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Dessision point meeting in Dublin

The  TEMPUS  project  is  coordinated  by  Linnaeus  University  in  Sweden, while our project member Dublin City University (DCU) in Ireland will host this meeting.  
The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the quality assurance aspects of the project and preparation of the intermediate report to be submitted to EACEA. The quality assurance work package is coordinated by DCU and it is essential that  our  partners  get  a  close  impression  about  quality  of  the  so  far  work conducted  in  the  project  so  far.  Also  all  the  reports  produced  during  this meeting will be discussed and commented in order to improve them before the final delivery to EACEA. 


Inter coaching between Tempus projects in Lviv

Inter coaching meeting of Tempus projects had been finished. All members took a lot of new and important information that can further improve own Tempus projects. For example, the speech of Yuriy Roshkevich was open a new perspective for building learning programs:

Your project makes a circle of interests that draws an attention of international experts for study programs so far as IT learning is in the most priority.
There is the pan-European project "Tuning" concerning application of study programs. To my high regret, this project is not financed  in the Ukraine. A methodology of building study programs was developed In the project. It would be a good practice, if your Tempus project will adopt that methodology and recommendations. 

What are the reasons of weak ukrainian business incubator development?

Help those who open their own business, and create favorable conditions for business development, provide benefits all undertakings - the key tasks which successfully solve business incubators (organization to support newly established enterprises). In world practice, these structures are considered the best stimulants development of small and medium-sized businesses and recently gaining popularity. In Ukraine, the first incubators appeared in the early 1990s and now they are 60-70 registered. However, successful examples of assistance in establishing business is extremely small, while in neighboring countries such institutions operate very efficiently. "Status" asked officials, experts and entrepreneurs :


Start-up incubators and business accelerators in Ukraine: what and where to look?

Whether simply to understand what are the business incubators and accelerators, which startups are most in demand among investors? Overview of current programs Ukrainian innovation accelerators is present by

The main difference between incubators and accelerators for business is that the driving force for incubator is space (infrastructure), where your team will sit and work, and in the accelerator - the value that can carry your innovation to the market.

The incubator all aimed at building your business, even if one person came up with the idea. Here he can meet like-minded people who can help you to understand how your idea is good.

Tempus Inter-coaching Meeting

Within this project the meeting with other Tempus projects representatives will be held, since their titles are partly match with our project.

The meeting will be held in Lviv, in the Lviv Polytechnic National University.

During this meeting questions will be discussed that are connected with both the innovation and the entrepreneurship components of IT students' study. Namely, problems will be discussed connected with laws support, ways how a university can support such students' projects.

New group in social media

The group has been open and the online page has been created of this Tempus project in social network VKontakte. The VKontakte is the most popular social network among young people and Ukrainian students. The group can be reached by clicking this link

At the moment the group consists only of students of such universities that are parners in this Tempus project. It is expected increasing this group for all who wish to get the information about startups and also for those who can give an expert estimate of modern trends in this direction.

It is anticipated this group serve as base for dissimination of the Tempus project results. Also the group should connect students around interesting ideas and be as the beginning point for making own startup IT projects.


The coordination meeting of the Tempus project partners opens new vision of the form of cooperation between a Ukrainian University and students

The coordination meeting of Tempus project partners took place in Oxford city, Oxford Brooks University from 8/12/2013 to 12/12/2013. Representatives of IT sector in education (five Ukrainian and three European universities), and big international and Ukrainian companies participated in the meeting. Searching optimal approaches for building cooperation among IT students, universities, and companies for enhancing their innovation and entrepreneurship were main subjects of the meeting.  

Festival “Leap2future”

festivalWithin the framework of the Tempus project NEFESIE  in Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics (Ukraine ) 10 September 2013 – the Festival “Leap2future”was held. 

The main goal of that Festival is knowledge sharing among IT-students about innovations and entrepreneurship in IT, about best case practices of International company-university 

cooperation, Implementation of innovation and entrepreneurship education content (as mandatory courses) into a selection of subjects: Software Engineering, Software Systems and Electrical Engineering Standards.

Participants of Tempus Planning and Working Meeting in Kharkiv, September 9-12, 2013

Anatolii Pietukh (Vinnytsia National Technical University,Vinnytsia - VNTU)

Arianit Kurti (Linnaeus University, Växjö – LNU)

Carlos Cerqueira (Pedro Nunes Institute, Coimbra - PNU)

Dmytro Fedasyuk (Lviv Polytechnic National University, Lviv - LPNU)

Gösta Sundberg (Linnaeus University, Växjö – LNU)

Hans Lundberg (Linnaeus University, Växjö – LNU)

Igor Lyutak (Ivano-Frankivsk National University of Gas and Oil, Ivano-Frankivsk – IFNTUOG)

Ilona Revenchuk (Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, Kharkiv  - KNURE)


Tempus planning and working meeting in Kharkiv, September 8--‐12, 2013

Tempus planning and working meeting in Kharkiv, September 8--‐12, 2013, at

Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronic, KNURE

TEMPUS project title:

National Education Framework for Enhancing IT Students. Innovation and Entrepreneurship

For the Kharkiv--‐meeting: Some main topics/subjects, which means aims to clearly understand:

1) Where we stand with VIS implementation

2) How VIS should be utilized to support the ecosystem building in the WP4

3) How WP2 and WP3 could provide input for WP6 (standard development)

4) What the Ukrainian partners want to achieve from the project


Tempus projects in Ukraine