January , 2017
Pilot testing seminars in Italy
In Italy, 23 participants attended the first day of activities on October 6, 2016, 8 of which are PhD graduates, 10 being PhD candidates, and 5 MΑ students.
The SCIENT learning path in Italy titled ‘Your research based business Idea – Our all Future’was launched with in-class sessions at Consorzio ARCA premises within the campus of the University of Palermo.The programme included 40 in-class hours, , with theoretical and practical sessions covered in October.
Following the in-class sessions study-visit tours were conducted at various companies in November.Participants visited 5 companies in Italy, and 4 participants attended internships in various companies in Portugal, Germany, Cyprus, and Malta.
The main aim of the pilot program was to capitalise and exploit the acquired soft and technical competences to ultimately encourage entrepreneurial thinking and living.3 sessions were held comprising a total of 20 hours, with the main topics of discussion being START CUP Sicilia, Creative Thinking, and You in Europe.