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The Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) joins EELISA as a full member

The ZHAW is one of Switzerland’s leading universities of applied sciences. It offers teaching, research, continuing education, and services, taking a practical and academically rigorous approach. In research and development, the ZHAW focuses on key societal challenges, with an emphasis on energy and social integration. With its expertise in sustainable development and digital transformation, the…

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EELISA and the European Space Agency in Madrid launch the biggest think tank in sustainable buildings to date

150 students from 13 European universities, together with more than 100 researchers and international experts, will work jointly from the 23 to the 27 of January to generate proposals on efficiency, sustainability, and digitization applicable to the facilities of the European Space Agency in Madrid. This is a groundbreaking experience promoted the EELISA Community Sustainable…

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Save the date for the II EELISA Roundtable to commemorate the International Day of Women and Girls in Science

A survey run among EELISA researchers and academic staff in September 2022 revealed that many researchers feel parenthood is “a hurdle” for their research career and complain about incompatibility of raising children and keeping up with the demands of a top-level research position. What are the daily-life experiences in this regard? What are the current…

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An enlarged consortium with a commitment to a sustainable long-term alliance amid the outcomes of the latest EELISA Governing Board meeting.

There are moments in the life of every institution that mark a before and an after. For EELISA, after the first meetings that paved the way to its foundation, the gathering held at Université Paris Sciences et Lettres and École des Ponts ParisTech on 14-15 November 2022 is one of them. This was expressed by…

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The EELISA Governing Board and the EELISA Student Council meet in Paris to consolidate the strategic decisions for next year

On the 14th and 15th of November 2022, Rectors, Directors and President of the nine universities of the alliance, along with representatives of EELISA students, faculty, staff and external advisors are gathering in Paris to celebrate the EELISA Governing Board Meeting hosted by École des Ponts ParisTech and PSL Université Paris. During this two-day event,…

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Meet the people engineering a new sustainable future for Europe, and the world!

EELISA Communities are one of the core elements of EELISA Alliance. They are mission-driven groups where education, research, professional experience, and societal challenges merge – where the transformation of knowledge into action happens. They bring together students, teachers, staff, and researchers from all partner universities with prestigious professionals, grassroots organizations, citizens, private companies, and public…

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EELISA offers two events to delve into gender issues, inclusiveness, and accessibility.

EELISA believes that higher education has a fundamental role in building a more sustainable, fair, and equitable society. For this reason, EELISA aims to promote an accessible and diverse university, where each and every person, regardless of their culture, ethnicity, gender or beliefs, finds their place to study, grow and contribute to the construction of…

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23 proposals selected under the first EELISA Joint Call for Inter-Institutional Activities

International seminars on urban mobility, gamification events to enhance knowledge and awareness of the circular economy, activities to boost sustainability transformation, or an initiative to join forces between BAUHAUS initiatives across Europe, are just some of the proposals that will receive funding from the first EELISA Call for Joint inter-institutional Activities in Communities. As following…

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EELISA Calls for activities connected to the IOAW Week

“An invaluable chance to combine the global momentum for the open sharing of information with the advancement of policy changes and the importance of social issues affecting people around the world”, is the fundamental statement that describes the  International Open Access Week (IOAW). The IOAW has been celebrated by individuals, institutions, and organizations around the…

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Driving an entrepreneurial mindset – EELISA Unfolds at the HEI Initiative IVAP Workshop

On July 5th and 6th, 2022,  representatives of EELISA UNFOLDS, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship dimension of EELISA, had the pleasure to participate in the first in-person event “Innovation Vision Action Plan” (IVAP) Workshop organized by the EIT (European Institute of Innovation and Technology). This workshop took place at the World Trade Centre in Barcelona, Spain,…

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This summer, connect to innovation and to the world. Join the EELISA Community platform!

