iTransfer's involvement in projects
The project Elevating Higher Education public policies: an empowering SPRIngboard – HESPRI is funded under the Horizon Europe programme, Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) – Staff Exchanges, call HORIZON-MSCA-2021-SE-01. The HESPRI project aims to outline some innovative strategies for strengthening higher education policies in the sense of increasing competitiveness, based on the two major forces that have marked the development of contemporary universities: the humanistic traditions of governance and the neo-liberal reforms of the last thirty years. The research responds to major challenges in the international academic space such as quality assessment in higher education, measurement systems of scientific performance at institutional and individual level, digital transformation.
Project implementation period: 2023 – 2026
Research & Innovation for Cities & Citizens (RI4C2) funded by the Horizon 2020 program, takes place between September 2021 and August 2024. The project was submitted by the European Campus for City-Universities (EC2U) and is coordinated by the University of Poitiers, France and implemented by the seven member universities of the EC2U, extending its activities to research and innovation. The RI4C2 project is based on several important recent initiatives supported or developed by the European Commission in the fields of the Knowledge square, composed of Education, Research, Innovation and Service to society: these components are also the core missions of the universities participating to this project.
Project implementation period: 2021 – 2024
Susținerea competitivității în cercetare-dezvoltare și inovare prin dezvoltarea capacității instituționale a Universității „Alexandru Ioan Cuza” din Iași-UAIC-INOV-IMP2 is funded by PNCD III. The beneficiary of the project is the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași. The general objective of the UAIC-INOV-IMP2 project is to support the Strategic Institutional Development Plan of the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași in order to increase the innovation capacity and institutional performance, competitiveness and impact of research by funding excellence. The project aims to increase the RDI capacity at the UAIC level by: (1) Consolidating the international recognition of the university for quality in research by facilitating the valorization and dissemination of research results through publication in Clarivate Analytics indexed journals; (2) Strengthening the RDI infrastructure/developing the University’s RDI capacity by acquiring new research infrastructures and by modernizing the existing infrastructure; (3) The improvement of researchers by organizing specialization courses and by carrying out mobilities in research institutions in the country and abroad.
Project implementation period: 2021 – 2024
Research As A Service – Iași (RaaS-IS) funded by the Competitiveness Operational Program 2014-2020, Priority Axis: 1. Research, technological development and innovation (RDI) in support of economic competitiveness and business development, Area of intervention – 058 Research infrastructures and innovation (public). The beneficiary of the project is the “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iasi. The aim of the project is to develop research and development and innovation by creating a cloud center and massive data infrastructure (RaaS-IS center) to provide resources and services for storage, processing and analysis of large data for the academic community, institutions research and research teams from organizations and companies in the area of Iasi and northeastern Moldova.
The “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University from Iași, as a beneficiary, carried out within the Competitiveness Operational Program (POC), Axis 1, Action 1.2.3, starting on 01.09.2016, with a completion date of 31.08.2021, the project with the title: Experimental development in public-private partnership for the creation of local cloud platforms with advanced data protection features, acronym PrivateSky, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.The objective of the project was the transfer of knowledge resulting from the research activity carried out within the Faculty of Computer Science, “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University of Iași (UAIC) to the IT industry. The new idea introduced by this project is realized through the use of an innovative Cloud architecture, the objective of the project being achieved through the development of the PrivateSky platform, in collaboration with 9 small and medium-sized companies from Iași and Bucharest, and this allowed the creation of 9 innovative industrial products. The PrivateSky platform is used by project partner companies for industrial research and experimental development of products and services. The PrivateSky project was the basis for the establishment and final accreditation of the iTransfer Technology Transfer Center (CTT-iT).