On 13th -17th of May representatives of Odessa National Polytechnic University Vira Liubchenko and Maryna Kotova took part in planning meeting of the Tempus project «National educational infrastructure to improve innovation and entrepreneurship IT -Students» (NEFESIE), which took place at Instituto Pedro Nunes (Coimbra, Portugal).
The planning meeting was opened by Teresa Mendes (IPN President of the Board of Directors). Meeting participants discussed the results of finished work package, and planned tasks and events of next year of the project. Also there was organized a visit to IPN Laboratories and IPN Business Incubator, including brief contacts with some incubated companies. Representatives of universities and companies involved in the project implementation actively collaborated during all days of planning meeting.
The overall objectives of NEFESIE project are to promote the synergy between academic programs, research expertise and businesses innovation in Ukraine. The duration of the project is 3 years. The project includes partners in Sweden, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Ireland and Portugal.