“George Emil Palade” University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology of Târgu Mureș
“George Emil Palade” University of Medicine, Pharmacy, Sciences and Technology of Târgu Mureș (UMFST) was created in September 2018 as a result of the merger of two Romanian prestigious universities in Târgu Mureș, namely University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Târgu Mureș and „Petru Maior” University of Târgu Mureș.
At present UMFST brings together the competences of the two universities that fused, being a public multicultural institution of higher education and research. It is composed of six faculties: The Faculty of Medicine, The Faculty of Dentistry, The Faculty of Pharmacy, The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, The Faculty of Sciences and Letters, and The Faculty of Economics and Law in which graduates of study programs can benefit from different levels of academic degrees: bachelor, master’s, doctoral.
In its current structure, the UMFST has more than 10 000 students and 739 teachers. International cooperation with over 100 universities from different countries had a substantial contribution to the development of scientific research.
The university is the main provider of highly qualified human resources in Mures county. UMFST has direct links with industry through the “U2B – UNIVERSITY TO BUSINESS” department which promotes the relationship between students and the economic environment, and through the Continuing Professional Training Department which offers industry short-term training courses under market conditions. These structures have proven to be important factors for the development and continuous training of industry specialists.
The link with industry is also ensured by permanent contact with the local Chamber of Commerce and Industry, with businesses in the area, as well as with other institutions interested in staff updating and retraining.
Innogestiona Ambiental is an environmental engineering company, specialised in the sustainable implementation of projects and initiatives. Our work focuses on the environmental, energy and sustainable mobility sectors, with a strong commitment to health, equity, participation and cultural heritage.
We create value with a high degree of qualification and specialisation in the different areas in which we work, with an integrated offer of products and services of high added value, such as socio-economic and environmental impact studies, sustainable mobility plans or plans for compliance with environmental regulations for renewable energy plants in their construction and operation phase.
Our multidisciplinary team is made up of professionals in industrial engineering, telecommunications and digital technologies, chemistry, biology, sociology, law, project management,… with more than 20 years of experience working with public institutions, companies and non-profit organisations.
PCX Computers & Information Systems Ltd is a Cypriot SME, with high expertise in applying innovative technology solutions in education. It was established in 1998 in the beginning of educational reformation due to Technology and World Wide Web development.
As an ICT consulting company, PCX has the capacity and the knowledge to promote the benefits of the application of ICT solutions and the adoption of digital solutions at enterprise and educational level.
Its core business is focused on 3 main lines of expertise: 1) Consulting & Advising: Highly specialized services to support SMEs development; 2) Education & Training: Innovative training methods and tools, training materials and contents’ production on different areas of business development; 3) Specialised software development and web designing and development.
Fenice Foundation is home to a Training Agency, Certified by Regione Veneto, for Continuing Education, born by the joint will of civil society and Zip Consortium (1600 companies) with the aim to value one of the last green areas within the Padua territory.
Fenice manages a specialized didactic park for renewable energy representing an embryonic example of a smart city in a very peculiar peri-urban environment, between the center of the town and the 1600 firms in the Industrial District: Terranegra island. The park seeks to empower sustainable and responsible behaviours among entrepreneurs of the surrounding industrial area, local public administrators, educational institutions, associations and private citizens.
Within the Energy park, Fenice has structure called “Digital Campus”, in collaboration with the University of Padua, the Chamber of Commerce and the Municipality. The Digital Campus offers specific training on digital skills (basic and advanced) to schools, undergraduate students, companies and citizens.
Managing the park from 2005, Fondazione Fenice Onlus main endeavour is to bring together landscape environmental tutelage and research for new technologies that will act on environmental emergencies and on future development scenarios.
In 2020, Fenice Foundation has created a social Enterprise called Digital Green Jobs which manages a Digital Academy that offers certified courses on digital finance issues with the patronage of Eurocrowd and Cryptovalues.
Fenice’s main activities can be divided in 4 areas:
- Education: more than 15.000 students each year, from different grades and courses are visiting the Green Energy Park and attending didactical paths or alternating between work and study with regards to environment, connection between Green and Digital Economy with courses on robotics, drones, programming with Arduino and others
- Research: Fondazione is developing research projects funded by European Programs, such as: – Project “A+ House” (Home building automation and sustainable architecture) – Project “Vehicle to Home” (Innovative software for Smart mobility and bio-housing) – Project “Cicli Solari” (Smart mobility and renewable energy)
- Business services: Fenice organizes special consultancy activities for companies in the area aiming to offer the best solutions for business development, using the most suitable financing tools for every kind of firm: European and Regional Financing Funds, Industry 4.0 and Crowdfunding 4.
- Technical training: Fenice creates also training courses for professionals and industries, mainly focused on promoting Digital Skills and Green Economy, advanced technical skills such as: – App developer course – KNX Certification course (Software ETS Home Building Automation) – BIM Manager course – Crowdfunding “platform manager” certification course; Pyrogasification certified course; Renewable Energy sources certified course; Photovoltaic RES certified course and many others. Fenice has strategic agreements with multinational companies and every year trains professional installers for ABB, Samsung, Toshiba, Baxi and MC.
Acta Foundation is a Bulgarian non-governmental organization acting in public interest. The name of Acta Foundation was inspired by the Latin “acta non verba” literally meaning “actions not words” which is the philosophy that united a group of experts with rich and complementary academic background and hands-on business experience behind the Acta foundation. Our mission is to facilitate the development of active civil society through initiatives aimed at transforming education, business and leaders towards a more sustainable, smart and inclusive world.
Driven by its mission, Acta foundation’s core activities are focused on: (1) development and promotion of modern, innovative and flexible education and training; (2) design and implementation of joint high-impact mentoring and internship programmes and (3) facilitating the cooperation within the knowledge triangle on local, national and international level.