2-3 October : Meeting for the sustainability of project's results
Place : Tunisia
Objective : The objective is to ensure the sustainability of good practices experienced during the project in Tunisian universities with the help of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and the Presidents of the Tunisian partner universities.
19-22 September 2016 : Financial audit of the project
Place : Rennes
Description : Implementation of a financial audit by an independent auditing company
31 May & 1st June 2016 : Final Seminar - dissemination of results and good practices
Place : Morocco
Decsription : The workgroups will present the project results and good practices. The Moroccan universities are invited to this event in order to disseminate good practices. After the seminar, presentations and good practices will be published on our website.
24-26 February 2016 : Competition for the best innovative projects in health biotechnologies
Place : Sfax
Description: A competitive seminar on the best innovative projetcts in health biotechnologies will take place at Sfax from 24 until 26 February 2016 with support of the Tunisian Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. 7 prizes will be awarded by the jurys to the projects with the best valorisation potentials.
25-27 November 2015: Coordination Meeting
Place: Agrocampus Ouest
Description: The managers of Sfax University, ADRIC and Agrocampus Ouest met to prepare a financial report and to update the communication and project activities. In parallel, as impact to this project, they discussed about a new Erasmus + project involving Tunisian and Moroccan university and industrial partners.
13 & 14 November 2015: 3rd year review of the project
Objective: analyse and present to university and industrial representatives the results produced since the beginning of the project (Offices of Corporate Partnerships, matchmaking platform, professions datatbase, internships, relations university-enterprises, ...)
9 November 2015: Dissemination of project results to Ms Flora Dubosc, expert at the European Commission
Place: Sfax University
Event: Meeting with Ms Flora Dubosc from Budapest, expert at the European Commission for higher education cooperation projects.
The project team presented the results and especially the retraining pilot programme for unemployed PhD graduates in life sciences and the programme for the revision of doctoral studies (WP4). Ms Elhem Kssia, PhD graduate and participant of the retraining pilot programme explained her experience and underligned the positive input of the retraining programme in the setting up of her company.
10 October 2015: Coordination Meeting at ISBM Monastir
- review of activities carried out in each university
- finishing of professions database and the research expertise database of universities
- development of a matchmaking platform between enterprises and research
6 June 2015: review meeting by the working groups at ISBM Monastir and work on:
- the development of a matchmaking platform between research and enterprises: database of research units, expertise and equipment of universities & database of companies and of their respective fields of action
- the professions database in cooperation with companies
- the sustainability of Offices of Corporate Partnerships
18-19 March 2015: Tunisian coordination meeting at Hammamet. All university coordinators and WP referents met to assess the results acquired in 2013 and 2014 and to plan the activities to implement in 2015.
The table of 2014 activities and the 2015 work plan are to be found on the collaborative platform.
17 January 2015: Meeting between PhD graduates of the retraining programme and sponsoring organisations
Details of career projects on the collaborative platform
8 January 2015: Dissemination of PUESTV Tempus project to universities in Brittany in France (Rennes, Brest, Lorient - France) at the information meeting on "Erasmus +: focus on cooperation projects in higher education"
Presentation of the project and exchange of good practices
December 2014 : Cooperation agreement between the Science Faculty of Bizerte and the company Novarino
21-22 November 2014 : Conference on products made from industrial biotechnology processes and their applications - at Sfax, Tunisia.
19 November 2014 : career fair at ISBM - Monastir University
Main goal: develop career prospects of students in life sciences and technologies
Poster of the career fair
12 November 2014 : dissemination event at ISBM - Monastir University - transfer of research results
November 2014 : Cooperation agreement between the Science Faculty of Bizerte and the company Huilord
October 2014 : Scientific disseminarion at the GIZ seminar - Testimonies of 2 PhDs of the Tempus requalification programme. They presented their new career plans at a seminar organized by the German cooperation Agency (GIZ
2 September 2014 : Partnership between Jendouba University - Beja Higher Institute of Biotechnology - and the traditional dairy company "Fromagerie Artisanale de Béja - Sarl". Aim: develop joint activities within the office of corporate partnerships
8-12 September 2014 : Coordination meeting at INAT, Tunis. Participants: coordinators of the Tunisian Tempus universities and of Agrocampus Ouest (France)
29 September 2014 : Partnership between Jendouba University - Beja Higher Institute of Biotechnology - and the dairy company "Société Fromage de Béja". Aim: develop joint activities within the office of corporate partnerships
2 July 2014 : Dissemination event in Sfax, Tunisia - PhDs of the retraining programme presented experts and representatives of the business network "Entreprendre" their work and career projects.
11 July 2014 : Extension of the grant's project period of 1 year. A contract amendment was signed with the European Commission. The Tempus project is extended for 1 year to enable the full implementation of the project's objectives. Activities will end on 14 October 2016.
June 2014 : Partnership between Gabes University and the Confederation of Tunisian Citizen Enterprises - Conect - regional office of Medenine - Aim: develop joint activities within the office of corporate partnerships
16 June 2014 : Partnership between Monastir University - Monastir Higher Institute of Biotechnology - and the Confederation of Tunisian Citizen Enterprises - Conect - regional office of Monastir - Aim: develop joint activities within the office of corporate partnerships
27 May 2014 : Meeting at ISBB (University of Jendouba) to strengthen the university-enterprise partnership and plan sustainable activities for the local office of corporate partnerships.
7 May 2014: Sfax University and the Conferation of Tunisian Citizen Entreprises - CONECT(Regional office of Sfax) signed a cooperation agreement to develop common activities and plan sustainable activities for the local office of corporate partnerships.
