The High School of Mathematics is located in the town of Plovdiv in the south of Bulgaria. There are about 1200 students in the High School grouped into 43 classes. The ages of the students vary from 12 to 19. The youngest students are in the 5th, 6th and 7th grade. From the 8th to 12th grade there are profile classes specialising in Mathematics, IT and English or German and professional classes in “System Programming” and “Computer graphics and design”. The High School participates in numerous projects connected with mobility of students and teachers abroad. It holds a VET mobility acreditation of Erasmus+ programme. It is famous for being the centre of national and international competions and Olympiads in Mathematics, Linguistics and IT. Recently, a modern STEM center has been established in the school.
The Institute for Technology Transfer and Innovations – ITTI (Bulgaria) is a HUB working towards the creation and the development of a national innovation infrastructure, the spreading of new knowledge, the stimulation of technological entrepreneurship, the transfer of knowledge and technologies and the market application of innovative products. The activities of the Institute serve as a mechanism for the development and financing of research, development and application of innovations. Critical focus in the work of the Institute is the development of cooperation between the business and the scientific community. ITTI has been established in December, 2013 in the city of Plovdiv, Bulgaria. ITTI is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, registered according to the Law for Judicial Entities with Non-profit Purposes.
Virtual Campus LDA (Portugal) – We are a software development, consulting and training company in the area of Technology Enhanced Learning. We aim to actively promote the development of the Knowledge Society, through the use of digital environments for Education and Training. Our target audience goes from children in school to adults, from students to vocational trainees, trainers and professionals in different sectors. We customize e-platforms, organize e-courses, design and develop multimedia contents, define learning strategies, promote virtual communities of practice, design and develop mobile apps, serious games and virtual environments for education and training. We have over 10 years experience in managing EU funded projects and we have established a large network with universities, public institutions, enterprises’ associations, non-profit organizations, among others, at national and European level.
Creative Thinking Development – CRETHIDEV (Greece) is a non profit company which focuses on research, as well as development of studies and action plans mainly in the fields of life-long learning, environmental protection, innovation, employment, local development, health, sports and culture.
Through the exchange of knowledge and expertise, research and training collaborative projects and cooperation with universities, companies, public authorities, and training centers, we seek to create a knowledge repository and facilitate the networking and cooperation efforts among authorities, organizations, business associations, on a local, regional, national, European, and international level.
Óbuda University (Hungary) is an active and recognized player on the higher education market, providing high standards and competitive services. Our diverse educational palette focuses on the fields of engineering, informatics, natural sciences, economics, and teacher training. The main emphasis of our University is on high quality educational programmes and talent management, which are based on strong theoretical fundamentals, practical workshops, own and international academic research results. Óbuda University with more than 13 000 students and 450 teachers is a prominent technical university in Hungary that provides practice-oriented education also including dual, cooperative and internship programs, higher-level vocational trainings. The university has excellent conditions for world-class research and education, a multi-cultural flair in labs and lecture halls. Óbudai Egyetem has extensive international cooperation network within 90 countries, with over 160 Erasmus+ partner HEIs and more than 100 corporate partners. It is the only higher-education institution that launches general technical higher-level vocational training in Hungary, where the last year specialization in mechanical engineering, electrotechnics and electronics, light industry, printing, environmental engineering-water management could be attained. The university has 6 faculties with 19 institutes, for expanding technical education regional education centers in Kisvárda and Salgótarján were also launched.
Plan International (Spain) is committed to making a lasting impact on the lives of the most vulnerable and excluded children while promoting greater equality for girls. We aim not only to improve the daily lives of girls but also to advance their position and value in society, whilst actively working with boys and young men to champion gender equality. We believe in advancing children’s rights in all contexts, including during conflict and emergencies, where girls are faced with additional dangers. Our programmes deliver lasting change against discriminatory norms, policies and laws. We listen to the voices of children in the community, especially girls whose views and needs are frequently overlooked, to ensure that our work is relevant and effective.
GRF (Malta) is an NGO that specialized in EU-funded projects with a pool of professional experts who write, manage and coordinate projects for GRF and others. Our work specialization focuses on: EU funding assistance in Project design concept; Project writing; Project management; Project financial management; Reports. Business Plans; Set up; Start up; Growth opportunities; Internationalization; Sustainable development research and reporting; Sustainable tourism development; Economic reports including SWAT analysis
CARDET (Cyprus) is one of the leading research and development centers in the Mediterranean region with global expertise in project design and implementation, capacity building, and e-learning. Is independently affiliated with universities and institutions from around the world, such as the Yale University, the University of Nicosia, and the International Council of Educational Media. CARDET has completed numerous projects relating to the development of capacity building and planning in education and VET, youth support, adult learning, literacies, digital tools, eLearning, educational technology, and social integration of marginalized groups. One of our core-strengths is our ability to carefully plan, implement, execute and evaluate projects in various contexts.
ISES – Istituto Europeo per lo Sviluppo Socio Economico (Italy) was founded in 2008 as non-profit organization to spread European culture in Italy and to get closer public agencies, businesses and the third sector to the EU institutions through the development of funded projects following their whole bureaucratic, administrative and managerial path in accordance with the rules laid down by the European Commission. In particular, ISES cooperates since 2009 with different associations for sports promotion to implement projects at regional and national level.
ISES has long experience in managing EU projects and managing communication and dissemination activities. It has been the responsible for the communication in all its projects developing the project communication strategy, tools and materials.