U-SIA Project

University to Society Innomediaries in Albania: Co-Production of Knowledge and Research that Matters
Project “University to Society Innomediaries in Albania: Co-Production of knowledge and research that matters” (U-SIA) aims at fostering effective and sustainable university to society collaboration in Albania with impact in the development and European integration process of the country. Specifically, the project intends to enhance the capacities of universities in Albania to co-produce knowledge and research with impact through establishment of a knowledge transfer and innovation brokerage unit. The project also seeks to develop and expand the knowledge base that is academically insightful and practically actionable in Albanian context through establishment of network of partners in the Quadruple Helix model (QH).
ACEEU's Role: Quality Assurance co-leader
ACEEU will support partners in the development and implementation of Quality Assurance strategy and actions. ACEEU will develop an evaluation approach that will include focus group, peer review, surveys and participatory observations of project teams. Continuous quality monitoring and evaluations will be used to set up a sustainability plan for the project and follow up activities to maintain the digital platform

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Nikolai Shmelev

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Project period
15 Jan 2021 to 14 Jan 2023
Funding body & program
European Universities, European Commission
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U-SIA Quality Assurance Plan Approved by the Steering Committee
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