Marconi University ranked 6th out of the top 25 U-Multirank 2018 performing universities

The “Top 25 Performing Universities in International Joint Publications” illustrates the U-Multirank 2018 top performers under the indicator ‘international joint publications’. Guglielmo Marconi University currently ranked 6th out of the top 25 performing universities. The ranking is based on University’s involvement in research international networks and it requires to have at least 75% of their scientific publications, published with co-authors from abroad. The list is characterized by 16 different countries represented by  higher education institutions, including the UK (6), Arab countries (7) and other higher education institutions coming from smaller countries including (e.g., Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Moldova and Iceland) which do not have a large number of potential collaborators within their country.

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U-Multirank International joint publications 2018


Guglielmo Marconi University hosted, on October 25 2018, a very interesting meeting regarding the White Book “Cross Clustering: una estrategia de desarrollo para las Mipymes”. The illustrious speakers Rainer Masera, Luciano Consolati, Andrea Bonalumi and Raffaello Benetti guided the debate. The objective of this initiative was to develop productive, entrepreneurial, technological and associative capacities of the MSMEs and business organizations of metallurgical and mechanical engineering sectors, transferring knowledge and experiences of the Cross Clustering model in Italy. In the first stage of the project, which began in September 2016, a diagnosis was made on two sectors in Chile and Argentina in order to assess the state of the art of the Medium SMEs.

Subsequently, a series of linkage activities with MSMEs and organizations initiated, including a series of webinars aimed at disseminating knowledge, good practices and collaborative work models of the Italian industry. There were also virtual business roundtables that convened Chilean, Argentine and Italian companies in the framework of collaborative work, with the objective of providing a sector analysis, study visits and training webinars and exchange trips
between the cluster representatives and the industrial districts.

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Workshop in Digital Pedagogy for Architecture

Guglielmo Marconi University is proud to announce that the Digital Pedagogy for Architectural Education and Practice Workshop will take place in Rome on October 8-12, 2018. We are pleased to invite professionals, faculty members and students who wish to learn more about the impact of Smart Technology, to the 5-day workshop proposed by GMU. It is a great initiative that aims at examining the current social, cultural and economic situation that sees technology as the main protagonist of our architectural pedagogy, and how to adapt successfully to the rapidly changing environment.  Given these points, the workshop aims at: (a) illustrating the impact of digital e-learning technologies on current professions and how to improve educational institutes accordingly; (b) examining emerging capabilities, tools, skills sets and those professions that require ‘new skills’; (c) preparing participants to become future innovation leaders and train them on Smart Technologies. GMU’s workshop mission is to provide the attendants with a valuable innovation roadmap/strategy, bridging the gaps between technology, human and information resources.

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Workshop in Digital Pedagogy for Architecture

1st summer school in Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation Amidst an Economic Crisis

Guglielmo Marconi, the TEI of Western Greece and Digital Innovation Laboratory co-organized the 1st Summer School in Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation, hosted by Entrepreneurship the Summer School. The laboratory was a one-week intensive programme that aimed at improving the linkages between new entrepreneurs with top niche technologies.

The objective of the event was to target people interested in start-up businesses and to stimulate the circulation of innovative ideas. The programme was divided in two sections, the morning lectures focused on specific topics related to issues like, marketing, coaching, financing etc., while the afternoon workshops aimed at putting theoretical knowledge into practice, availing of real life examples.  All sessions were delivered by University Lecturers, trained teachers and professionals. In addition, successful entrepreneurs shared their views and ideas with the participants in a special lecture about ‘how to become successful’.

1st summer school in Entrepreneurship and Digital Innovation

All on the XIII international GUIDE conference in Rome

Guglielmo Marconi University hosted the XIII International GUIDE Conference in Rome on May 3rd and 4th 2018. The conference welcomed universities coming from all over the globe including Austria, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Germany, Guatemala, India, Italy, Poland, Spain and the U.S.A. The two-day conference featured 26 Academic Presentations educating the 60 participants on the Fourth Industrial Revolution by addressing topics such as the new pedagogical approaches developing in the digital era, as well as Educational Robotics and Educational strategies for smart manufacturing. Amongst the notable speakers there were Dr. Aditi Pathak, from UNESCO MGIEP, Dr. Vito Borelli, from the European Commission, Dr. Igor Danilov and Arturo Lavalle, International Relation, Research and Development Coordinator at GMU. The focus of the conference was centered around the impact of new technologies on educational strategies, on professional skills and competences, and on the development of new jobs in the 4TH Industrial Revolution. In addition, the speakers stressed the growing importance of virtual labs as immersive tools for long-distance education, including gamification, as the means of making the learning experience more challenging and stimulating. The event was characterized by longitudinal research projects based on strong visual examples, case studies and hands-on experiences, rather than on conceptual knowledge, allowing a greater comprehension and exchange between the academic and the professional spheres. The conference concluded with a progressive statement on the Internationalization of Higher Education that sees the launch of a virtual mobility initiative involving the members of GUIDE and the educational institutions who wish to participate.

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XIII International GUIDE Conference