10-13 March 2014: Intensive training at Sfax University on entrepreneurship «Learn transferable skills related to business and management, create your own business opportunity and develop a tailor-made business plan step by step » by Dr Annick Verween and Dr Benedikt Sas of Ghent University, Belgium.
18 February 2014: Meeting between the students and industry executives of Gabes (Science Faculty of Gabes, Tunisia)
January 28-30th, 2014 : Assessment of the activities carried out during the first year of the project - progress report, problems encountered and planning of the upcoming activities
11 January 2014 : 1st transversal training for PhDs of the retraining programme at Sfax University
16-20 December 2013 : Training seminar - Entrepreneurship - for the PhDs and PhD students & work meeting with the teachers (Sfax University, Tunisia)
12 December 2013 : Job Day at the Science Faculty of Bizerte (University of Carthage, Tunisia)
4 December 2013 : Seminar on entrepreneurship with IRA's business incubator (IRA = Arid Regions Institute) of Medenine (Gabes University, Tunisia)
21-22 November 2013 : Participation at the enterprise show of the international fair in Sfax (Tunisia):
- stand to present the project
- meeting with industries
21 November 2013 : Awareness-raising seminar on transfer of scientific knowledge and technologies with IRA's business incubator (IRA = Arid Regions Institute)
23-26 September 2013 : Seminar Industrials & Workshop on PhD studies (Tunisia)
11 September 2013 : Meeting - workgroup "Retraining PhDs in coherence with the labour market" (Sfax University, Tunisia)
2-7 September 2013 : Training seminar – workgroup "Retraining PhDs in coherence with the labour market" (Ghent University, Belgium - University santiago de Compostella, Spain)
1st August 2013: Meeting – workgroup "Valorising Research Results" (Office of technology transfer BUTT at Sfax University, Tunisia)
30 July 2013 : Training workshop - Office of corporate partnerships (BPP) (University of Manouba, Tunisia)
23 July 2013 : Meeting – workgroup "Retraining PhDs in coherence with the labour market" (at Sfax University, Conect, Tunisia)
17 July 2013 : Monitoring of the European Commission (University of Monastir, Tunisia)
8-10 July 2013 : Presentation of the project activities at the university exhibition at the fait in Sfax (Tunisia)
3 July 2013 : Meeting – workgroup "Valorising Research Results" (Office of technology transfer BUTT at Sfax University, Tunisia)
12-13 June 2013 : Meeting of the workgroups (Tunisia)
Report and results of the first semester
4-7 June 2013 : Training seminar – workgroup "Providing Support to Enterprises" (at University Santiago de Compostella, Spain)
3-7 June 2013 : Training seminar – workgroup "Retraining PhDs in coherence with the labour market" (at AGROCAMPUS OUEST, France & Pisa University, Italy)
June 2013 : Communication on the project in a radio broadcast (Sfax, Tunisia
31 May 2013 : Meeting – workgroup "Retraining PhDs in coherence with the labour market" (at Sfax, Tunisia)
18 May 2013 : Meeting – workgroup "Retraining PhDs in coherence with the labour market" (at Sfax, Tunisia)
13-17 May 2013 : Training seminar – workgroup "Valorising Research Results" (at Ghent University, Belgium)
13-17 May 2013 : Training seminar – workgroups "Developing a network of Partner Enterprises" and "Developing Job-oriented studies" (at AGROCAMPUS OUEST, France)
2 May 2013 : Meeting – workgroup "Retraining PhDs in coherence with the labour market" (at Sfax, Tunisia)
30 April 2013 : Dissemination seminar on the Tempus project’s activities (at Sfax, Tunisia)
22 April 2013 : Coordination meeting – representatives of the workgroups: "Developing a Network of Partner Enterprises", "Providing Support to Enterprises", "Valorising Research Results", "Developing Job-oriented Studies" (at Monastir, Tunisia)
- Analysis of the survey results
- Report on supports to companies
- Report on the research results transferable to the industry of life sciences and technologies in each partner university
- Report on the different study programmes (biology and agricultural studies)
- Preparation of the missions to Rennes, Ghent and Lugo
11 April 2013 : Introduction meeting – workgroup "Retraining PhDs in coherence with the labour market" (at Sfax, Tunisia)
12 March 2013 : Meeting of the Tunisian Coordinators (at Monastir, Tunisia)
- Analysis of the project’s results and planning of activities
- Update on administrative and financial managemen
25 February – 3 March 2013 : Conferences on entrepreneurship at Tunis and Sfax (Tunisia)
Target group : Masters and PhD students
18–23 February 2013 : Testing the enterprise survey
3-9 February 2013 : Training seminar – Tunisian Coordinators (at AGROCAMPUS OUEST, France)
- Implementation of each activity
- Work on the different structures to create in the Tunisian universities
- Presentation and work on each of the activities: internships in companies, continuing education, doctoral school and PhD, how to develop a professional and industrial network, tools to follow up and accompany the students in their career after graduation, educational cooperation possibilities with companies, production of the survey for companies, method for literature search for students and PhD students…
29 January 2013 : Scientific Days at INAT (INAT, Tunisia)
Scientific exchange day between INAT research teams and the profesionnal partners
5 January 2013 : Meeting of the Tunisian Coordinators (at ISBM Monastir, Tunisia)
- Identification and organisation of the inter-university workgroups
- Validation of the equipment needed for the project
- Preparation of the mission Training seminar – Tunisian Coordinators (at AGROCAMPUS OUEST, France)
10-14 December 2012 : Kick-off seminar (at Sfax University, Tunisia)
- Project presentation
- Presentation of the partner universities and of the other consortium members
- Situation in Tunisia on the activities targeted by the project and planning of the activities to implement
- Organisation of the financial and administrative aspects of the project
- Setting-up of the internal and external communication of the project