Project: Mastering innovation in Serbia through development and implementation of interdisciplinary post-graduate curricula in innovation management

Acronym Application year Grant Reference number Duration Scope Project status
MAIN 2013 773000.0 544278-2013 3 years National on-going
Eligibility period start Eligibility period end Extended until Website Facebook
December 01, 2013 November 30, 2016 November 30, 2017 http://www.main.uns.ac.rs/

Project summary

The general objective of the project is to foster Serbian innovative capacity by modernizing Serbian HE system and providing sustainable source of high-quality human resources. The project will achieve this by developing and realizing interdisciplinary postgraduate curricula in the field of innovation management based on best practice from existing EU study programs and according to the Bologna requirements at Serbian HE.

The specific objectives are:

1. To develop and implement interdisciplinary PhD program in innovation management as a joint degree of 4 Serbian universities,
2. To develop and implement interdisciplinary master program in innovation management as a joint degree of 4 Serbian universities,
3. To develop and implement certified innovation management courses for industry professionals to enable career development and increase employability.

These objectives should be achieved through synergetic partnership of 3 Serbian public and 1 private university, 1 college of applied sciences, 6 organizations representing key Serbian stakeholders, 4 well known EU universities and 2 non-academic EU partners with extensive experience in dealing with innovation and curriculum development.

The principal outcomes will include defined structures, research and teaching contents of curricula for joint degree PhD and master programs in innovation management, their accreditation and realization, developed and implemented set of LLL courses for professionals, updated teachers’ and trainers’ skills, introduced interdisciplinary and practical oriented teaching approach, established laboratory and virtual learning environment, published new books, realized teachers and students mobilities, and established Serbian Innovation Management Council.

These results will provide infrastructural resources necessary to secure project sustainability beyond its lifetime. Results and best practice will be actively diffused and exploited at national, regional and European level.

Objectives

1. To develop and implement interdisciplinary PhD program in innovation management as a joint degree of 4 Serbian universities,
2. To develop and implement interdisciplinary master program in innovation management as a joint degree of 4 Serbian universities,
3. To develop and implement certified innovation management courses for industry professionals to enable career development and increase employability.

Programme

Programme
TEMPUS PROGRAMME
Subprogramme
Joint Project-Curriculum Reform

Subject areas

  • Interdisciplinary Studies

Partners

University of Novi Sad, SRB Project coordinator
Zeljko Tekic (Željko Tekić) Contact person, Jelena Borocki (Jelena Borocki), Ilija Kovacevic (Ilija Kovačević), Anja Orcik (Anja Orčik), Petar Vrgovic, Vladimir Todorovic (Vladimir Todorović), Predrag Vidicki, and Dragan Kukolj (Dragan Kukolj)
Technical College of Applied Studies in Zrenjanin, SRB
Milorad Rancic (Милорад Ранчић) Previous team member, Iris Borjanovic Contact person, Matilda Lazic, Tanja Sekulic, and Dusan Malic
Singidunum University, SRB
Ana Trbovic Contact person, Tanja Kuzman, Tijana Djugumovic, Jana Subotic, Branka Draskovic, and Dragana Djurdjevic
University of Kragujevac, SRB
Vesna Mandic (Весна Мандић) Contact person, Gordana Bogdanovic (Гордана Богдановић), Jovanka Lukic (Jovanka Lukić), Jelena Jevtovic (Jelena Jevtović), and Zarko Gavrilovic (Žarko Gavrilović)
University of Nis, SRB
Milos Milovancevic (Miloš Milovančević) Contact person, Igor Mladenovic (Игор Младеновић), Aleksandar Miltenovic, Milan Banic (Милан Банић), Nenad D. Pavlovic (Ненад Павловић), Predrag Jankovic, Dragan Jovanovic, Dragan Milcic (Драган Милчић), Boban Andjelkovic, Jelena Stefanovic-Marinovic, Pedja Milosavljevic, Vesna Lopicic (Весна Лопичић), Vlastimir Nikolic (Властимир Николић), Dragan Antic (Драган Антић), and Ljilja Antic
Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia, SRB
Daniela Zlatic Sutic Contact person
Creative Educational Center, SRB
Vladimir Todorovic (Vladimir Todorović) Contact person
Innovation Fund, SRB
Milena Micanovic Contact person
Business innovation centre LLC Kragujevac, SRB
Vojislav Veljkovic (Vojislav Veljković) Contact person
Business Incubator Novi Sad, SRB
Djordje Celic (Đorđe Ćelić) Contact person
South East European Research Centre, GRC
Nicos Zaharis Contact person
University of Maribor, SVN
Marjan Leber Contact person
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GRC
Nicos Komninos Contact person
Free University of Berlin, DE
Carsten Dreher Contact person
World University Service Austria, AUT
Almir Kovacevic (Almir Kovačević) Contact person

