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FCT Projects

Entrepreneurial University (PTDC/IVC-PEC/5514/2014), 2016-2018

E-University is a FCT-funded project that is run by a multidisciplinary team from three research centers: GOVCOPP (University of Aveiro), CEF.UP, Faculty of Economics, University of Porto and IN + / IST-ID (Instituto Superior Técnico ).

The main objective is to explore the impact of the entrepreneurial orientation of universities on University-Company Cooperation and on regional competitiveness.


European Projects

EQF PRO - Articulation between vocational and academic learning in University Education (2008-2009)

 This project aims to test in a lifelong learning perspective the level 5 and level 6 of the European Qualification Framework on 25-30 professional diplomas provided by Higher education institutions (average of 2 to 3 per institution) to identify potential confusions in the classification of the qualifications at levels 5 and 6 of the EQF framework in different institutions or countries; Identify nature and source of the distortions in the classification in levels 5 and 6 (conflict with other frameworks: National qualification framework, sectoral framework, local employment constraints...) and to propose guidelines to ensure a better presentation of the qualifications.

Project financed by Education and Culture DG, European Commission (Lifelong Learning Programme).

More ... http://www.eucen.org/EQFpro/index.html


E3M - “European Indicators and Ranking Methodology for University Third Mission”  (2009-2011)

Project financed by Education and Culture DG, European Commission (Lifelong Learning Programme).


Other Projects

  • Open Innovation, Do firms actually do “Open Innovation”? Survey Results from Five Countries and Some New Ideas (China, Finland,  Portugal, Spain, and Russia), with Carl Joachim Kock (Instituto de Empresa, Maria de Molina, Spain), Marko T. Torkkeli (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland), Pekka A. S. Salmi (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland), Juha Väätänen (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland), Maria Smirnova (St. Petersburg State Universit, Russia), Sergei Kouchtch (St. Petersburg State Universit, Russia)

  • Creative Industries and Regional Development, with David Gibson and James Jarret (IC2, Texas University at Austin)

  • 2006-2007 - Avaliação ex-ante do Programa Operacional da Região do Norte (with Ana Paula Delgado and Ana Teresa Tavares-Lehmann), CCDRN

  • 2005 - Plano de Projecto para um Observatório do Terceiro Sector na Região Norte, (with Ana Paula Delgado). Study ordered by the CCDR-N, May-July 2005. 

  • 2003 - PRASD - Programa de Recuperação de Áreas e Sectores Deprimidos, com Prof. Mário Rui Silva, Prof. José Costa, Prof. Ana Paula Delgado e Dra. Ana Brochado. Project ordered by the Portuguese Ministry of Economy, coordinated by Prof. Daniel Bessa.

  • 1999 - CCDRN - A Dinâmica do Emprego na Região do Norte, with José Varejão (Coord.) and Anabela Carneiro.


Updated on 15-02-2017