If you’re a member or partner of the EELISA European University, you probably already know about the world of opportunities offered by the EELISA Communities. Sure, they’re mostly about problem-solving, but in practice, they’re so much more than that. The EELISA Communities gather students, researchers, professionals, citizens, companies, and more, in order to find innovative…

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Behind the scenes of the first EELISA joint call – Deadline 24 July

The deadline for the first joint call for EELISA Communities is approaching (24th July). This initiative aims to boost transnational mobility, fostering cross-sectional networking within EELISA as well as increase the visibility of the activities offered by the EELISA Communities. On 30 June, potential applicants had the chance to meet with the EELISA team that…

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The EELISA Credential is already a reality

Last week, an important milestone for EELISA was achieved – the issuance of the first 1.000 EELISA Credentials to participants of the activities promoted by EELISA Communities. The EELISA Communities are mission-driven working groups where education, research, professional experience, and societal challenges merge with the purpose of contributing to real-world challenges through innovative learning activities.…

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Sophie Griveau, new EELISA Dean of Studies.

Sophie Griveau has been confirmed for the position of EELISA Dean of Studies. She is a Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry and has been an associate professor in the Grande Ecole Chimie ParisTech-PSL since 2005. She also has extensive research activity and publications in the field of electrochemical microsensors, analytical microsystems, and the development of scanning…

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An open stage for the best EELISA researchers and innovators

To bring the knowledge generated in EELISA to the broader public while making EELISA a vibrant forum for innovation and Europe, and the world, a better place. These are the main goals of this monthly event series that will give the stage to our best EELISA researchers and innovators to discuss the possibilities, risks, and…

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EELISA InnoCORE R&I Symposium – joining efforts to build a change-maker mindset

The I EELISA R&I InnoCORE symposium took place last week on 16 May, together with the first EELISA Research-Based Learning Symposium. Research and innovation experts met at ITU in Istanbul to discuss how to deepen collaboration in research, innovation and entrepreneurship across the Alliance. Participants had the opportunity to get to know better how EELISA…

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EELISA InnoCORE Symposium – bringing collaboration in research to deeper levels

Next 16 May 2022, EELISA InnoCORE members and research partners will gather in Istanbul at ITU (Istanbul Technical University) to explore how to bring cooperation in research and innovation among EELISA partners to a deeper level. The discussions are part of the I InnoCORE R&I Symposium which will precede the EELISA RBL Symposium on 17…

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Philosophy, climate change and pizza: the experience of student Teresa Dewald in Pisa

In this interview, FAU student and EELISA narrator Natascha Landl asks her colleague student Teresa Dewald about her experience in Pisa where she attended the ECLIRE (“The Ethics of Climate Change: Reshaping Responsibilities for Present and Future Generations” ) Seasonal School at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. Teresa is currently doing her bachelor’s in International Business Studies…

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An opportunity to reinforce cooperation and celebrate joint achievements.

The monumental city of Pisa, and the two historical landmark buildings of Scuola Normale Superiore and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna , have been the setting for the second face-to-face meeting of the EELISA Governing Board (April 21-22, 2022). During two days, Rectors, Directors and Presidents along with their teams from the nine universities of EELISA (Polytechnic…

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‘Defining the European Engineer of the future’ – an EELISA collaborative consultation

One of the main missions of the EELISA Alliance is to propose a shared vision of the profile of the future European Engineer. This vision aims to inspire the necessary transformations in the training processes that will foster a new generation of engineers in Europe – high-level scientists that could become transformative leaders, and committed…

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Call for collaborators from WinSTEAM & DEI Community.

EELISA Communities are expanding and this is the chance for students, faculty, researchers, companies, and citizens to join. The ITU-EELISA Community “Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math & Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity (WinSTEAM & DEI)” is looking for partners and collaborators.   WHO?   People benefiting from, contributing to and working for STEAM; people with…

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From Erlangen to Pisa: an interview with Tim Löhr, student at SSSA’s seasonal school

EELISA Mobility is about going beyond borders and diving into excellent educational programmes. But overall, it is about intercultural exchange and experience. In this interview, we meet the story of Tim, an FAU student who decided to open his mind and travel to Pisa to participate in SSSA’s Seasonal School about “Innovation management and common…

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#WeAreEELISAstudents_2: a French-German-Turkish intersection.

