EUROBIOTECH – Biotechnology (2007-2009)

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Project title: European Biotechnology

Coordinating institution: Università degli Studi di Perugia

Dates: 1 October 2007 – 31 March 2009

Participant countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, UK, US

Subject area(s): Biotechnology

Project objectives: The project intended to pursue the objective of Lisbon declaration by developing Biotechnology sector at European level. Its aims were to develop a formation more pertinent to the modern needs of enterprises, to avoid academic constrains by favouring international courses capable to attract students from outside Europe. On the other hand it was expected to increase employability of young graduates and contribute towards an implementation of life long training through distance learning. The project also intended to develop new curricula at international level using the model already realised and implementing the existing courses – the  Tuning methodology.

Project website: http://www.eurobiotechproject.net/home.htm

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Outcomes in terms of documents and publications:

 book_whiteA booklet on Tuning methodology applied to Biotechnology courses

[also available here]

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To find out more about how this project used the Tuning methodology, check the Tuning Research section of the website or contact us directly.

Maria

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