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617695-EPP-1-2020-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP: GEOTAK

Basic info:

Project Title GEOTAK: Developing Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Programmes and Strengthening Research Networks in Geoinformation Technologies in Armenia and Kyrgyzstan
Project team:

Anka Lisec, koordinator na UL FGG coordinator
Krištof Oštir
Dejan Grigillo
Mojca Kosmatin Fras
Tilen Urbančič
Urška Drešček
Bujar Fetai
Jernej Tekavec

Duration: 36 months
15. 1. 2021–14. 1. 2024
Project Code: 617695-EPP-1-2020-1-ES-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

 

Lead partner: Universidad Politècnica de València
Project leader: Luis A. Ruiz
Other project partner’s organizations:

UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA (UPV), Spain
KUNGLIGA TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLAN (KTH), Sweden
VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL (VUB), Belgium
UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI (UL), Slovenia
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF ARCHITECTURE AND CONSTRUCTION OF ARMENIA (NUACA), Armenia
YEREVAN STATE UNIVERSITY (YSU), Armenia
ARMENIAN NATIONAL AGRARIAN UNIVERSITY (ANAU), Armenia
CADASTRE COMMITTEE OF THE REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA, Armenia
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, SCIENCE, CULTURE AND SPORT, Armenia
KYRGYZ STATE UNIVERSITY OF CONSTRUCTION, TRANSPORT AND ARCHITECTURE (KSUCTA), Kyrgyzstan
KYRGYZ STATE UNIVERSITY OF GEOLOGY, MINING AND NATURAL RESOURCES, Kyrgyzstan
OSH TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, Kyrgyzstan
STATE CARTOGRAPHIC-GEODETIC SERVICE, Kyrgyzstan

Source of finance:
Key words: Erasmus, higher education, postgraduate study programme, geoinformation technology, geospatial science

 

Description

The project activities are dedicated to the development of postgraduate Higher Education programmes in Geoinformation Technologies (GIT) and strengthening the links in research and innovation between Higher Education Institutions (HEI), industry and administration in Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

Main goals

​The project aims at developing interdisciplinary postgraduate programmes and strengthening research networks in geoinformation technologies in Armenia and Kyrgyzstan. The project objectives are:

  • To identify research and development needs of Armenia and Kyrgyzstan in the field of Geoinformation Technologies;
  • To create a Research Node in GIT in Armenia and Kyrgyzstan to promote and harmonise collaborative innovation projects and joint research lines;
  • To improve and/or update research laboratories of GIT in Armenia and Kyrgyzstan;
  • To train trainers from Armenia and Kyrgyzstan s in relevant topics of GIT that have special interest for regional development of innovation and environmental protection;
  • To provide teachers and managers from HEI’s in partner countries knowledge and skills in transversal topics of higher education, such as quality assurance practices, innovation and entrepreneurship, curricula development by competences and learning outcomes, and others following Bologna process standards;
  • To create interdisciplinary postgraduate programmes (courses and joint PhD programmes) that enhance the potential of GIT in different areas and degrees and focus research outputs on contemporary problems at regional and global scales;
  • To foster and strength the cooperation between university and industry in those topics identified as critical for the sustainable development of Armenia and Kyrgyzstan.

Project work packages

WP1. Preparation: identification of social needs

WP2. Development of research networks

WP3. Development of research capacities

WP4. Quality control and risk assessment

WP5. Project management

WP6. Dissemination and exploitation

News: https://geotak.webs.upv.es