University students embody EELISA’s DNA – they are diverse, curious, creative, and are playing a key role in our Alliance either through their involvement in EELISA communities, as participants of activities, as reporters, or as members of the EELISA’s governance structures. This portrait series aims to give visibility to those pioneer students who are building…

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Launching #WeAreEELISAstudents Portrait Series

University students embody EELISA’s DNA. They are diverse, curious and creative. They are the future. So that, they are playing a key role in our Alliance either through their participation in EELISA communities, as participants of activities, as reporters, or as members of the EELISA’s governance structures. This monthly series aims to give visibility to…

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“EELISA Librarians Team”: a network of professionals to promote Open Science within the Alliance.

As an Alliance meant to foster real change within the European Higher Education, bottom-up processes are essential for EELISA. One example of these actions is the “EELISA Librarians Team” formed to give support to EELISA regarding best practices in Open Science. In the words of Burcu Bulut, technical services librarian at the Istanbul Technical University:…

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EELISA Knowledge Bites: an online series to feed minds, and souls!

It is time to connect and learn… while having a snack! The “EELISA Knowledge Bites”  is a series of meetings that will take place every other Friday for informal training and learning sessions. In these meetings, experts from all EELISA institutions give talks on useful topics for building, growing, and teaching in #EELISACommunities. Whether you…

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Insights on the upcoming “EELISA Networking & Innovation Platform”

EELISA communities are cornerstones of the EELISA universe – where educators, researchers, students, businesses, and the wider society come together to work on global challenges with the help of European engineering. To enable this kind of collaboration and innovation, EELISA is creating an IT platform for networking and challenge-based learning. Sebastian Honert, from EELISA member…

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The EELISA Governing Board meeting, in the words of student Francesco Serra.

Last Friday, Rectors, Presidents, Director, representatives of external collaborators, staff, faculty, and students from all the member universities of the EELISA Alliance came together to exchange views, discuss plans and ideas on the building processes that are taking place within EELISA.  Among them, we could find Francesco Serra, a student of Scuola Normale Superiore, a…

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Deadline approaching for the “Innovation & Leadership” Course @ EELISA!

Are you eager to: take responsibility in real-life projects with potential for a lasting impact, encounter cutting-edge innovation approaches used in world’s leading firms, understand how prominent actors like Sheryl Sandberg or Elon Musk lead their organizations, experience working in a multicultural team or even challenge yourself by leading a team of international students? Then…

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Accelerating students’ participation in EELISA

EELISA is approaching its second year and promoting students involvement is a key to ensure a transformative and successful implementation. Laura Tierling, interim leader of EELISA Work Package 7 “Mobility, inclusiveness, and student participation of EELISA”, gives us an insight into their plans for the beginning of the academic year 2021/22. Whether you are an…

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Join the innovative online course “Designing Gamified Systems @EELISA”

Have you ever wonder why video games are so motivating and engaging and many other software products are not? FAUs’ online Master course “Designing Gamified Systems” opens the doors to an innovative learning experience focused on how games work and what we can learn from them to design motivating and engaging digital products. Gamification implements…

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I EELISA Science Fiction Contest: open for submissions until OCTOBER 8th!

Submissions are open for this innovative contest that is targeting university students all around the world! How can science-fiction narratives help anticipate future technology developments and their impact on society? This is the departing question of the I EELISA Science-fiction Short Stories Contest led by Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (UPM) and launched under the title…

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EELISAwomen#5: a committed vice-rectorship, science-motherhood & multicultural team management

The last episode of this portrait series brings us three women from BME, UPB, and ENPC. These three stories wrap up a series of articles conceived to give visibility and celebrate those women who are contributing to the construction and spirit of EELISA.   Emília Csiszár Emília is the Vice-Rector for International Affairs at the…

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EELISAwomen#4: INWED21, Tuscan “loci” and Women in Machine Learning

During this month that is about to end, we celebrated International Women In Engineering Day 2021 by sharing self-portrait photographs sent by some of the women who are part of EELISA. A celebration that became an international trend and that, as our #EELISAwomen portrait series shows, never ends for EELISA. Sabina Nuti (SSSA) and Chloé-Agathe…

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Economics of Innovation & Technological Change Program at Sant’Anna

How do we measure innovation?  What is the connection between intellectual property rights regimes and innovation? Which are the most effective tools to foster innovation in different contexts? These are some of the questions tackled in SSSA´s Seasonal School program on “Economics of Innovation and Technological Change”  SSSA’s Seasonal Schools are training programs “of excellence”,…

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EELISAconnect 1st Wave: join the build-up process of EELISA COMMUNITIES!

