A Memorandum of Agreement has been signed by Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) and Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK) at a ceremony in Pori, Finland which was attended by leaders from both higher education institutions. The agreement commits both parties to greater collaboration in the areas of programme development, joint research initiatives and enterprise and innovation supports.
New publication: Investing in Success - Highlighting 15 successful projects.
Latest figures show that the European Commission is keeping its promises on research funding for Small- and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). SMEs will receive 15.3% (€2.4 billion) of the Cooperation Programme budget of €16.3 billion committed so far under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7). This surpasses the goal set by the European Parliament and European Council for FP7. €2.4 billion has already been allocated to almost 8.900 SMEs by 1 January 2012. SME funding under the Cooperation Programme is estimated to remain above 15% for the rest of the period of FP7, thereby meeting the commitment taken by the European Commission.
Europa Website Wednesday 8th February 2012
The 25th anniversary year of the Erasmus Programme was launched in Brussels with a Conference and Gala Dinner at which the Erasmus Student and Staff Ambassadors were presented with their awards.
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Europa Press Release 6th February 2012
Europe is becoming a preferred destination for international students for its quality education at competitive costs according to a news report in the Times of India.
Professor Margret Wintermantel started her tenure as President of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
The next call is expected to be launched the 1st February 2012 and the deadline for applications to be the 29th March 2012.
Cuireann sé áthas orm bheith anseo libh inniu agus táim thar a bheith buíoch daoibh as an chuireadh a thug sibh dom chun an honóir seo a ghlacadh.
With the presidential election less than a year away, President Obama focused his third State of the Union address Tuesday on the struggles of the nation's middle class, urging Congress to invest in worker retraining and make college more affordable for the average American family.
A year ago almost to the day, I had the pleasure to close the first ERAC mutual learning seminar organised under the new Europe 2020 strategy.
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