From left to right, UPM professors Lourdes Pomposo (organizer of the event), David Menoyo (coordinator of the EELISA community Sustainable Food Production), Alberto Garrido (coordinator of EELISA and vice-rector of Quality and Efficiency of the UPM) and Rafael Miñano (co-coordinator of the EELISA community ESCE). Credit: ETSIAAB.

Successful attendance and international participation in the first UPMMUN endorsed by EELISA

Two EELISA communities participated for the first time in this initiative that brought together 70 students from 8 countries at the ETSIAAB to discuss and propose solutions to global problems following the United Nations Model.     Model United Nations (MUN) is a popular UN-like discussion activity in academia that brings together hundreds of thousands…

Boost your research with EELISA InnoCORE!

EELISA’s InnoCORE serves as the dynamic research and innovation arm of the alliance, embodying a spirit of creativity and forward-thinking. It operates within the framework of EELISA’s ecosystem, drawing from the collective knowledge and challenges identified by its diverse communities. InnoCORE has played a pivotal role in driving institutional transformation by focusing on research and…

The 3rd Joint Call is happening!

Exciting news ahead! Seize funding opportunities for your EELISA Community with the 3rd EELISA Joint Call for inter-institutional activities under EELISA Communities, now open. In this edition a total budget of EUR 130,000 will be dedicated to fund proposals for innovative, inter-institutional activities that align with EELISA’s goal of transforming higher education through interdisciplinary approaches…

‘Engagement with Society through EELISA Communities’ First Onsite Meeting

We are curious minds wandering along our academic journeys, seeking novel research pathways for a better society. EELISA communities lie at the core of this ultimate goal. The transformative societal impact that EELISA communities create is expanding its sphere of influence incrementally. Interdisciplinary, interculturality, and mobility within and across EELISA communities are key facilitators to…

JEDI’s journey: a path towards joint european engineering education

On March 14th and 15th, the JEDI (Joint European Degree Label in Engineering) project final event took place at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM). This two-day gathering brought together representatives from EELISA, ENHANCE, EUt+, the European Commission & other stakeholders, who fostered a discussion on the challenges and potential of establishing joint engineering degree labels…

“80 percent of the young target group would use our app” an interview with Pauline Nöldemann and Yannick Wiesner about the BesserEsser EELISA Testspace at JOSEPHS

As the first winner of the EELISA InnoCORE Prototype Contest, Adán Sánchez’s success paved the way for collaboration with JOSEPH’s test space, this year’s winners, Pauline Nöldemann and Yannick Wiesner presented their project for prototyping: the BesserEsser App, an innovative solution to track food allergies. Q. Your start-up is called BesserEsser – what’s behind it? …

Open Call – Expert Evaluators for MISCEA

In the framework of the MSCA Cofund program “MISCEA” (Modelling and Interdisciplinarity Science for the Ecological trAnsition), École des Ponts ParisTech is launching a call for applications to select expert evaluators for the selection committee of the 1 st wave of MISCEA thesis offers. The MISCEA program aims to create a network of 18 doctoral…

New opportunities & student collaboration: Sonia Maer’s experience at EELISA’s Communication, Dissemination and Branding meeting

With the beginning of a new year and an exciting Phase 2 ahead for EELISA, it becomes imperative for all its members to converge and chart out fresh roadmaps for the years to come. To envision EELISA’s Communication opportunities and challenges, on the 19th and 20th of February 2024, all members of EELISA’s WP3 (Communication,…