EELISA COMMUNITIES – transdisciplinary working groups which will involve academics, students and external stakeholders across curricula, languages, and borders – are the core of EELISA’s vision. And this is your chance to be part of their inception! Academics and researchers from all EELISA institutions are expected to converge in and be the driving force of…

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EELISAWomen#3: Vocation, FAIR data, HPC Codes and “Jita-Kyoei”

The 3rd part of this portrait series gives us a glimpse of the careers and thoughts of Dana V. Gheorghe (UPB), Ayse Nur Koc (ITU), Chiara Cappelli (SNS), and Eike Trost (FAU) – an example of women from different generations and with diverse professional backgrounds that share the same purpose – to transform higher education innovatively.…

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Workshop at ITU: 1-step closer to pioneer EELISA Communities

Istanbul Technical University (ITU) organized the second kick-off workshop on EELISA communities on Tuesday, 18th May 2021. The target audience of the workshop, a first of a series of events to build awareness on EELISA communities at ITU, included academics and researchers. Approximately 60 participants from various disciplines attended the 3-hour session to brainstorm on…

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¨AI & Robotics In Extended Reality¨ Seasonal School in Pisa!

Are you passionate about Artificial Intelligence and Robotics? Are you eager to develop environments where humans, robots, and virtual entities coexist? Then AIRONE School is your place.   SSSA’s Seasonal Schools are training programs “of excellence”, which are strongly interdisciplinary, and focused on frontier research topics. In particular, the AIRONE School will teach students the main aspects…

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EELISAconnect: the impetus for new EELISA communities.

We believe that the most innovative teaching and research projects are created at the interface of different disciplines, nationalities and diverse stakeholder groups. As a European University, EELISA offers a full spectrum of European experts in different academic disciplines and therefore an outstanding environment for international and interdisciplinary collaboration. With the EELISAconnect Workshop Series, professors,…

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Dale A. Martin, elected EELISA President: A key contributor at the crossroads of innovation, education and sustainability

Over three decades of experience as an international business leader. Senior postings, including the multinational tech company Siemens – as President and CEO in Hungary (2010 – 2021), CFO in Slovakia (2004 – 2010), Japan at Siemens-Asahi Medical Technologies (2000 – 2003) have positioned Mr Martin at the vanguard decentralized tech innovation. He was president…

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Make Your Impact: Call for Disciplinary Broadening Workshops

According to its Governing Board declaration, approved on April 19, 2021, the vision of EELISA European University is to ¨develop European degrees heralding the next generation of European engineers capable of pursuing their career and leading sustainable change in a multidisciplinary, diverse, multilingual, and global environment, leveraging the European values¨. Along these lines, and in…

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Calling All Visionaries: I EELISA Science Fiction Lecture Series & Contest

How can science-fiction narratives help anticipate future technology developments and their impact on society? This is the departing question of the I EELISA Science-fiction Short Stories Contest led by Universidad Politécnica of Madrid (UPM) and launched under the title ¨Engineering New Worlds¨. China will be the guest country for this First Edition that aims for global scope.…

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#EELISAWomen_2: From Molecular Systems, to Black Holes to the Happiness of Exploring New Territories.

In this second part of our #EELISAWomen Portrait Series, we travel from France to Italy, to Hungary and back to France. Four creative women from ChimieParisTech-PSL, Scuola Normale Superiore, Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem (BME) and École des Ponts ParisTech share their backgrounds and ideas about EELISA. Ilaria Ciofini Ilaria studied at the University of…

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Calling for Pioneer EELISA Communities: A Workshop as the Beginning of a Collaborative Process

Last Wednesday 24 of March, and on the occasion of the Open Call for pioneers ready to participate in the co-creation of the EELISA Communities, the Universidad Politécnica of Madrid organized a special workshop for teachers, researchers and staff members with an interest in getting involved in the process. A session that aimed to give…

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EELISA and the European Researchers Night

Funded under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions, the European Researchers’ Night is a Europe-wide public event that takes place simultaneously in 29 countries and brings researchers closer to the public. It showcases the diversity of science and its impact on citizens’ daily lives, stimulating interest in research careers – particularly among young people.

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