The Tempus Project Creates New Preconditions of Education Development in a Sphere of Information Technologies
At Oxford, Oxford Brooks University from 08 to 12 December 2013 the coordination meeting of the Tempus project “National Education Framework for Enhancing IT Students Innovation and Entrepreneurship” took place.
The meeting took place in the form of a round table with the participation of international business experts from 5 European universities and representatives of Ukrainian and European IT companies. The meeting was a review of existing European models of student entrepreneurship in IT and discussion of standards of higher education in Ukraine towards software engineering and IT capabilities commercialization projects involving students, universities and other institutions.
The project team NEFESIE focused on developing models of the ecosystem of entrepreneurship and innovation in the IT sector. The meeting presented the issue of creating a model of technology transfer at universities and research centers, the model of involvement in technological entrepreneurship and learning key skills , the creation and development of technology companies from a number of scientists , engineers and entrepreneurs. A special rate has been made to improve the professionalism of existing ecosystem participants – investors, entrepreneurs , science and technology parks, etc., on the development of their cooperatives.
At the meeting, all project partners discussed NEFESIE standard model educational programs Master of Software Engineering for the development of competencies in the field of innovation, research and development in IT.
This will fill the acute shortage of staff, which was created in the IT companies in transition to innovative development. Today, specialists are needed, who has the ability to manage research and development, manufacturing and marketing of new products and technologies.
Dr. Professor Hans Lundberg, who teaches courses on entrepreneurship and innovation activities in Mexico and Sweden presented the existing successful models of entrepreneurial and innovation ecosystem of these countries.
Participated in the discussion of constructing ecosystems and entrepreneurial development
- Abbott Diabetes Care, (Maidenhead).
- BMW Mini-Plant, (Oxford).
- Infineum International Ltd. Milton Hill Business and Technology Centre, (Abingdon).
- Science and Technology Facilities Council. RAL, (Harwell).
- Sharp Laboratories of Europe Limited. Oxford Science Park.
- Sophos plc. Abingdon Science Park, (Abingdon).
- Williams F1. Grove, (Wantage).
- Pentangle, (Oxford).
- Oxford City Council.
The general manager of the project: Dr.ArianitKurti, Assistant Professor Linnaeus University, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone +46 (0) 470-70 83 75.
Project Coordinator in Ukraine: Ph.D. Tatiana Shatovska, associate professor of Kharkov National University of Radio Electronics, e-mail: email@example.com, phone +380577021646
Internet resources concerning the project
Official web site of the project http://tempus.nung.edu.ua
The projects in the social media https://www.facebook.com/nefesie
The consortium consists of Linnaeus University, Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, Odessa National Polytechnic University, Lviv Polytechnic National University, The Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas, Vinnytsia national technical university, Instituto Pedro Nunes, Dublin City University, Oxford Brookes University, IKEA AB, Sigma Ukraine LLC, Yuzhnoye State Design Office
Tempus is a program of the European Union, which supports the modernization of higher education in the partner countries of Eastern Europe, Central Asia, the Western Balkans and the Mediterranean mainly through university cooperation projects.