Project: Institutional framework for development of the third mission of universities in Serbia

Acronym Application year Grant Reference number Duration Scope Project status
IF4TM 2015 966510.0 561655-2015 3 years National on-going
Eligibility period start Eligibility period end Extended until Website Facebook
October 15, 2015 October 14, 2018 http://www.if4tm.kg.ac.rs/

Project summary

IF4TM encompasses many activities that indirectly contribute to promoting of entrepreneurial skills among young researchers and students. Within two National Competitions for Best Student Ideas, a set of entrepreneurial trainings will be organized. Development of social engagement dimension also encompasses development of creative and entrepreneurial skills of pupils and students through workshops and hands-on exercises organized in Creativity Centers.

Objectives

The IF4TM project has an overarching aim to contribute to the establishment of institutional framework for the third mission of the universities in Serbia, encompassing three dimensions: technology transfer and innovation, continuing education and social engagement. Six specific objectives are:

1. To define legal and policy framework supporting the development of universities’ third mission in Serbia,

2. To adjust existing and define new legal framework at seven Serbian HEIs in line with national regulative requirements,

3. To develop technology transfer and innovation dimension of the third university mission, through INNO platforms for innovation management at seven Serbian HEIs, proof-of-concept programme raising TRL level and involvement of students in creative ideas development,

4. To develop continuing education dimension for capacity building of university staff, researchers and students in the areas of entrepreneurship, innovation and intellectual property management,

5. To develop universities’ social engagement dimension unlocking and mobilizing university resources and capacities to society and enterprises needs,

6. To establish five Creativity Centres as spaces facilitating creativity in teaching and learning, ideas development and proving concept through interdisciplinary communication and creation of working prototypes.

Programme

Programme
ERASMUS+
Subprogramme
Capacity Building in Higher Education

Partners

University of Kragujevac, SRB Project coordinator
Nebojsa Arsenijevic (Небојша Арсенијевић) Team Member, Milovan Matovic (Милован Матовић) Team Member, Zorica Avramovic (Зорица Аврамовић) Team Member, Gordana Bogdanovic (Гордана Богдановић) Team Member, Jelena Jevtovic (Јелена Јевтовић) Team Member, Zarko Gavrilovic (Жарко Гавриловић) Team Member, Tatjana Stankovic (Татјана Станковић) Team Member, Lazar Petrovic (Лазар Петровић) Team Member, and Vesna Mandic (Весна Мандић) Contact person
Metropolitan University, SRB
Dragan Domazet (Dragan Domazet) Contact person
State University of Novi Pazar, SRB
Edis Mekic Contact person
University of Nis, SRB
Miodrag Lazic (Миодраг Лазић) Team Member, Milan Banic (Милан Банић) Team Member, Dobrila Stankovic-Djordjevic (Добрила Станковић-Ђорђевић) Team Member, Milorad Mitkovic (Милорад Митковић) Team Member, Nenad D. Pavlovic (Ненад Павловић) Team Member, Mladen Stojiljkovic (Младен Стојиљковић) Team Member, Petar Mitkovic (Петар Митковић) Team Member, Dragoslav Stojic (Драгослав Стојић) Team Member, Momir Prascevic (Момир Прашчевић) Team Member, Dejan Krstic (Дејан Крстић) Team Member, Ljubisa Nikolic (Љубиша Николић) Team Member, Nenad Zivkovic (Ненад Живковић) Team Member, Sreten Stojanovic (Сретен Стојановић) Team Member, Igor Mladenovic (Игор Младеновић) Team Member, Dejan Rancic (Дејан Ранчић) Team Member, Miomir Raos (Миомир Раос) Team Member, Vlastimir Nikolic (Властимир Николић) Team Member, Zoran Nikolic (Зоран Николић) Team Member, Vesna Lopicic (Весна Лопичић) Team Member, Evica Petrovic (Евица Петровић) Team Member, Marko Milojkovic (Марко Милојковић) Team Member, Stanisa Peric (Станиша Перић) Team Member, Miodrag Spasic (Миодраг Спасић) Team Member, Dragoljub Zivkovic (Драгољуб Живковић) Team Member, Veliborka Bogdanovic (Велиборка Богдановић) Team Member, Dragan Milcic (Драган Милчић) Team Member, Andrija Smelcerovic (Андрија Шмелцеровић) Team Member, Dragisa Savic (Драгиша Савић) Team Member, and Dragan Antic (Драган Антић) Contact person
University of Novi Sad, SRB
Vojin Senk (Војин Шенк) Team Member, Sanja Kojic (Сања Којић) Team Member, Milan Radovanovic (Милан Радовановић) Team Member, Vladimir Nikic (Владимир Никић) Team Member, Natasa Samardzic (Наташа Самарџић) Team Member, Vesna Raskovic-Depalov (Весна Рашковић-Депалов ) Team Member, Dragana Vasiljevic (Драгана Васиљевић) Team Member, Tijana Kojic (Тијана Којић) Team Member, and Goran Stojanovic (Горан Стојановић) Contact person
University of Belgrade, SRB
Jelena Cvetanovic (Јелена Цветановић) Team Member, Ana Aleksic Miric (Ана Алексић Мирић) Team Member, Sanja Mitic (Сања Митић) Team Member, and Jelena Filipovic (Јелена Филиповић) Contact person
Intranea Solutions, SRB
Zoran Torgasev (Zoran Torgašev) Contact person
Business Incubator Novi Sad, SRB
Djordje Celic (Đorđe Ćelić) Contact person
Business Technology Incubator of Technical Faculties Belgrade d.o.o, SRB
Jovana Vasic (Јована Васић) Contact person
Business innovation centre LLC Kragujevac, SRB
Vojislav Veljkovic (Vojislav Veljković) Contact person
Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia, SRB
Daniela Zlatic Sutic Contact person
Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, SRB
Vera Dondur Contact person
Technical College of Applied Studies in Zrenjanin, SRB
Milorad Rancic (Милорад Ранчић) Team Member, Ljubica Lazic Vulicevic (Љубица Лазић Вулићевић) Team Member, Danijela Jasin (Данијела Јашин) Team Member, Dusko Salemovic (Душко Салемовић) Team Member, Dragan Halas (Драган Халас) Team Member, and Olga Deretic (Олга Деретић) Contact person
University of Bari Aldo Moro , ITA
Alberto Fornasari Contact person
University of Lisbon, PRT
Luis Miguel Veiga Vaz Caldas De Oliveira Contact person
Danube University Krems, AUT
Attila Pausits Contact person
University of Brighton, UK
Mark Milne Contact person
University of Maribor, SVN
Marjan Leber Contact person

Equipment

Metropolitan University
Title Model Equipment type Quantity Location
WIFI AP Mikrotik RouterBOARD cAP-2nD IT equipment – other 10 Clasrooms in Nis location
WIFI AP UniFI UAP AC LR IT equipment – other 10 Clasrooms in Belgrade location
NAS TSQNAP TS-853A -4G IT equipment – server 1 Server room
Printer Canon IR2520 IT equipment – printers, scanners, multifunctional devices 2 Office in Belgrade and Nis
Core router MikroTik CCR1036 -12G-4S-EM IT equipment – other 1 Server room
Storage server Lenovo DS2200 IT equipment – server 1 Server room

Deliverables

Title Type To
1.1 Review on EU policies and legal frameworks for establishing university third mission Report March 14, 2016
1.2 Policy seminar held Events: Conferences and Seminars April 14, 2016
1.3 Report on existing strategies and laws in the Republic of Serbia related to third mission dimensions Report March 14, 2016
1.4 Reports on existing university regulatory documents and structures supporting third mission activities Report March 14, 2016
1.5 Benchmarking report Report May 14, 2016
2.1 Consensus on revision of policy and legal framework reached Events: Conferences and Seminars February 14, 2017
2.2 New Serbian policies and law amendments supporting university third mission developed and adopted Report February 14, 2017
2.3 New and modified HEIs’ regulatory documents developed and adopted Report June 14, 2017
2.4 Capacity building programme delivered Events: Conferences and Seminars July 14, 2018
2.5 Operational Manual for Implementation of the Third Mission with recommendations to faculties/institutes/high schools Report August 14, 2017
2.6 Final report on the third mission implementation at Serbian HEIs Report October 14, 2018
3.1 Seven collaborative INNO platforms for innovation management as software-as-service launched at Serbian universities and regularly updated Other products October 14, 2018
3.2 Members of INNO platforms trained Events: Conferences and Seminars September 14, 2018
3.3 Seven Workshops delivered Events: Conferences and Seminars April 14, 2017
3.4.1 Methodology for national competition for best student idea Report October 14, 2016
3.4.2 Final Report on competitions Report October 14, 2018
3.5.1 Operational manual for Proof-of-concept programme (PoC) Report April 14, 2017
3.5.2 Report on PoC programme implementation Report October 14, 2018
3.6 Report on realized IP valuations and developed commercialization strategies Report October 14, 2018
4.1 Integrative university approach in developing continuing education dimension defined Report December 14, 2016
4.2 Five trainings on IP management delivered Training July 14, 2018
4.3 Five trainings on market strategy delivered Training July 14, 2018
4.4 Five start-up trainings delivered Training July 14, 2018
4.5 Final report on improved faculties’ study programmes Report September 14, 2018
4.6 Final report on continuing education activities assessment and recommendations Report October 14, 2018
5.1 Universities’ social engagement plans Report December 14, 2016
5.2.1 Five Creativity Centres established and functional Other products October 14, 2018
5.2.2 Reports on Creativity Centres’ activities Report October 14, 2018
5.3 Workshops on creativity and entrepreneurship delivered Report September 14, 2018
5.4 Final report on non-discipline volunteering activities Report August 14, 2018
5.5 Review of engaged university resources Report October 14, 2018
5.6 Ten open-innovation campaigns on INNO platforms launched Events: Conferences and Seminars October 14, 2018
6.1 Quality control and monitoring manual Report January 14, 2016
6.2 Metrics for monitoring of third mission activities defined Report October 14, 2018
6.3 Project monitored efficiently within consortium Events: Conferences and Seminars October 14, 2018
6.4 Final monitoring report on third mission metrics Report October 14, 2018
7.1 Dissemination and exploitation plan Report April 14, 2016
7.2 Project logo, moto and promotional materials Other products December 14, 2015
7.3 Project web site launched and regularly updated Other products October 14, 2018
7.4 Review of institutional policies for promoting third mission dimensions and activities Report September 14, 2017
7.5 Good practices Other products August 14, 2018
7.6 Ten info days and other raising awareness events held Events: Conferences and Seminars September 14, 2018
7.7 Proceedings of Final Conference on university third mission Report September 14, 2018
8.1 Manual for contractual and financial management Report December 14, 2015
8.2 Efficient overall project management Other products October 14, 2018
8.3 Efficient local project management Other products October 14, 2018
8.4 Steering Committee meetings held Other products September 14, 2018
8.5.1 Partners’ reports Report October 14, 2018
8.5.2 Intermediate and Final reports to EACEA Report October 14, 2018

Resources

Resource title Resource type Keywords Authors
Analysis of the policies and legal frameworks for establishing the 3rd mission of universities in ten EU HEIs Study / Analysis Third mission of higher education, institutional framework, legal framework The IF4TM project consortium
Abstract
This report informs about practices, policies and legal frameworks for establishing the third mission of universities. The report is based on the questionnaire which was filled in by ten EU HEIs in the scope of WP1 of IF4TM project. Both national laws and regulations and institutional policies are addressed and examined. The regulation of the three pillars of the third mission of the universities, namely technology transfer and innovation, continuous education and social engagement is discussed and recommendations for further enhancement in these fields should be discussed in the Policy Seminar.
Izveštaj o postojećim strategijama i zakonima Republike Srbije koji se odnose na dimenzije treće misije Study / Analysis Treća misija visokog obrazovanja, pravni okvir, inovacija, intelektualna svojina IF4TM konzorcijum
Abstract
Analiza strategija i zakona u oblasti nauĉnog istraţivanja, inovacija i intelektualne svojine
Analysis of the regulatory documents and existing structures for all three dimensions of third mission activities at seven Serbian HEIs Study / Analysis Third mission of universities, innovation, legal framework, higher education policy The IF4TM Project Consortium
Abstract
This report informs about practices, policies and legal frameworks for establishing the third mission of universities. The report is based on the questionnaire which was filled in by Serbian HEIs in the scope of WP1 of IF4TM project. Both national and institutional policies are addressed and thoroughly examined. The regulation of the three pillars of the third mission of the university, namely technology transfer and innovation, continuous education and social engagement is discussed and recommendations for further enhancement in these fields are provided.