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E3M workpackages distribution

Lead partner
Workpackage

Spain
WP1: Project Management

Slovenia
WP2: Quality and evaluation plan

Austria
WP3: Dissemination

Portugal
WP4: Exploitation

Spain
WP5: Survey methodology definition and pretesting

Spain
WP6: Survey implementation and testing

Finland
WP7: Data analysis and validation of indicators

Italy
WP8: Study visits and best practices identification

Spain
WP9: Development of web based tools

Ireland
WP10: International conference management

WORKPACKAGE 1

Project Management

WP1This workpackage is intended as planning, monitoring and control all aspects of the project and the motivation of all those involved in it in order to achieve the project objectives on time and to the specific cost, quality and performance.

 

  • Task 1.1 Progress report
  • Task 1.2 Workpackage progress report
  • Task 1.3 General workplan
  • Task 1.4 Workpackage workplan
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WORKPACKAGE 2

Quality and Evaluation Plan

WP2The Quality and Evaluation Plan within the project has the objective of establishing an internal operational framework, which will allow maximum flexibility while maintaining a clear distinction of roles and responsibilities of all partners involved. These two requirements, flexibility and clear distinction of roles, constitute in effect the quality function of the project, linked with the project management activities.

  • Task 2.1 Quality and evaluation plan
  • Task 2.2 Follow up reports of the quality and evaluation plan
  • Task 2.3 Quality review
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WORKPACKAGE 3

Dissemination

WP3The Dissemination Plan of this project is mainly designed to fit the needs of the stakeholders.

 

 

 

  • Task 3.1 Dissemination plan
  • Task 3.2 Follow up report of the dissemination plan
  • Task 3.3 Policy seminar on Continuing Education
  • Task 3.4 Policy seminar on Technology Transfer and Innovation
  • Task 3.5 Policy seminar on Social Engagement
  • Task 3.6 Videos to disseminate the project
  • Task 3.7 Global web for European Third Mission providers
  • Task 3.8 Follow up blog
  • Task 3.9 Papers
  • Task 3.10 Newsletters
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WORKPACKAGE 4

Exploitation

WP4The aim of this workpackage is to facilitate end users’ adoption and the application of the project outputs and to use the results for policy development.

 

 

  • Task 4.1 Exploitation plan
  • Task 4.2 Agreements for exploiting results
  • Task 4.3 Report
  • Task 4.4 Support material for using the project outputs
  • Task 4.5 Green paper for European Third Mission providers
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WORKPACKAGE 5

Survey Methodology Definition and Pretesting

WP5This workpackage aims to identify the most relevant issues of the survey methodology, to increase the level of knowledge about the needs and constraints of the 3 dimensions of third mission and to design a methodology that is able to achieve a high response rate.

 

  • Task 5.1 State of the art of the methodologies for ranking higher education   activities
  • Task 5.2 Needs and constraints analysis of the three dimensions of Third Mission activities
  • Task 5.3 Indicators for Third Mission activities
  • Task 5.4 Survey methodology for Third Mission ranking
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WORKPACKAGE 6

Survey implementation and Testing

WP6The objective of workpackage 6 is to test and validate the methodology developed in the previous workpackage, to gather survey data from European Third Mission providers in the three dimensions and to encourage end users to enter data on the web platform.

  • Task 6.1 Survey implementation plan
  • Task 6.2 Electronic questionnaire for web platform
  • Task 6.3 Conclusions of the survey methodology
  • Task 6.4 Database of European Third Mission providers
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WORKPACKAGE 7

Data Analysis and Validation of Indicators

WP7With the Data Analysis and Validation of Indicators is intended to analyse the data obtained in workpackage 6 and to validate the indicators and methodology created.

 

 

  • Task 7.1 Data analysis plan
  • Task 7.2 Validation report of the indicators
  • Task 7.3 Validation report of the methodology
  • Task 7.4 Report on the three best scored institutions
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WORKPACKAGE 8

Study Visits and Best Practices Identification

WP8Workpackage 8 is involved with the validation of the results obtained in the WP7 and it will also try to reach a consensus about the results obtained by this methodology. Moreover, it will promote the exchange of best practices among the different Third Mission providers.

 

  • Task 8.1 Study visits plan
  • Task 8.2 Best practices on Continuing Education provision
  • Task 8.3 Best practices on Technology Transfer & Innovation management
  • Task 8.4 Best practices on Social Engagement
  • Task 8.5 Methodology for ranking Third Mission activities
  • Task 8.6 Study visit 1
  • Task 8.7 Study visit 2
  • Task 8.8 Study visit 3
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WORKPACKAGE 9

Development of Web Based Tools

WP9The development of this workpackage will be focused on the creation of a state of the art web tool for benchmarking third mission providers. Furthermore, it will facilitate the exchange of best practices among third mission providers across Europe and will provide them with a collaborative working tool.

  • Task 9.1 Web tools development plan
  • Task 9.2 Needs analysis of the web tools
  • Task 9.3 First beta test
  • Task 9.4 Final version of the web tools
  • Task 9.5 Web tools maintenance plan
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WORKPACKAGE 10

International Conference Management

WP10This workpackage will be devoted to arrange and manage a European conference on Third Mission activities, to exchange best practices among Third Mission providers and to enhance the awareness of Third Mission provision.

 

  • Task 10.1 International conference workplan
  • Task 10.2 Dissemination material for the conference
  • Task 10.3 International conference about Third Mission activities
  • Task 10.4 Minutes of the conference
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