TWIN CAMPUS project focuses on expanding the competitiveness of cooperating regions, by creating suitable conditions for the development of technology and knowledge-based companies, in cooperation with local universities and businesses. Project activities will form ways to encourage their modernization and internationalization as well as the commercialization of university-based technologies.
The results are turned into university-based pilot services for the companies and to create a strategy for the talent attraction to connect companies’ needs and individuals in the cooperating regions.
More information: www.twincampus.info
Work Packages of the project:
WP1. Administration and Dissemination
WP2. Benchmarking and Strategy
WP3. Business to University collaboration
WP4. Technological intervention to SMEs
WP5. Networking and Talents attraction
XAMK’s role in the project
Xamk is the responsible partner for WP2 and the main activities are:
- benchmarking of the relevant international experiences on Green Campus and Sustainable Solutions and networks
- development the strategic papers and road-maps for university-industry cooperation
- organizing the networking events involving key stakeholders, including local authorities and industrial partners, and SME
Xamk participates actively also in the other Work Packages:
In WP3, Xamk opens up its new Kotka campus planning and development to cross-border university-business cooperation in order to allow fruitful innovation services experiments which form the basis of future Twin Campus services for business partners.
In WP4, Xamk harnesses its strategic spearheads, relevant knowledge bases, and key RDI projects for piloting new services for SME development, in particular, modernization and internationalization of SMEs.
In WP5, Xamk’s extensive domestic and international networks are used as forums and channels of talent attraction.