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Project aims to develop iDEA Lab as a physical and virtual environment for generating, developing and commercializing innovative students’ ideas through relevant trainings, mentoring and technology put at their disposal. Following the entrepreneurial route (start-ups) or in collaboration with companies (open innovation), it will foster the collaboration between universities and enterprises, advance employment potential of graduates from WBC and enhance the companies’ innovativeness.

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10.11.2016

Project iDEAlab was promoted at the official opening of the MAIN master course “Engineering Innovation”

On 3rd of November, 2016. official launching of the Master program “Engineering Innovation” have been organized, within the TEMPUS project MAIN, at Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad.

10.11.2016

iDEAlab Novi Sad on Falling Walls Belgrade

iDEAlab and the University of Novi Sad presented their idea on novel noninvasive automatic diagnostic solution for spine disorders such as scoliosis. The novelty of it is that it’s implemented using commodity devices, thus limiting its overall cost, but still achieving sufficient precision to be used for detecting asymmetry due to scoliosis. With this idea we won second place between 17 ideas presented.

17.10.2016

1st REGIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND OPEN INNOVATION IN UNIVERSITY- INDUSTRY COLLABORATION (iDEAlab-2016) HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD

In the frame of the iDEAlab project the 1st Regional Conference on Entrepreneurship and Open Innovation in University-Industry Collaboration –iDEAlab 2016, was organized at the University of Novi Sad from 21st to 23rd of September 2016. iDEAlab conference was organized in collaboration with the biannual MCP-CE 2016 conference (International Conference on Mass Customization and Personalization in Central Europe).

11.10.2016

Workshop on Sustainability “Bringing the iDEAlab to Successful Future “ at University of Novi Sad

Workshop on Sustainability “Bringing the iDEAlab to Successful Future “ at University of Novi Sad Workshop on Sustainability of iDEAlab took place at the University of Novi Sad from September 19th to 20th , 2016. Representatives from partner institutions were hosted by the University of Novi Sad. Along with the first day workshop about the sustainability, project management meeting brought together members of project management team to review work progress, assess financial flow and agree on further actions.

11.10.2016

ERASMUS + project IF4TM promoted at a meeting of the TEMPUS project iDEAlab

MSc Sanja Kojić presentation gave a brief overview of ERASMUS+ IF4TM project, main vision of Partner participation and Implementation in that project as well as possible ways of collaboration with iDEAlab project, bearing in mind that development of creativity is connection point between these two projects.

04.10.2016

iDEAlab regional network presented at XXI Miločer Development Forum in Montenegro

XXI Miločer Development Forum (Miločerski razvojni forum) was held from September 12th to September 14th 2016 in Montenegrin city Cetinje. Forum is organized in collaboration between UDG Centre for climate change, natural resources and energy, Baltic management development association and Network of economist and managers from Montenegro.

25.07.2016

iDEAlab extension of project eligibility period

University of Novi Sad, as a Grant Holder of the Tempus project project “Fostering students’ entrepreneurship and open innovation in university-industry collaboration (iDEALab)” 544373-TEMPUS-1-2013-1-RS-TeMPUS-JPHES (eligibility period December 1, 2013 – November 30, 2016) and on behalf of all consortium members has sent a request for the extension of project eligibility period for additional 6 months, until May 30, 2017, in order to successfully and in high quality accomplish all project activities planned in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.

25.07.2016

SUM-UP OF FIELD VISIT TO BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA AND MONTENEGRO

From 27-30 June WUS Austria (Michaela Handke, Marc Schärzli), together with the project coordinator (Vladimir Todorovic, Danijela Ciric) travelled to Bosnia and Herzegovina and to Montenegro to visit the iDEAlabs of the following institutions: University Banja Luka, University of Zenica and University of Montenegro within the frame of the WP for quality monitoring.

06.07.2016

University College Nikola Subic Zrinski, Zagreb organized Mentoring sessions for students’ ideas at the University of Banja Luka and the University of Zenica

As part of the Tempus project "Fostering students’’ entrepreneurship and open innovation and university-industry collaboration - IDEA LAB"

04.07.2016

Collaboration with companies - result 1: workshops

iDEAlab started collaborating with other companies, so Dexter’s IT Laboratory held two workshops, for children and students.