Equipment

University of Novi Sad
Title Model Equipment type Quantity Location
LEGO Mindstorm educational kits (software and hardware) Lego Interdisciplinary lab equipment 10 FTN-ITC -S03
Smart board with projector SMART SBM 680 + NEC VE281X SMART IT equipment – smart board 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Project management & collaboration software: acctiveColab Active.collab Software 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Laptop ThinkPad Yoga460.Core i5-6300U,2,40GHz Lenovo IT equipment - notebook computer 1 FTN-ITC-210
Notebook laptop 440 G3, Intel Core i7-6500U, 8GB DDR4 HP IT equipment - notebook computer 1 FTN-ITC -SK01
Notebook laptop 440 G3, Intel Core i7-6500U, 8GB DDR4 HP IT equipment - notebook computer 1 FTN-ITC -SK02
Notebook laptop A557, Intel Core i5-72000U, 4GB DDR4 Asus IT equipment - notebook computer 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Flip chart Office equipment (fax, telephone, white board) 2 FTN-ITC -S03
PC HP Pro AIO 3520 B5G05EA, Intel Core i3-3220 with Intel HD Graphics 2500 (3.30 GHz, 3 MB cache, 2 cores) Windows 8 64 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM 500 GB 7200 rpm SATA Slim SATA SuperMulti DVD writer 50,8 cm (20") diagonal TN widescreen WLED backlit LCD HP IT equipment - desktop computer 1 FTN-ITC -S03
PC HP Pro AIO 3520 B5G05EA, Intel Core i3-3220 with Intel HD Graphics 2500 (3.30 GHz, 3 MB cache, 2 cores) Windows 8 64 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 SDRAM 500 GB 7200 rpm SATA Slim SATA SuperMulti DVD writer 50,8 cm (20") diagonal TN widescreen WLED backlit LCD HP IT equipment - desktop computer 16 FTN-ITC -003
Tablet computer 10" Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Asus IT equipment - tablet computer 1 FTN-ITC-104
Lego Serious Play starter kit Lego Interdisciplinary lab equipment 10 FTN-ITC -S03
3D printer Delta WASP 2040 Delta IT equipment – printers, scanners, multifunctional devices 1 FTN-MI-G3-2
Tv Led-60"-65" Samsung Audio, Video and Communication equipment – projector and TV 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Dual Display option for codec C40, Order L-INTP-CXX-PAK for E-deliveryof Intgrtor PckgeC40 DD Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Multisite option for codec C40, Order L-INTP-CXX-PAK for E-delivery of IntPkg Codec C40 MS Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM) with 6 licences-Telepresence Room Based Endpoint, Single or Multi-Screen Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 1 FTN-ITC -S03
SWSS UPGRADES Telepresence Room Ba Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 6 FTN-ITC -S03
Expressway Rich Media Session licence Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 2 FTN-ITC -S03
SWSS UPGRADES Expressway Rich Media Session Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 2 FTN-ITC -S03
UC Manager-11.x Enhanced Single User-Under 1K Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 20 FTN-ITC -S03
SWSS UPGRADES UC Manager-11.x Enhanced Single User-Und Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 20 FTN-ITC -S03
Configuration CUCM IM&Presence for Jabber client Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Configuration Expressway Core & Expressway Edge Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Configuration Expressway Core & Expressway Edge for VPN-less access Jabber client Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Configuration Jabber Guest server Cisco Audio, Video and Communication equipment – Video-conferencing set 1 FTN-ITC -S03
Technical College of Applied Studies in Zrenjanin
Title Model Equipment type Quantity Location
Notebook Fujitsu Lifebook A557 IT equipment - notebook computer 5 laboratory 202
TV Samsung TV UE65KU6072UXXH Audio, Video and Communication equipment – projector and TV 1 laboratory 202
SMART table Paket Smart Ceiling 2 SMARTSBM 680 IT equipment – smart board 1 classroom 115
LEGO robot LEGO mindstorm educational kits Lab equipment in engineering 5 laboratory 110
Singidunum University
Title Model Equipment type Quantity Location
Computer Fujitsu Esprimo D756/E85+ IT equipment - desktop computer 14 office - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd.
Computer Lenovo IdeaCentre H50-50 IT equipment - desktop computer 1 computer center - 32 Danijelova Street
Monitor Fujitsu E22T-7 Pro IT equipment – other 9 office - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd.
Notebook computer Lenovo IdeaPad Y700-15 IT equipment - notebook computer 2 computer center - 32 Danijelova Street
Notebook computer Fujitsu Lifebook A557 IT equipment - notebook computer 1 classroom - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd.
Hard disk - HDD Seagate ST300MM0026 IT equipment – other 1 server room - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd.
Wireless Presenter Logitech R700 IT equipment – other 2 classroom - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd.
Printer - Copy machine Canon IRAC3320i IT equipment – printers, scanners, multifunctional devices 1 office - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd.
Printer Canon LBP6030B IT equipment – printers, scanners, multifunctional devices 2 office - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd.
IP camera Axis M1125 Audio, Video and Communication equipment – other 1 classroom - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd.
Software Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro x64 Software 2 computer center - 32 Danijelova Street
Flash for the camera Nikon SB-5000 Audio, Video and Communication equipment - photo equipment 1 on site - 44 Zorana Djindjica Blvd,

