INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: IDP Attended The 8th University-Business Forum in Brussels

20191025 IDP PR 8th University Business Forum On October 24th, IDP attended the University Business Forum that brought together policymakers, representatives from higher education, business and other stakeholders to discuss and debate the role of university-business cooperation for innovation and sustainable development. 28 Knowledge Alliances were showcased, demonstrating how cooperation between higher education and business works in practice and providing also a unique opportunity for discussion, sharing of experience, exchange of good practices and networking opportunities. Other than innovation and sustainable development, skills mismatches, lifelong learning, regional and local eco-systems, social innovation, artificial intellligence, entrepreneurial individuals and organisations, and institutional change were discussed.  The 2019 University-Business Forum is a place for learning, discussion and engagement in new and concrete initiatives.   For further information on IDP European Consultants, please contact: www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   banner

IDP Presented ALL ROUTES LEAD TO ROME at Project Presentation Meeting 2019

all routes   IDP participates in the project ALL ROUTES LEAD TO ROME whose objectives aim at offering training, tools and logistic support to university students who want to take the opportunity represented by the ancient Roman roads in terms of employability, self-employment and territorial development. The goal is to enable them to identify and pursue the best strategies to maximize the economic return of the ancient routes network, develop basic and transversal skills such as self-reliance, leadership and ability to work in groups, problem solving, mastering of digital skills, multilingualism. Since 1991, IDP has greatly contributed to the technical and operational activities of EU projects, providing training materials and modules related to the project.   For future further information on ROMAN ROUTES and IDP www.idpeuropa.com bruxelles@idpeurope.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles IDP LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   logo

DIGITAL FUTURE IS ADULT: IDP in Budapest (HU) for The 3rd Meeting of DELSA, an Erasmus+ Project

foto 4 Together with 7 Partners from 6 European Countries (Belgium, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Spain), IDP participated in the 3rd meeting of DELSA – Digital Empowerment for Low Skilled Adults – on October 15th, a  project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, Key Action 2, Strategic Partnerships for Adult Education. foto 1 DELSA addresses the issue of low digital competences and skills and will develop immediate and concrete training and educational resources to advance digital abilities of low skilled adults.  Such resources are defined according to an accurate evidence-based assessment, ensuring a bottom-up approach producing relevant and consistent outcomes which will meet with the actual needs of the target group. Such productive meeting saw Partners take stock of the implementation of the platform as well as discussing topics such as information and data literacy, how to improve communication and collaborations, thorough problem solving in digital content creation plus the finalising of the final version of the training courses. Administrative and technical aspect were also dealt with along with Dissemination and Exploitation phase, paramount to the visibility of the project, handled by IHF. IDP will greatly contribute to the technical and operational activities of DELSA, carrying out analysis and stock-taking activities of the Italian Adult Education ecosystem pertaining to the project, contributing to structuring modules, developing methodologies for effective teaching and learning, materials and content. In addition, IDP brings into the project its consolidated experience in international project management and reporting.   For more information about DELSA and IDP initiatives: Project Website: www.digitaldelsa.eu www.idpeuropa.com bruxelles@idpeurope.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles IDP LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants Cattura

EMPLOYABILITY OF ADULTS THROUGH EDUCATION: IDP At The Closing Meeting of CREATE, An Erasmus+ Project, in Brussels (B)

Picture 1 On October 11th, 2019, IDP participated at the closing meeting of CREATE – Competitive Regions Employability of Adults through Education – a Project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, along with the other 8 Partners from 8 countries (Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia and Spain). The 8 Partners took stock of the successful implementation of the project, its results and achievement.  In addition to dealing with project management and reporting, a thorough evaluation of project results allowed partners also to identify possible venues of further collaboration in the domain of public policy for adult education. The previous day, IDP participated in the event to showcase the results of the “Competitive Regions Employability of Adults Through Education” (CREATE) Project funded by Erasmus+.  IDP and project partners presented the CREATE Toolkit during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the flagship event on the European Cohesion Policy organised by the EU Commission and EU Committee of the Regions and attended by 6,000 people from all over Europe who come to Brussels to discover the future of territorial development and exchange good practices.   For further information on CREATE and IDP: Project website: www.projectcreate.eu IDP website: http://idpeuropa.com/ bruxelles@idpeurope.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles IDP LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   CREATE EU WEEK IDP

SOCIAL EDUCATION FOR DIGITAL TARDIVES: IDP in Brussels for the 3rd Transnational Meeting of CLICK CLEVER, an Erasmus+ Project

  pic 1 mod IDP was in Brussels (B) on October 10th for the third meeting of CLICK CLEVER, hosted by Belgian partner IHF. The Project is implemented by a Consortium of 8 Partners from 5 European countries (Belgium, France, Greece, Italy and Spain). Partners took stock of the implementation of the platform during the full development of formative contents   and compared already existing training courses in order to start up the enhancement phase. A discussion followed regarding the testing phase upon target groups and the schedule of multiplier event to come. The combination of evaluations from researches allow partners to investigate and solve digital issues and foster the creation of a proper “digital culture” at a European level by developing free online and face-to-face training modules to make “digital immigrants” able to live in relational environments, such as social networks, and to think critically about contents they receive through social media. IDP is a consulting and training company specialised in EU funding established in 1996 by professionals working since 1991 in Brussels in the frame of EU policies and EU funding programmes, providing 25 years of direct experience in EU funding. With offices in Italy and Brussels, IDP has a proven track record in the development, submission and management of EU funded international collaborative projects in a wide range of thematic areas such as innovation, finance, entrepreneurship and education.   For more information about CLICK CLEVER and IDP initiatives: Project Website: http://www.clickclever.eu/ IDP website: http://idpeuropa.com/ bruxelles@idpeurope.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles IDP LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   Catturaccidp    

