MARVEL as a reference project in the Open Day for the ERASMUS+ KA2 Project BENEFIT!

Screenshot of MARVEL project presentation in the event

Already within the first month after its kick-off, MARVEL has inspired 50+ participants of the Open Day for ERASMUS+ KA2 Project BENEFIT, including representatives from the Serbian Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications, Rutgers University, Alpen-Adria University of Klagenfurt, University of Ljubljana, and other project Consortium members. MARVEL was presented in the Open Day as a reference project in the field of signal processing and Artificial Intelligence regarding the collaboration among Higher Education Institutions and the industry!

The Open Day took place virtually on the 29th of January and was organized by the Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad in Serbia.

What is the Project BENEFIT about?

Project BENEFIT – Boosting the telecommunications engineer profile to meet modern society and industry needs is an ERASMUS+ KA2 project aimed at modernizing study programs in telecommunications engineering in Western Balkan (WB) region through:

  • the cooperation between HEIs and industry
  • the adoption of modern teaching methodologies and tools and the creation of joint university-industry labs
  • the implementation of training of both teachers and students

Prof. Dragana Bajovic (UNS) gave an overview presentation of the project MARVEL, outlining the project objectives and the main research pillars. The project was well-received and as a follow-up, several collaborations with national and ongoing EU H2020 projects were identified and proposed.

The rest of the event consisted of presentations of the Benefit project’s main results, discussions and training on Entrepreneurship in ICT, and research trends and ongoing projects at the Chair of communications and signal processing at the Faculty of Technical sciences, UNS. Recent awards in IEEE student competitions were also included.

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Key Facts

  • Project Coordinator: Dr. Sotiris Ioannidis
  • Institution: Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH)
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  • Start: 01.01.2021
  • Duration: 36 months
  • Participating Organisations: 17
  • Number of countries: 12

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