EIT Urban Mobility: Boost I&E

Project aim and scope

The project aims to design and develop a new model for an I&E challenge-driven academic activity for the EIT Urban Mobility Master Program with a twofold objective:

  • Training our graduates with the most suitable skills to be entrepreneurs and to improve the innovation in the institutions and companies of the mobility sector.
  • Becoming a source of disruptive solutions to challenges stated by these institutions, cities and companies through I&E projects developed in Master courses.

The scope of this project is to experience and recommend this new model for an I&E challenge-driven academic activity for the Master School with and added-value of boosting performance through collaborating and sharing best practices among institutions with the aim to develop student’s skills with an international perspective and knowledge-triangle exposure.

Partners

  • Technical University of Catalonia (UPC) | Barcelona, Spain - lead partner
  • Aalto University | Helsinki, Finland
  • Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) | Budapest, Hungary
  • Technion - Israel Institute of Technology | Haifa, Israel

Project duration

January - November 2020

Dates

  • Kick-Off Event and Train-the-Trainers Event: January 7-10, 2020 in Espoo / Helsinki
  • Students' midterm presentations of local challenges at UPC Barcelona (online): April 17, 2020
  • Students' presentations of local challenges at BME Budapest (online): May 7, 2020
  • Students' midterm presentations of local challenges at TUM (online): June 2, 2020
  • Students' final presentations of local challenges at UPC Barcelona (online): June 5, 2020
  • Students' final presentations of local challenges at Technion (online): June 29, 2020
  • Final event and "Mobilithon" (online): July 6-8, 2020
  • Students' final presentations of local challenges at TUM (online): July 23, 2020