PROTECT is a Tempus III Joint European Project within the eligible period from September 01, 2007 - February 28, 2010. Joint European Projects aim to increase cooperation and network-building between actors in higher education in EU Member States and partner countries, and help the higher education sector propagate its knowledge outside academic institutions.
It will address the need of Ukrainian universities to improve their university business realtions via creating a university system for entrepreneurial activites support able to facilitate improvements in general climate for spin-off businesses creatoin, technology transfer, self-employment of students, staff members and graduates.
PROTECT unites six academic and four non-academic institutions from four countries for a period of two years.
The members of the consortium are seven Ukrainian partners, one Russian partner, and two European partners from Germany and Spain.
Saarland University has long lasting experience within the TEMPUS programme.
The project PROMETHEUS which was coordinated by Saarland University belongs to the success stories of the TEMPUS programme. This project helped Moldovan universities to develop entrepreneurial activities and to strengthen their capacity to engage in technology transfer activities.
This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.
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