Meet the team
Univerza na Primorskem, Slovenia
The University of Primorska is successfully implementing its two core activities: research and education. In all of its functioning it is closely collaborating with the creators and users of knowledge locally and globally. The knowledge for the environment that the university is directly offering to companies, public institutes and other organisations is a quality upgrade of basic research and a preconditioon to effective use of intellectual potential of society and spacer in which it operates.
The University of Primorska was able to adapt and actively engage with the environment, which is becoming increasingly open for experimentation and innovation. With its activities it is constantly searching for new cooperation possibilities and functioning in entrepreneurial processes.
E.N.T.E.R. GMBH, Austria
E.N.T.E.R., the European Network for Transfer and Exploitation of EU Project Results, is an international online platform for exchange and networking. It enables its more than 250 members from 34 countries to share relevant information about more than 300 projects and their results to a broad variety of interested educational players on all levels, businesses, non-profit organisations, and public bodies as well as individuals.
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Situated in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, KU Leuven has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries. Today, it is Belgium's largest university and, founded in 1425, one of the oldest and most renowned universities in Europe. As a leading European research university and co-founder of the League of European Research Universities (LERU), KU Leuven offers a wide variety of international Master’s programmes, all supported by high-quality, innovative, interdisciplinary research. KU Leuven is also member of Coimbra Group and Venice International University. KU Leuven is one of the most innovative universities in the world. It's the only non-American university in the top 5.
17% of the university's students come from abroad, representing more than 160 countries. The university also works with a select number of top-level partner institutions worldwide, and stimulates powerful international mobility and intensive research cooperation. KU Leuven also takes the lead in the “European Universities” initiative by coordinating the “Una Europe project."
FHM GMBH, University of Applied Science, Germany
Fachhochschule des Mittelstands (FHM) is a private, state accredited University of Applied Sciences headquartered in Bielefeld, Germany. Currently, more than 5,000 students are enrolled in Bachelors and Masters as well as part-time study programmes in the eight campuses across Germany. The FHM was founded in the year 2000 primarily to assist and support the medium-sized companies and SMEs of Germany. It prepares students for professional specialist and management activities at home and abroad through application-oriented teaching and studies. The university’s network comprises a total of more than 4,000 company contacts, with numerous intensive cooperations being maintained across the university’s locations. The FHM is highly active in research collaboration with partners from industry and academia across Europe, with the clear focus of the research activities on supporting the medium-sized companies economy and SMEs. The FHM has been active in XR research in recent years bringing the technology to academia and industry, through European projects such as the VAM Realities Knowledge alliance.
University College Dublin, Ireland
UCD is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide. As Ireland's largest university , UCD is also Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 33,000 students drawn from 144 countries, including almost 4,000 students based at locations outside of Ireland. The University's main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of 133 hectares and offers world-leading facilities including the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, UCD Sutherland School of Law, UCD Lochlan Quinn School of Business, UCD Moore Centre for Business, and the UCD Student Centre.
UCD has had nationally-leading success in many of the most prestigious European awards, including European Research Council and Marie Sklodowska-Curie schemes. Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 38% and have authored more than 33,000 papers in total. 55% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 73% above the world average.