Study visit of Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

Ukrainian students and teachers in Estonia

TOGETHER WE conducting international projects!

11-23 October as part of INNOLAB European program “TEMPUS” students of the National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”, National University of “Kyiv -Mohyla Academy”, Uzhgorod National University participated in the 3 -day project activities “Garage48″, which took place in Parnu and trained at Tallinn University of Technology.

“Garage48″ was supported by a number of well-known companies and showed an interesting mix of game and work aimed at obtaining economically attractive innovative proposals. On the first day leaders, innovators offering innovative ideas that they were prepared in advance and selected participants to build their teams. During the second and the first half of the third day, the team worked on the business projects of the proposed ideas. At the end of the third day was held a presentation of projects and determined the winners. Read More

Video: Students Talking About Tallinn Study Visit

In NaUKMA was held meeting of students’ organisations, where students who participated in Tallinn visit presented their information and  impressions about this visit.

Concept Development Report

The deliverable 11: “Innovation Laboratories in Belarus and Ukraine: Concept Development” is now available on the INNOLAB website.

Executive Summary

The aim of the current report is to develop the concept of innovation laboratory for the project’s partner universities in Ukraine and Belarus. It is based on the idea that universities are part of an open innovation system connected through their knowledge exchange activities to external partners. There are a variety of open innovation models including platforming, idea competitions, collaborative product design & development, and innovation networks.

Organisationally an Innovation Lab is a concept closely related to open innovation that creates an environment of experimentation where businesses, authorities and citizens are involved in the product/service/technology development. The important components are openness for stakeholders with different backgrounds, public involvement and policy support, wide scope involving suppliers, users and other actors in the value chain, realistic and sustainable settings. There are a variety of examples of open innovation platforms (innovation laboratories), idea competitions and action research examples in different educational institutions in a variety of countries presented also in the report below. Read More