Monday, 26 October 2009

EU FP7 IP proposal submitted

In the past few months Colin Milligan, Allison Littlejohn and Anoush Margaryan of the Caledonian Academy have been collaborating as partners within a European Consortium led by the Open University of the Netherlands developing a proposal for a Large-Scale Integrated Project on Networked Innovation in Collaborative Environments.

The proposal was successfully submitted on October 27, 2009, under the 5th FP7 ICT-TEL call.

If funded, the project will last for 4 years, and will include an investigation, development, evaluation and deployment of a social and technical infrastructure
to enhance informal learning and networked innovation by professionals in the workplace. The Caledonian Academy team will lead a workpackage on the development of a Learning Framework as well as a set of charting tools to support collective learning in the process of open networked innovation.

Other partners in the consotrium include: Center for Social Innovation (Austria), Aalborg University (Denmark), RealityLab (Austria), Siemens (Germany), Audiovisual Technologies, Informatics and Telecommunications (Belgium), Logica (Netherlands), Politehnica University of Bucharest National Centre for Information Technology (Romania), and T6 ECO (Italy).

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