WP1: IVAP implementation and institutional change

Leading: Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CZU), Co-L: ESSEC Business School (ESSEC), all full partners involved

M-I.1.1.1 Established and functional IVAP working groups within each partner HEI and a functional IVAP Steering Committee with partner representatives

M-I-1.1.2 First meeting of the IVAP Steering Committee

M-I-1.1.3 Submitted updated IVAP

M-I-1.2.1 Performed internal benchmarking in partner HEIs on TT (past experiences, existing structures & procedures) with adittional international, external best practice examples

M-I-1.2.2 Decision on actions for establishment or improvement of TTOs or other related structures

M-I-1.2.3 New TTOs established

M-II-1.2.4 Established/improved procedures for TTOs (both – newly set up and functioning TTOs)

M-I-1.3.1 Identified, adapted and approved methodology measuring the impact of institutional change

M-II-1.3.2 Performed impact assessment


WP2: Network creation and establishment of sustainable intra- and interlinks

Leading: The University of Applied Sciences (UAS) Wiener Neustadt (FHWN), Co-L: Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU), all partners involved

M-I-2.1.1 Identified good practices on networking and knowledge exchange in project partner countries and partner HEIs

M-I-2.2.1 Identified EIT KIC partners for potential cooperation

M-I-2.3.1 Identified external partners for potential cooperation among the knowledge triangle actors (businesses, research organisations, governmental bodies, NGOs and other societal partners)


WP3: Structure and mechanism creation to boost innovation for business, start-ups and bringing research to market

Leading: TED University (TEDU), Co-L: Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU), all partners involved

M-I-3.1.1 Reviewed legal and supporting documents for innovation commercialisation processes within partner HEIs

M-II-3.1.2 Improved legal and supporting documents for innovation commercialisation processes within partner HEIs

M-II-3.1.3 Tailored motivation and support mechanisms for different target segments in partner HEIs

M-II-3.1.4 Improved services of Business incubators within partner HEIs

M-II-3.2.1 Innovation-driven research structures and mechanisms in place and functioning

M-II-3.2.2 Piloted vertically integrated projects

M-I-3.3.1 Gathered good practice examples in supporting innovations and businesses, start-ups in HEIs, including technology transfer


WP4: System-level improvement of entrepreneurial education

Leading: Universidade de Coimbra (UC), Co-L: University of Latvia (UL), all partners involved

M-I-4.1.1 Presentation for IVAP working groups in partner HEIs on globally identified best practices in innovation and entrepreneurial education

M-I-4.2.1 The 1st module of the training programme and mentoring scheme launched

M-II-4.2.2 Implemented training programme

M-II-4.2.3 Training handbook and materials available in the HEI Initiative Resource Hub


WP5: Project management

Leading: University of Latvia (UL), all partners involved

M-I-5.1.1 Project implementation organisational structure in place

M-I-5.2.1 Project implementation monitoring and quality assurance procedures in place

M-I-5.3.1 Organised project kick-off meeting

M-II-5.3.2 Organised project closing event

M-I-5.4.1 Project publicity channels set-up and functioning

M-II-5.4.2 Agreement with an online course provider

M-I-5.5.1 Project implementation and evaluation reports submitted

M-II-5.5.2 Project implementation and evaluation Final report submitted