21.06.2016

IDEALAB TENANTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD ATTENDED THEIR FIFTH TRAINING “Team work”

The fifth workshop at iDEAlab in Novi Sad was “Team work”.

16.06.2016

IDEALAB TENANTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD ATTENDED THEIR FOURTH TRAINING “Creating a business model”

Students at iDEAlab in Novi Sad had their fourth workshop about creating a business model.

15.06.2016

IDEALAB TENANTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD ATTENDED THEIR THIRD TRAINING “Thinking as an entrepreneur”

iDEAlab tenants at the University of Novi Sad attended their third training "Thinking as an entrepreneur” organized within iDEAlab pre-incubation program on June 13, 2016 in iDEAlab.

10.06.2016

IDEALAB TENANTS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD ATTENDED THEIR SECOND TRAINING “LIFECYCLE OF COMPANIES”

iDEAlab tenants at the University of Novi Sad attended their second training “Lifecycle of companies” organized within iDEAlab pre-incubation program on June 6, 2016 in iDEAlab.

10.06.2016

Realization of LLL course “Managing creativity” in cooperation between TEMPUS project MAIN and iDEALAB

On June 8th and 9th 2016, two six hour long courses were held in iDEAlab as a part of WP1, activity 1.4 within the project “Mastering innovation in Serbia through development and implementation of interdisciplinary post-graduate curricula in innovation management (MAIN)” on the topic of managing creativity inside companies.

31.05.2016

Future iDEAlab tenants at the University of Novi Sad attended their first training “Designing and delivering oral presentations: Tips & Tricks for idea pitching”

After the Startup Weekend Event (13 to 15 May, 2016), organized by Business Incubator and iDEAlab project, selection of the best teams and presented ideas that have the potential to further development were carried out. Selected teams qualified themselves for pre-incubation program organized within the iDEAlab.

30.05.2016

European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management (ESTIEM) in collaboration with iDEAlab organized special workshop as a part of a six-day event entitled "Brain trainer - Critical thinking"

As a part of a six-day event entitled "Brain trainer - Critical thinking", organized by ESTIEM the organisation for European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management, a special workshop was organized in Novi Sad’s iDEAlab. The workshop was realized on May 21st, 2016., and it was attended by 14 students - local and guest students from Germany, Greece, Denmark and Turkey.

27.05.2016

Opening ceremony of the laboratories in Zenica - iDEAlab and Laboratory of environmental monitoring

On 9 May 2016, a solemn ceremony was held in the premises of the Faculty of mechanical engineering of the University of Zenica, when iDEAlab (generated from TEMPUS Project iDEAlab, which is coordinated by the University of Novi Sad, Serbia) and the Laboratory of environmental monitoring – LOM (generated from TEMPUS Project RESI, which is coordinated by the University of Hohenheim, Germany) were officially opened.

23.05.2016

iDEAlab at UNS Science and Education Festival

On May 7th and 8th 2016. a science and education festival was held at the University of Novi Sad central campus. In this event around 60 workshops from various scientific fields were held by the University faculties and research institutes.

23.05.2016

iDEAlab at Students’ professional training fair at Faculty of Sciences, University of Novi Sad

Faculty of Sciences, as a part of University of Novi Sad, is an educational and scientific institution providing teaching and scientific research in the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, mathematics, informatics, geography, tourism and environmental protection at five departments. Students from this Faculty organized one-day event about professional training and networking with companies, where students had an opportunity to get familiar with various ways to improve their career path, and also to meet companies from this region, especially from the IT sector.

23.05.2016

IDEALAB AT SUBOTICA TECH-COLLEGE OF APPLIED SCINECES – OFFICIALY OPEN

iDEAlab - creative laboratory for fostering and development of entrepreneurial and innovative students’ ideas at the Subotica – Tech College of Applied Science was officially opened on Tuesday, 16th of May 2016, in the presence of guests from local companies and media.