Deliverables

Title Type To
1.1 Report on best practice from EU Report May 31, 2014
1.2 Report on local need assessment Report May 31, 2014
1.3 Developed postgraduate curricula Other products October 31, 2014
1.4 Developed set of LLL courses Other products December 31, 2014
2.1 Serbian staff retrained in the EU partners Training June 30, 2015
2.2 New teaching materials developed and published Teaching material August 31, 2015
2.3 New LLL course materials prepared and published Teaching material September 30, 2015
2.4 iLab established Learning resources March 31, 2014
2.5 Books purchased and translated Teaching material July 31, 2015
3.1 Master and PhD students enroled Other products September 30, 2015
3.2 Master program realised Training September 30, 2016
3.3 PhD program realised (teaching part) Training November 15, 2016
3.4 LLL courses realised Training October 31, 2016
3.5 Students’ visits to EU partners realised Other products September 30, 2016
4.1 Web site developed and maintained Other products November 30, 2016
4.2 Promo material developed and published Other products July 31, 2016
4.3 Developed programs advertised and promoted Other products November 30, 2016
4.4 Dissemination and networking events organized Events: Conferences and Seminars October 31, 2016
4.5 Annual doctoral students conference started Events: Conferences and Seminars October 31, 2016
5.1 Study programs (PhD and master) accredited Other products May 31, 2015
5.2 LLL programs certified Other products July 31, 2015
5.3 iLab engaged in collaboration with industry Other products November 30, 2016
5.4 Serbian Innovation Management Council established Other products May 31, 2015
6.1 Quality control mechanisms developed Methodology February 28, 2014
6.2 Internal and external peer reviews completed Report November 30, 2016
6.3 Realized programs evaluated by students & trainees Report October 31, 2016
6.4 Exchanged best practice with other Tempus projects Other products June 30, 2016
7.1 Project management meetings organised and realised Report October 31, 2016
7.2 Project management procedures developed Methodology February 28, 2014
7.3 Project activities managed and reported Report November 30, 2016

Resources

Resource title Resource type Keywords Authors
Best practices in innovation management from EU Study / Analysis Innovation, innovation management, best practice, master studies, master programmes, technology management
Abstract
The general objective of this task was to review and benchmark best practice in teaching and research from the existing European study programmes. The purpose of this task was to help developing the structure and the teaching of contents for an interdisciplinary master and PhD curriculum in innovation management at universities in Serbia.
Master study programme - Innovation Engineering Curriculum Innovation, innovation engineering, master study programme, inovacije, inženjerstvo inovacija, master studijski program
Description
Master program Inženjerstvo inovacija namenjen je studentima koji su u svojoj budućoj profesionalnoj orijentaciji zainteresovani za planiranje, organizovanje, vođenje, nadzor i upravljanje delovima preduzeća i preduzećem u celini, kao i za unapređenje procesa i performansi delova i celine preduzeća, sa posebnim sklonostima i orijentaciji ka izgradnji sopstvenih istraživačkih kompetencija u ovoj oblasti. Jačanjem svesti o značaju inovacije i njenoj primeni, studenti se osposobljavaju i da pokreću samostalan biznis, da posluju profitabilno u održivim organizacijama stvarajući efikasne operativne procese. http://www.ftn.uns.ac.rs/n978967731/novi-studijski-program---konkurs-za-upis-na-master-akademske-studije-inzenjerstvo-inovacija