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LUISS Guido Carli

Private University

Italy

LUISS is a private university, which contributes to development of society through research, education and dialogue with stakeholders especially on the creation and development of corporations and organisations involved in tourism sector. It includes 4 Departments - Economics and Finance, Business and Management, Political Science and Law - and encompasses a wide array of academic, extracurricular and support resources.

LUISS achieved the international EQUIS accreditation. Through its affiliation with Confindustria, the Confederation of Italian Industry, LUISS holds a privileged position in the working environment with cooperation with over 200 public, private, and multinational corporations.

LUISS University has a rich and large experience in the development and coordination of European projects especially in the fields of education, management and entrepreneurship and mobility as well as in research activities. The results of previous researches can enrich the teaching materials and shared best practices. The different backgrounds are useful for dissemination

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AidLearn

Service’s Private Organisation

Portugal

AidLearnis a service’s private organisation, that operates at national and EU level. It aims for contributing to a better qualification of Portuguese HR by building up a learning organisation concerned with the equality of opportunities, providing quality and innovative services targeted to actual needs of organisations and individuals, and by internally developing a strong commitment and team working. AidLearn main intervention areas are related with organisational and personal development; diagnosis of learning needs; conception, delivering and evaluating learning tools, interventions and courses, including face to face and blended ones; as well as conceiving, executing and evaluating projects and research studies in the following fields: Entrepreneurship sciences, training of trainers and teachers; ICT; health and safety; social services; environment, multiculturalism and active citizenship. ne of the main areas of AidLearn intervention at national level is providing financed vocational training in order to qualify the population and, this way, trying to enhance the chances of get employed.

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Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Public University

Greece

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh) is a public university established in 1925. AUTh is the largest University in Greece covering all disciplines. There are 41 Faculties and Schools in the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki offering all kinds of studies. Every Faculty/School offers an undergraduate degree, and two postgraduate degrees (2nd cycle and PhD). The university offers education to 70,000 graduate and postgraduate students and, at the same time, gives the opportunity to 4,000 scientists, researchers and academics to work in their fields, to cooperate with other universities and public and private bodies, and to present the results of their research activity to the international scientific community.

The Employment and Career Structure (ECS) (http://dasta.auth.gr) of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is a recently created innovative structure established under the Operational Program "Education and Lifelong Learning", co-financed by the European Union (European Social Fund) and national resources.

The principal function of ECS is to coordinate the activities of the Career Services Office, the Internship Office, and the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Unit. Its mission is to develop the appropriate strategy for bridging the gap between higher education and industry, in order to enhance the employability of graduates.

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ESRI Portugal

GIS Software Company

Portugal

Esri Portugal is the sole distributor for Portugal, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau and Sao Tome and Principe of ArcGIS technology from Esri. It is a Portuguese company, founded in 1987, and the national leader in developing and providing Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Esri Portugal provides its users with world representation tools, which, through the management and analysis of geographic information, gives them the ability not only to see the world and the phenomena occurring in it, but also an increased capacity for action and, in consequence, a significant competitive advantage in supporting decision making.

Esri Portugal’s Academy is an aggregator of talent, knowledge, innovation and creativity. The Academy is a pole for attracting and developing talent while enhancing the leadership that our brand holds in the GIS market. With a vast number of initiatives we want to create opportunities for the best young professionals to demonstrate their ability and value.

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WESTBIC

EU Business & Innovation Centre

Ireland

Established in 1987, WESTBIC is the official EU Business & Innovation Centre operating in the Border, Midland & Western (BMW) Region of Ireland, with office locations and service points spread across the territory. With a team of fourteen personnel and access to a talent pool of experts to assist with service delivery, the organisation has over 25 twenty five years of experience in providing applied innovation services, tailored business advice and support to innovative enterprise, rural enterprise projects and social innovation and social/community enterprise projects, from concept to commercialisation, through its network of offices located throughout the region.

WESTBIC carries a portfolio of over 500 innovative enterprises, exporting and creating high-value jobs, including many rural enterprises, as well as support for over 100 social innovators/enterprises. WESTBIC is also the largest manager of community enterprise space in the region and also provides strategic development support to a number of community enterprise centres. WESTBIC is an active member of the Association of EU BICs in Ireland, and the European Business & Innovation Centres Network (EBN) with over 200 approved EU-BICs.

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Salamanca University

Public University

Spain

Founded in 1218, and one of the oldest Universities in Europe, is today a modern European University, open to the culture of practically every branch of teaching.

Currently, the University of Salamanca teaches first and second cycle undergraduate degrees to almost 28.000 students, in addition to nearly 3.000 students of Doctorate and Master degrees. With more than 3.000 researchers, who make up 70 departments, 26 Faculties and Schools, 18 institutes and other research units belonging to the social, biomedical, human, experimental and formal sciences, it stands out as one of the main public research organizations in Spain. The quality of its human resources, the size of its facilities and the range of up-to-date instruments and equipment help to guarantee the quality of a vast scientific and technological organisation at the service of society.

The University of Salamanca supports the Research and Development activities of its scientific community, public institutions and industry, by means of a set of scientific and technological consulting resources: a network of institutes, an European Research Projects Office, a Technology Transfer Office (OTRI) and several Central Management Services.

Its strong engagement in international collaborations is documented both in the cooperation agreements in force with over 300 institutions around the world and in the participation of its researchers in several international projects, in particular under the European Programmes, where the university has acted in a wide range of profiles (coordinator, contractor, associated contractor, member, host institution…).