Ege University

Ege University is a 60-year-old state university that acts as a focal point for education, research, cultural and social activities in the city of Izmir and the Aegean region. Being a university with an international perspective, the educational system of Ege University is based on the principle of creative teaching and participatory learning. Ege University puts a Special Focus on University – Society Relations and emphasizes activities that contribute to the socio-economic development of the Society and the Region. Joint projects and active cooperation with regional universities, national organisations, regional and national stakeholders are carried out with a special emphasis on utilizing research results for the benefit of the society. Today it has a number of practices which are completely innovative and unique in Turkey, such as its industrial relations, approach to EU projects, special programmes for students, etc. In all these activities, the goal of Ege University has been to create synergies through its strengths within the Research and Innovation ecosystem for a sustainable contribution to science and the society.


Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU)

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU) is a leading higher education institution situated in Vilnius, Lithuania. VGTU has over 10 400 students, 10 faculties: Antanas Gustaitis’ Aviation Institute, Architecture, Business Management, Civil Engineering, Creative Industries, Electronics, Environmental Engineering, Fundamental Sciences, Mechanics, Transport Engineering, 13 research institutes, 3 research centres, 23 research laboratories. Study programmes in the field of engineering sciences make 60% of all study programmes. VGTU has 960 academic staff members (72% with PhD degree).

VGTU network includes around 480 partner higher education and research institutions in 67 countries, around 500 business partners, 40 international research and study projects, more than 80 000 alumni. VGTU is among the top 2,1% of universities globally.

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM)

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is the oldest and largest Spanish technical university. Around 36,000 undergraduate and master’s students and 1,900 doctoral students are currently studying at UPM. The 18 UPM schools cover most engineering disciplines, as well as architecture, computer science and geodesy and cartography. Thirty-five out of the 120 bachelor’s and master’s degrees are internationally accredited. UPM has a long tradition of collaboration with industry and participation in international R&D programmes.


EOLAS S.L. offers services and support to enterprises, organisations and entities in main areas, for a wide range of demands and needs related

  • • support for projects,
  • • business development and consulting
  • • innovation for business, education and civil society.

Innovative approaches such as co-creation, creativity techniques, narrative techniques, storytelling and knowledge generation and management are only a few of the methods we to make an innovative and reach a higher and more long-lasting impact.


University of Southern Denmark

The starting point of the Department of Marketing & Management at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) is the cooperation between markets, organizations and individuals, and our research is wide-ranging from evolutionary organizational models to new exotic forms of consumption. It’s Centre for Integrative Innovation Management researches new methods and approaches to enhance company’s international competitiveness.


Avaca Technologies is an independent Consultancy Company which provides Software Based Technology Solutions and has established a significant list of clients across many industries and market sectors like banking, insurance, marine, industrial, hospitality / tourism, not only in Greece but internationally. Currently software products of Avaca Technologies are installed in Asia, Middle East, America, Europe.
Since its establishment in 2001, Avaca Technologies has concentrated on the development of innovative technological solutions and products.The result being the evolution of the Javaca Platform a software development framework based on Open Standards with unique capabilities and features and on top of that the development of a number of products and custom web based solutions for customers.