimulate policy level dialogue for harmonisation of IP management practices;
• To identify and raise awareness on the key framework issues (particularly IPR) of cross-border research collaboration and knowledge transfer in EU, BRICS, Latin America and Asia;
• To provide practical support for research collaboration, through creating and running a web portal as a ‘one-stop-shop’ which allows identifying cross-border collaboration aspects (including: funding sources and rules for collaboration, dedicated authorities supporting R&D, legal frameworks and good practice (including an interactive decision-making guide).

HEIP-link is a cooperation of 11 Higher Education Institutions and networks from Europe, Latin America, BRICS, and ASEAN countries, covering approximately 60 countries on 3 continents.

Topics:
Innovation and Research Management, Intellectual Property and Use of Research Results
Coordinator:
UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE
Partners:
  1. Chalmers University of Technology
  2. UNIVERSIDAD DE ALICANTE
  3. Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá
  4. Uniwersytet Jagiellonski
  5. Universidade Estadual de Campinas
  6. Saint Petersburg Electrotechnical University
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
  8. Kunming University of Science and Technology
  9. The University of the Free State
  10. University of Social Sciences and Humanities - Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City
  11. Universidad Nacional del Litoral
Geographical Area:
Latinamerica
Programme:
ERASMUS MUNDUS