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Wittenborg Hosts First Fully In-Person Event Since Pandemic Began

On Thursday, 29th April, 2021, Wittenborg hosted its very first in-person event since the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. The event “Living-Labs”, user-centered co-creation session, was organised on behalf of Wittenborg’s Erasmus+ project INFURI. The aim of the session is to spread innovative and sustainable circular business models in the furniture industry contributing to enhance its competitiveness.

Wittenborg Launches First Living Labs Session for its Erasmus INFURI Project

Wittenborg’s 2nd Erasmus+ Project “INnovation in the FURniture Industry in the Era of Circular Economy (INFURI)” is in full swing. As part of the project activities, Wittenborg will be hosting two upcoming Living Labs sessions with external stakeholders in the coming weeks. One session will be with furniture manufacturing SMEs and the other with furniture end users. The INFURI project was officially launched in February this year (Read the article here) and involves 6 other European countries. The aim of the project is to spread innovative and sustainable circular business models in the furniture industry with the focus on SMEs.

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3 Key Takeaways from Erasmus+ IQAinAR Transnational Peer-Learning Seminar

From 10 -11 March, Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences hosted its first Transnational Peer-Learning Seminar for its ongoing Erasmus+ IQAinAR project. The IQAinAR (Internal Quality Assurance in Azerbaijan and Russia) Project was officially launched on 16 February and involves representatives from five partner countries.

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Wittenborg Receives Erasmus Charter for Higher Education 2021-2027 Quality Certificate

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences is proud to be awarded the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education (ECHE) quality certificate for the period 2021-2027. The ECHE provides the “general quality framework for European and international cooperation activities a higher education institution may carry out within Erasmus+”. This award is a pre-requisite for all higher education institutions located in a programme country to participate in learning mobility of individuals and/or cooperation for innovation and good practices under Erasmus+.

New Project Logo to Grace Erasmus+ Eco-Systems Open Science Schooling Project

After some stiff competition during the Schools Empowerment Event of Erasmus+ Eco-Systems Open Science Schooling Project (OSS), the Romanian team came out tops, beating teams of students from other partner schools. The logo, with its visually and aesthetically pleasing elements, represents an embodiment of the project theme and aims and will grace the project throughout its 2-year stint.

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Wittenborg's 3rd-Approved Erasmus+ Project Launched

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences has been accorded the privilege of being the grant holder of its 3rd approved Erasmus+ project by the European Commission. The project, which is known as IQAinAR (Internal Quality Assurance in Azerbaijan and Russia), seeks to support enhancement and development of the internal quality assurance of Higher Educational Institutions (HEIs) of the partner countries with EU quality standards as the benchmark, as well as strengthening the HEIs' local, regional and national policies and strategies implementation.

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Wittenborg Launches its 2nd Erasmus+ Project "Innovation in the FURniture Industry in the Era of Circular Economy"

Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences launched yet another European Commission approved Erasmus+ Project called “INnovation in the FURniture Industry in the Era of Circular Economy”. This 30-month project, known as INFURI, which received an EU grant of more than EUR 350,000, started in December 2020 and is expected to be completed by May 2023. This is the second Erasmus+ project in which Wittenborg is taking the leading role since the beginning of this academic year.