coventry university
Legal representative
Rector of the University of Lodz – prof. dr hab. Elżbieta Żądzińska
Contact persons
Dr hab. Paweł Głodek
Read about the partner

The University of Lodz is one of the leading universities in Poland. There are 12 faculties, conducting research and teaching within 21 scientific disciplines. More than 28 thousand students study at our University and among them over 2750 come from all around the world. The number of employed academic staff equals to 2.200.

coventry university
Official Website
www.coventry.ac.uk
Legal representative
Nicola Bradfield
Read about the partner

Coventry University is well known for being ambitious and innovative, making a significant contribution to important global and societal challenges. Coventry’s new £100M research strategy, ‘Excellence with Impact’, builds on this trend and will transform the way we research by applying fresh and original approaches.
Named the UK’s Modern University of the Year by Times and Sunday Times (2014, 2015 and 2016), Coventry University has a reputation for excellent teaching and research, business engagement, innovation and entrepreneurship. It is ranked the No.1 Modern University in the Midlands (Guardian University Guide 2021), Top 30 in the World for International Students (QS World University Rankings 2021) and University of the Year for Student Experience 2019 (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019).
With a proud tradition as a provider of high-quality education and a focus on multidisciplinary research, the University has established a robust academic presence regionally, nationally and across the world. 92% of Coventry University’s research was rated as world-leading, internationally excellent or recognized internationally in REF2014. These results clearly recognise the quality and impact of research within the University. The Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) a research centre within the Faculty of Business and Law. Through understanding the impact of organisations’ activities, behaviours and policies, CBiS seeks to promote responsibility and to change behaviours so as to achieve better outcomes for economies and societies. As part of CBiS, the Sustainable Production and Consumption research team focuses on the ultimate goals of living within environmental limits and the attainment of social justice, through the delivery of responsible business and ethical consumption practices.
Our research takes a ‘whole supply chain’ approach, examining activities, attitudes and behaviours at different points in the lifecycle of products. This stretches across from technical development and supply through to consumption and post-consumption.
CBiS is a multidisciplinary research centre within Coventry Business School. Many of our researchers hold an engineering/technical background whilst operating in a business/commercial environment. CBiS’s wealth of network of regional and national stakeholders including companies makes it ideal for dissemination of the outcome of the project.

laptify startup
Official Website
www.laptify.nl
Legal representative
Johan de Jager
Loran Oosterhaven
Contact persons
Loran Oosterhaven
Read about the partner

Laptify is an IT startup company focused on assisting organisations in IT.
This ranges from maintaining existing websites to building new state of the art web and mobile applications for large corporations and start-ups.

incubator university
Official Website
http://www.inqubator.nl/
Legal representative
Lennard Drogendijk
Contact persons
Nynke de Jager Sasha Dijkstra
Read about the partner

Inqubator Leeuwarden is helping starting companies to firmly establish their business and to help them maximise their growth. To this end, Inqubator offers a shared room facility in which starting entrepreneurs can work on their business plan, can get advice on how they should proceed in the development of their business and follow different kinds of workshops and masterclasses.

Besides this start-up support, Inqubator Leeuwarden is involved in many European projects with a focus on the improvement of education and development of relevant skills. This can be entrepreneurial/soft/leadership skills in general, but also more specifically for example digital skills, financial literacy, creativity and many more.

not university
Official Website
http://www.not-szczecin.pl/
Legal representative
Prof. Piotr Niedzielski
Read about the partner

The Polish Federation of Engineering Associations (FSNT-NOT) is a non-profit organization, which represents and supports polish engineering community. Referring to the tradition of Polish engineering associations dating back to the 19th century, FSNT-NOT was created to rebuild the foundations of the Polish economy after its revival. Until today, FSNT-NOT has been working for the further development of engineering disciplines in Poland, supporting the effort of Polish engineers and technicians.

The Council of the West Pomeranian Region located in Szczecin (Rada Regionu Zachodniopomorskiego w Szczecinie- RRZ) is a regional unit of FSNT-NOT, which is responsible for representing specific interests of the local engineering community and development of locally concentrated engineering skills, integrating them into the country. FSNT-NOT RRZ gathers of 3,5 thousand members associated with 17 different organizations. As a separate legal entity, it has its own President as a legal representative. The headquarter of FSNT-NOT ZRR is located in Szczecin.

ehe university
Official Website
https://ege.edu.tr/
Legal representative
Vice-Rector of Ege University
Prof. Dr. Hakan Atılgan
Contact persons
Assoc. Dr. Özge ANDİÇ-ÇAKIR
Read about the partner

Ege University is a 65-year-old state university that acts as a focal point for education, research, cultural and social activities in the city of Izmir and the Aegean region. In total, 70,000 students are enrolled at Ege University and the number of the academic staff is approximately 3,000. Ege University puts a Special Focus on University – Society Relations and emphasizes activities that contribute to the socio-economic development of the Society and the Region. Joint projects and active cooperation with regional universities, national organizations, regional and national stakeholders are carried out with a special emphasis on utilizing research results for the benefit of the society. Today it has a number of practices which are completely innovative and unique in Turkey, such as its industrial relations, approach to EU projects, special programs for students, etc.

coventry university
Official Website
https://emphasyscentre.com/
Legal representative
Athos Charalambides, Director
Read about the partner

Emphasys Centre, established in 1998, runs an ICT Education and VET Centre approved by the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, as well as an EU Research Centre. It is staffed with a well-rounded team that includes specialists in ICT, Psychology, Sociology, Education, Law, Economics, Business, Human Rights, Architecture and Graphic Design.

Emphasys is organized in 4 directorates. The Education Directorate includes validated and accredited IT courses, such as the GCE A’ Level Computer Science for students, or the European Computer Driving License (ECDL) for professionals, while providing Career Counselling Services.
The ICT Training Directorate includes a fully equipped STEAM Learning Unit and the EU Training Unit, focusing on the provision of Erasmus+ KA1 Learning Mobility Courses for EU professionals and citizens. Emphasys offers its services to a diverse portfolio of public and private organisations, as well as individuals from all ages and walks of life.
The STEAM UNIT is fully equipped with high tech tools in order to offer project-driven related courses to young people, combining Robotics, 3D Design and Printing using the Craftbot+ 3D Printer, and Coding through Video Game design, using state of the art Virtual Reality Headsets such as the Oculus Rift S, led by ‘Lego Education Trainer’ certified instructors. Most of the courses follow the 4C approach of Lego Education: “Connect – Construct – Contemplate – Continue”, where learners are presented with an open-ended challenge that places them in a position of solution-seeking.
The Research Directorate works with several organisations on EU projects under a number of funds (e.g. Erasmus, AMIF, Justice) in the field of education and training, while also providing managerial support for EU projects to schools and NGOs. Over the years, it has built a strong local and international network which is utilized in the promotion of EU projects and initiatives.
The Software Development Directorate is involved in the design, development, pilot-testing and evaluation of various e-learning tools, platforms, websites, applications and assessment portals, based on the needs of the various projects being implemented by the organization.
Emphasys is a member of the European Digital Learning Network (DLEARN) along with 25 other organisations from Europe aiming to promote the digital agenda of Europe, and part of the consulting group for the Digital Agenda of Cyprus.