Leader : UCSC
Detailing necessary expertise and competences to support the development of projects and foster innovation. For this purpose different questionnaires (for students, trainers, and SMEs) are distributed in five languages and analyzed.
WP4 also conducts an analysis on most relevant issues related to Academia/Business Project co-development (research activities and people involved, IPRs, confidentiality).
Then, a Code of Ethics is drafted; the objective of the Code of Ethics is to identify good procedures (“guidelines”) for a well-structured collaboration between Higher Education Institutions and Companies. During the last months an analysis has been carried out on existing Italian contracts which are applicable to Academia/Business relationships.
The next deadlines planned in relation to this subject are represented by the analysis of differences and similarities of contracts of each Partner Country. Further information on main trends of Academia/Business contractual relationship in all Partner Countries would be extremely useful in order to carry out this analysis.
Links to access the online questionnaires: