Title ResEUr (ECQA Certified Researcher-Entrepreneur)
Project Number 503021-LLP-1-2009-BE-LEONARDO
Project Type Development of Innovation
Country EU-Centralised Projects
Marketing Text ResEUr is a certified training program aiming to increase Europe's entrepreneurial and innovation power via a modern training specially devoted to researchers.
Summary The ECQA Certified Researcher-Entrepreneur training and certification program covers all the key aspects that are associated with key considerations upfront the process of the creation of a new enterprise from within a research environment, as well as with boosting the innovation power of existing companies.
Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship are closely linked to one another, and they are considered as the keys to a wealthy and sustainable economy.
The best way to turn research into innovations is to consider key innovation factors from the earliest phases of research all along the way to products and services. Creating successful and sustainable enterprises is then the logical next step, which can be leveraged significantly by the early sensitisation of creative minds for entrepreneurship.
The ECQA Certified Researcher-Entrepreneur training and certification program covers all the key aspects that are associated with these considerations upfront the process of the creation of a new enterprise, as well as with boosting the innovation power of existing companies. To this aim, it deals with:
> The process of shaping ideas,
> Innovation transfer to bring research to innovation,
> Knowledge networking leveraged by people networks,
> The creation of learning organisation environments,
> European and national facilitators of entrepreneurship,
> Risk consideration and mitigation, etc.
Utilization and distribution of results
Recognition, transparency, certification
Open and distance learning
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
Other Service Activities
Information and Communication
program or curricula
transparency and certification
open and distance learning
The ResEUr Training and Certification is available through certified Training Providers, and accredited certification organisations, respectively.
The blended learning process is facilitated by a fully configured on-line e-learning portal, where all the training material, literature, and exercises are available.
To become an ECQA Certified Researcher-Entrepreneur or ResEUr Trainer, and to be listed within the pool of experts available at www.ecqa.org, participants have to pass an on-line exam, or they can validate their relevant prior experiences by the ResEUr Job Role Committee.
Projecthomepage http://www.researcher-entrepreneur.eu; http://www.ecqa.org/