International Projects of the National Aerospace University "Kharkiv aviation Institute" financed by Tempus and Erasmus+ projects

Boosting the knowledge triangle by establishing Innovation Offices in Ukrainian higher education institutions


Specific Objective

1. To sustainably strengthen strategic, managerial and administrative capacities of 6 Ukrainian universities in identifying, managing and generating value from their intangible assets, and enhancing participation in cooperative research activities, through implementation of a series of targeted capacity building measures by December 2012;
2. To promote the innovation culture & activities within Ukrainian HEIs through the establishment and implementation of Innovation offices and innovation support services at 6 Ukrainian Universities by December 2012.

Project Type

Governance Reform, 3 years

Outcomes and outputs

1. Stimulation of strategic factors for the implementation of Institutional Innovation Policies;
2. Sustainable Innovation Support Structures (Offices) at 6 Ukrainian Universities established;
3. Enhanced Human Skills and Managerial Capacities for the support of innovation in 6 Ukrainian Universities;
4. Proof of concept - pilot operations of 6 Innovation Offices;
5. Creation of a national networking platform ‘Universities 4 Innovation’ fostering regular exchange among the various actors of the Ukrainian Innovation System;
6. Public awareness & Dissemination;
7. Ensured Sustainability of the project results;
8. Quality control & monitoring;
9. Management of the project.

Description

This Projets’s overall objective is to increase the relevance and capacities of Ukrainian partner universities in contributing to knowledge based economic development, and to mobilize their potential as key players in the Ukrainian innovation system, by stimulating structural reforms via the implementation of sustainable innovation support structures and services. The project aims to achieve this ambitious goal by pursuing the following operational objectives:

* To sustainably strengthen strategic, managerial and administrative capacities of 6 Ukrainian universities in identifying, managing and generating value from their intangible assets, and enhancing participation in cooperative research activities, through implementation of a series of targeted capacity building measures;

* To promote the innovation culture within Ukrainian HEIs through the establishment and implementation of Innovation offices and innovation support services at 6 Ukrainian Universities.