DK - The University of Southern Denmark (P52)


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Syddansk Universitet (SDU), the University of Southern Denmark, consists of five faculties with more than 27,000 students and 4,000 employees distributed at 5 campuses. The Mads Clausen institute (MCI), located in Sønderborg, is a department at the Faculty of Engineering. MCI´s overall focus is to develop 21st century mechatronics, which spans the whole range from nano- and microtechnology over power electronics and nonlinear components to innovation, design and business issues. Its research and development as well as many educational activities are carried out in close relationship with companies and their cluster organisations in Southern Denmark and Northern Germany.


SDU OI-Net team:

Associate Professor Marcel Bogers

Professor Alexander Brem




LT - Kaunas University of Technology (P28)

KTU has decisively outlined its vision for becoming a strong entreprenrurial university, based on science and innovation, where the university studies are based on study and scientific research symbiosis, a university that seeks excellence in fundamental and applied research, where doctoral studies are based on international level research, a university which is a partner of industry, business, NGOs, and the society both in Lithuania and the EU, and which creates, promotes, and implements scientific achievements and innovations.An innovation is responsive to the needs of the national economy and the international research market and builds upon past success.

BG - New Bulgarian University (P07)

New Bulgarian University was established on September 18, 1991 by decision of the Grand National Assembly. On July 5, 2001 NBU received institutional accreditation from the National Agency for Assessment and Accreditation for a maximum 5-year period, and in December 2006 received institutional accreditation for a maximum period. Since 2004, the NBU has been approved by The Open University in the UK, as an appropriate organisation to offer higher education programmes leading to Open University Validated Awards. The University in Bulgaria introduces first credit system, the teaching of professional degrees, bachelor's and master's degree, distance and continuing education.  Personalities of world renown are honorary professors and honorary doctors of the NBU, including - Richard Rorty, Vera Mutafchieva, Julia Kristeva, Jean-Pierre Vernant , Milcho Leviev, Robert Young, Raina Kabaivanska, Lord Ralf Dahrendorf, Terry Eagleton and others.