Who is behind TICON?

The partners behind the project have significant knowledge of the challenges and problems related to creativity, innovative approaches and online teaching and learning. They also have experience with the use of creativity methods and techniques in Engineering curricula and, digitization of classroom settings as well as distance learning techniques.  

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University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

The University of Southern Denmark is the 3rd largest university in Denmark. It has five faculties with 31,000 students – 20% of whom are international – and 3,400 employees distributed across five regional campuses. The Department of Marketing & Management (IMM) is a department under the Faculty of Business and Social Science. It’s Centre for Integrative Innovation Management is bridging two faculties: Social Sciences and Engineering. The Centre adopts a cross-disciplinary approach because understanding and promotion of innovation from the initial idea to commercialization requires the combination of engineering, management and marketing.

EGE University, Turkey

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. Being a university with an international perspective, the educational system of Ege University is based on the principle of creative teaching and participatory learning. Ege University is a research based, teaching oriented institution, training students up to Doctorate level. In total, 70,000 students are enrolled at Ege University and the number of the academic staff is approximately 3,000.

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Hochschule der Medien, Germany

Hochschule der Medien (HdM) in Stuttgart is a public higher education institution (funded by the state of Baden-Württemberg) that trains media specialists for companies, organizations and institutions. It covers a broad spectrum of media expertise; for example from printed media to electronic media or from library science to advertising. About 30 accredited Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs mirror this diversity. At the moment, more than 5000 students are registered at the university. As a University of Applied Sciences, HdM has a special focus in academic training with strong connections to reg. and nat. businesses. 

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National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

Ranked in the top 250 Universities globally (the QS and the Times Higher World University Ranking 2017), NUI Galway is a research-led University employing in excess of 2,000 staff with a 17,000 strong student population. NUI Galway places a strong focus on providing a supportive and exciting environment for its researchers and in 2013 was awarded the “HR Excellence in Research” logo by the European Commission in recognition of its commitment in implementing the principles of European Charter & Code for Researchers. NUI Galway is committed to providing research and academic support to facilitate optimum research performance, thereby supporting professional development and career advancement.

EOLAS S.L., Spain

EOLAS S.L. offers services and support to enterprises, organizations and entities in 3 main areas, for a wide range of demands and needs from support for projects, business development and consulting to innovation. EOLAS S.L. is founded by a team of professionals with more than 20 years of experience in idea generation, identification of financing schemes, proposal preparation, partner search and management of international, European, national and regional projects. It combines the knowledge and experience of in the field of economics, innovation and enterprise organization with engineering, allowing the company to integrate both the technical coordination as well as the economic aspects of project management.