MAECI – Grant Application Call for Youth Exchange Projects

Big Data Processing and Analysis (BigPro)

Duration: 2018-2019
Coordinator: University of Trento
Partners: German University in Cairo and Ain Shams University (Egypt); Université de Carthage and Université de Sfax (Tunisia); Agence Spatiale Algérienne; Université des Sciences; Technologies Houari Boumediene and Université de Batna (Algeria); Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech; Chouaib Doukkali University of El Jadida (Morocco).
Brief description: The project involved the mobility of 12 PhD students from North African countries. The mobilities were carried out in the ICT area with the aim of offering training opportunities for research and development of new technologies in the processing and analysis of big data within various contexts, including environmental and biomedical monitoring.
Departments involved: Department of Engineering and Information Sciences and the Doctoral School of Computer Science and Telecommunications

Moins de déchets plus d’opportunité: l’économie vert au service de MPME e Ouagadougou (EuropeAid – Switch Africa Green)

Less waste, more opportunities: the green economy at the service of MSME and Ouagadougou

Funding provided by: European Commission, EuropeAid
Period: 2018-2021
Coordinator: ACRA Foundation
Partners: University of Trento, City of Turin, Municipality of Milan, Fédération Nationale des Industries de l'Agroalimentaire et de transformation du Burkina Faso (FIAB), Mairie de Ouagadougou.
Brief description: This was an international cooperation project to help support Burkina Faso in promoting sustainable development, as well as encouraging the transition to an inclusive green economy capable of generating growth, employment and reducing poverty.
Department involved: Department of Civil Environmental Mechanical Engineering


Introducing Recent Electrical Engineering Developments into Undergraduate Curriculum - IREEDER

Erasmus + KA2 Capacity Building for Higher Education
Period: 2019-2022
Coordinator: Al-Hussein Bin Talal University (Jordan)
Partners: Mutah University, Tafila Technical University, Philadelphia University, Alisra for Education and Investment in Jordan, Instituto De Telecomunicacoes (Portugal), UCLAN Cyprus (Cyprus), Universidad De Vigo (Spain), University of Patras (Greece).

UniTrento is a partner in the project that is funded under the Erasmus + Key Action 2 Capacity Building for Higher Education program and focuses on the modernization, accessibility and internationalization of higher education in the Partner Countries.

The main objective of the IREEDER project is to help the participating Jordanian universities improve the quality of their teaching and develop new three-year degree programs that comply with the requirements of the Bologna process. Furthermore, the aim is incorporate recent technologies in these programs, including electrical engineering (with the Internet of things), cybersecurity, renewable energy and energy efficiency in addition to their various applications.

Departments involved: Department of Engineering and Information Sciences