16.05.2016

The VI Stock of entrepreneurial IDEAS at UDG

We are glad to inform you that on The day of Europe, 9th of May, The VI Stock of entrepreneurial ideas was organized at UDG. Additionally, this international Stock was supported by our project iDEAlab.

16.05.2016

4th Startup Weekend in Novi Sad

The 4th Startup Weekend in Novi Sad just finished and the best teams have had ideas about sports activities such as basketball and football, easier finding housing and new technologies in production of camera cranes.

15.05.2016

iDEAlab at 43th DaFED

iDEAlab is still involved in developing, organizing and supporting DaFED, which came to its 43th event.

09.05.2016

Development of Cantonal Environmental Action Plan of Zenica-Doboj Canton and iDEAlab

The first Workshop on Development of Cantonal Environmental Action Plan of Zenica-Doboj Canton (KEAP ZDK) was hel on Thursday, 31 March 2016 at Metallurgy Institute “Kemal Kapetanović“ of the University of Zenica, where the ministers of the Government of Zenica-Doboj Canton: Mr. Zvonimir Anđelić (Ministry of Economy), Mr. Fahrudin Brkić (Ministry of Spatial Planning, Transport and Communications and Environmental Protection) and Mr. Mensur Sinanović (Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport) were present.

09.05.2016

Dissemination Acitivities regarding projects RESI and iDEAlab at UDG and UNZE

In the course of the stay in Montenegro, Prof. Dr Darko Petković, EIC UNZE Director, met with Prof. Dr Veselin Vukotić, Rector of the University of Donja Gorica (UDG), and Prof. Dr Sanja Ivanović, Dean of the Faculty of Polytehnics of UDG. Since this University is the project partner in iDEAlab, Prof. Dr Petković presented a concept of network of iDEAlab centers, which have been already developed, or are in the phase of establishing, on the University of Zenica.

27.04.2016

Teaching Lessons in Practice – Visits to Companies: TISAL AND TAMEX

Students of the Faculty of mechanical engineering (MF) and Faculty of polytechnics of UNZE, within the teaching subjects in the field of production systems and technologies, had a practical teaching in the business systems of TISAL and TAMEX, which are placed in Busovača Municipality. Visit to TISAL Company gave the students an opportunity to see a modern production technologies for various chemical products, plastics and the importance of development of tool industy for development of new products. Not only an extensive explanations about different production visions and production concepts were offered to students, but also a new strategic visions of the company was presented.

26.04.2016

iDEAlab at Business Fair in Mostar

On 15 April 2016, representatives of EIC UNZE visited the Business Fair in Mostar, where more than 800 companies from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Western Balkan Countries, the EU and the world participated. During the Fair, the greatest attention was focused on companies working in the field of energy, ecology, wood processing and metal processing, to which iDEAlab Project was presented.

23.04.2016

iDEAlab at Fair of secondary schools

Representatives of the Faculty of mechanical engineering of UNZE (its teaching staff, administrative staff and students) participated in the 2nd Fair of High Schools in Tešanj Municipality, where were presented private and public universities, i.e. their faculties in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

23.04.2016

IDEALAB AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NOVI SAD – OFFICIAL OPENING

Creative laboratory for fostering and development of entrepreneurial and innovative students’ ideas – iDEAlab was officially open on Friday, 22 April 2016. iDEAlab is located in the heart of the University campus in the street Ilija Djuricic 3, in the building of the Students dormitory „Slobodan Bajić“.

30.12.2015

IDEALAB AT TECHNICAL COLLEGE OF APPLIED SCIENCES IN ZRENJANIN - OFFICIAL OPENING

The new laboratory, which will primarily serve for fostering and development of innovative and entrepreneurial student ideas - iDEAlab, was officially opened on 22 December 2015.

24.11.2015

Third Startup Weekend in Novi Sad

Startup Weekend is a global event that started in 2007 inUSAand until then it has spread all around the globe. The goal of these events is to only in 54 hours teams work on their ideas and make functional and real business model of them. For the third time Startup Weekend was held in Novi Sad. With 76 participants, there were 10 teams which were competing for the Winner title. Besides the participants, the event was visited by over 200 guests during three days the event lasted.


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