EXCELLENCE IN INNOVATIVE PROJECTS: IDP At Regiostars Awards 2019 in Brussels (BE)

regiostar 2 On October 9, IDP attended the Regiostars Awards 2019, an event launched by the European Commission which awards the EU-funded projects that showcased not only excellence but also new approaches in regional development. Participating projects are in the spotlight of communication activities at European level with the goal to inspire other regions and project managers across Europe. regiostar 1 Winners stand out as innovative and inspiring examples of how Cohesion Policy can be used to create jobs, innovate and improve quality of life for local communities.   For more information on IDP and its initiatives: www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn : IDP European Consultants      logo

ENHANCING SOCIETY VIA INNOVATIVE FINANCIAL MODELS: IDP in Rome for the Multiplier Event of SHIFT, a Project co-funded by Erasmus+

IDP European Consultants was in Rome, IT, on October 3rd, 2019, for the Multiplier Event of the project SHIFT (Strengthen Higher Education Through Innovative Financial Tools) co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Commission, Key Action 2, Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education. cd30b09d-9869-4835-8668-5c44e08aa451 SHIFT is implemented by a Consortium of 7 Partners from 4 countries (Belgium, Italy, Poland, United Kingdom) which aims at producing an innovative model to provide financial support in both public and private sectors. a3f8ad4c-681f-40da-94f7-4c29f79c9f3d Dr Igor Yuri Paolucci presented papers related to the SHIFT model to representatives of enterprises, business association and large companies in various fields, i.e. energy, transportation, construction and infrastructure. All said types of companies have a corporate social responsibility (CSR) – a self-regulating business model that helps a company be socially accountable — to itself, its stakeholders and the public. This way companies can be conscious of the kind of impact they are having on all aspects of society including economic, social, and environmental. To engage in CSR means that, in the normal course of business, a company is operating in ways that enhance society and the environment, instead of contributing negatively to them. IDP is a service and training company specialised in EU funding established in 1996 by professionals working since 1991 in Brussels in the frame of EU policies and EU funding programmes, providing 25 years of direct experience in EU funding. With offices in Italy and Brussels, IDP has a proven track record in the development, submission and management of EU funded international collaborative projects in a wide range of thematic areas such as innovation, finance, entrepreneurship and education.   For more information on SHIFT and IDP: http://www.project-shift.eu/ www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn : IDP European Consultants      Loghi 3 IDP

EUROPEAN RESEARCHERS’ NIGHT: IDP Organised a Multiplier Event of EIDE, an Erasmus+ Project, in Chieti (ITALY)

IDP carried out the Multiplier Event of EIDE on 27th September in Chieti (Italy) in the framework of the European Researchers’ Night which are public events promoted by the European Commission and dedicated to bring researchers and universities closer to the public (https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/actions/european-researchers-night_en).   fot 2foto 4 Specifically, the event was organised by the University “G. D’Annunzio” Chieti-Pescara: IDP presented EIDE – Emotional Intelligence and Digital Entrepreneurship and project – its partnership, rationale beyond the project, objectives and activities to an audience of 25 (the proposal envisioned 20) stakeholders and people interested in entrepreneurship, digital technologies and business. The University “G. D’Annunzio” indeed offers Economics, Business Administration and Management courses. IDP brings to EIDE its consolidated experience and expertise as a private provider of professional training for entrepreneurship, competitiveness and employability. Moreover, IDP introduces in the project its consolidated experience in the management and reporting of international projects.   For further information about EIDE and IDP: Project Website: www.eideproject.eu www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn : IDP European Consultants      banner E+ IDP Eide

Economic and Social Sustainability in Europe: IDP Participates In The Closing Meeting of AXESS, An Erasmus+ Project, in Svaty Jur, Slovakia

On September 25th, IDP met with the other 7 partners from 7 Countries (Belgium, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia and Spain) in Svaty Jur (Slovakia) for the closing meeting of AXESS (Acquisition of Key Competences for Economic and Social Sustainability) which aims at developing and validating innovative trainings to improve digital competences of low-skilled European adults, particularly focusing on adult women. foto 2 So far, AXESS developed 10 Training modules and 49 Training Fiches in 7 languages (English, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Romanian, Slovakian and Spanish) published on the AXESS OER Platform on www.axesslearning.eu/. During the meeting, partners During the meeting, partners discussed the IO1 OER Platform and its current status, then Dissemination results were shown and commented as suggestions were proposed to improve specific sections before the end of the project. Each representative touched upon future multiplier events for further widen the AXESS Project’s audience and how to promote the impact of the OER Platform after the project’s lifetime. Administrative aspects and reporting were addressed, along with the Quality Assurance section, meant to improve the overall conditions of future meetings. In the AXESS project, IDP carried analyses of the situation in the domain of digital skills for adult women in Italy, supports Project Management and manages Quality Assurance of the project. For further information on AXESS and IDP European Consultants, please contact: www.axesslearning.eu/ www.idpeuropa.com networks@idpeuropa.com Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn: IDP European Consultants   AXESS ER IDP logos

LA NOTTE DEI RICERCATORI 2019: IDP To Attend a Seminar Titled ‘Ricerca, Innovazione Digitale e Impreditorialità’ in Chieti (Italy)

Drs. Giulia Costantino, IDP managing director, is to attend a seminar titled ‘Ricerca, Innovazione Digitale ed Impreditorialità’ (Research, Digital Innovation and Entreprenurship’) on September 27 at 6,30 pm till 8,00 pm at the Auditorium palazzo storico della CdCleA in Chieti (IT). locandina RIdI NdR19 For further information on IDP and LA NOTTE DEI RICERCATORI 2019: https://orientamento.unich.it Facebook: IDP Bruxelles LinkedIn : IDP European Consultants       logo_IDP