LISTO Project

LISTO is a three-year Erasmus+ capacity building project (Key Action 2) with a focus on university-industry relations, entrepreneurial skills in education and university strategies for innovation. Coordinated by the International Office of Uppsala University, the project brings together 3 universities from Europe and 7 from Latin America to facilitate an exchange of knowledge and good practice for teachers, students, innovation office staff and university management.

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Specific Objectives of LISTO

Based on the conversations and detailed needs analysis of the LA partner universities, the proposal has identified a number of specific objectives:

STRENGTHEN

Strengthen the way universities engage with businesses and the regional, national and international economy

INNOVATION

Foster the innovation capacities of the partner universities in a defined number of shared and strategic areas (e.g. biotechnology, health, ecology/bio-diversity, nano technology, information technology, internet of things)

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Facilitate an intercultural and state-of-art exchange of ideas and methods in teaching entrepreneurship and innovation to students, staff and teachers

SHARE

Share experiences and develop solutions for integrating entrepreneurship modules systematically into the curriculum (focus on new subjects)

STRATEGIES

Develop strategies for creating a university-wide awareness for innovation and entrepreneurship