beehive 14 febOn February 14-17 the kick-off meeting of the new European project BEEHIVE “Building Entrepreneurial Ecosystems to Enhance Higher Education Value-Added for Better Graduate Employability” took place in Varna (Bulgaria). The meeting was hosted by the project coordinator Varna University of Management.

During the meeting project, the coordinator introduced the partnership, the project’s activities and the schedule. In particular, the partners discussed the necessary actions to move towards the Entrepreneurial University, the features of the University of the Future, the Entrepreneurial University Concept, the next activities to draw up the National Benchmarking Reports.

All the Project partners, in particular, Varna University of Management (Bulgaria), Mapua Institute of Technology (Philippines), Saint Louis University (Philippines), Saint Louis University (Philippines), IdeaSpace Foundation (Philippines), BINUS University (Indonesia), University of Indonesia (Indonesia), Reykjavik University (Iceland), WestBIC (Ireland), University of Thessaly (Greece) and Guglielmo  Marconi University successfully joined the meeting and appreciated the collaboration and the shared commitment.

 

Breakfast 14 FEBBRAIO 2017Guglielmo Marconi University had the pleasure to host a prestigious round table and illustrious audience at the Executive Breakfast on February 14. The goal of the discussion was to highlightthe most important issues concerning the topic of the breakfast: “Future of the European Union: Dissolution, Survival or Refoundation”. Among the speakers we would like to mention Mr. Lucio Caracciolo, Executive Director of LIMES, and Mr. Fabrizio Bucci, Deputy Director General/Principal Director for European Integration.

Kick off meeting of BRIGHTS project

Guglielmo Marconi University took part in the kickoff meeting of BRIGHTS Boosting Global Citizenship Education using digital storytelling, held in Brussels on January 19 and 20, 2017. Its aim is to promote the Global Citizenship Education (GCE) in formal and non-formal Educational contexts with the support of digital storytelling techniques. The two-year project, coordinated by TELECENTRE-EUROPE ASIBL, is funded under the Erasmus+ Programme - Key Action 3: Support for policy reform Social inclusion through education, training and youth. During the meeting, all partner organizations introduced their institutions and core missions, discussed and scheduled their future activities such as the work package on Best Practices and Training Need Analysis and the next Training Kit & Adaptation or GCE Online Community.

executive breakfast

On January 27, Guglielmo Marconi University hosted another successful Executive Breakfast. The participants of this prestigious meeting discussed the strategies and tools for the international promotion of the Italian National System. The meeting was coordinated by Mr. Alessandro Pica, Managing Director of the Italian Journalistic Agency. Important speakers coming from Public and Private sectors spoke to a wide audience; among them Mr. Vincenzo De Luca, General Manager at Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation at Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; Mr. Michele Mascolo, Head of European Affairs of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti, and Mr. Michael Ron, Managing Director and Head of International Business SACE.

unifhyGuglielmo Marconi University presented UNIfHY UNIQUE gasifier for hydrogen production project’s results at the sixth edition of the Programme Review Days, the annual event organized by the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen 2 Joint Undertaking (FCH 2 JU). The event was held on 21st of November 2016 with the aim to give high visibility to transport and energy FCH projects.

This year, a total of one-hundred projects, covering topics in energy, transport and cross-cutting research and demonstration activities, have been presented through posters and oral presentations. UNIfHY achievements were introduced during the poster session Hydrogen production, distribution and storage: research and validation. The project, coordinated by Guglielmo Marconi University and closed in March 2016, developed a cost-competitive, efficient and sustainable thermochemical biomass-to-H2(BTH) system through the setting up of two different gasifiers (UNIfHY 100kWth and UNIfHY 1000kWth).

For further information, please visit the official website http://www.unifhy.eu/

For further information on the event, please visit http://www.fch.europa.eu/page/EVENT-programme-review-days-2016

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