BioS Kick-Off Meeting held in Berlin, Germany

BioS Kick-Off Meeting held in Berlin, Germany

26/03/2018 10:18

BioS partners met on the 26th March 2018 in Berlin, Germany to initiate the project implementation.

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When

26th March 2018

Where

Berlin, Germany

The Kick-Off project meeting was hosted by the BioS coordinator, Steinbeis University Berlin.

The primary objective of the meeting was for all partners to get to know each other in order to create the right conditions to work together for the next 3 years and and to make the most out of BioS. BioS project partners are experinced in all project related fileds healthcare, Bioinformatics, ICT, E-learning and Vocational training and they combine systemic and sectro-related information with a solid knoweledge of skills needs and training practices.

Steinbeis University Berlin (P1), Olympic Training & Consulting LTD (P3), University of Patras (P6), For Srl (P10), HiDucator (P11), and EPRALIMA (P12), are education and training providers, all experienced in the design, development and delivery of vocational/adult training programmes. Steinbeis University Berlin, University of Patras, and HiDucator, bring in the Consortium their specialised expertise in curricula development and delivery in the fields of Healthcare, Computational Biology, Biomedics, Bioinformatics and relevant fields. e-NIOS (P2) and Skybridge (P4), are sector-specific companies, active in bioinformatics solutions and e-learning services respectively while EUREHVA (P8), BGU Murnau (P9), and German Oncology Centre (P13) are Healthcare services organisations. Bioinformatics Barcelona Association (P5), constitutes an embodiment of the “knowledge triangle”, and, thus, brings in the partnership invaluable experience and expertise in the provision of education and training, the promotion of advanced research, the transfer of knowledge and technology, and the competitiveness and innovation of the field of Bioinformatics. European Medical Association (P7) is an EU-level sector representative, with an outreach in medical doctors throughout Europe, and has the appropriate epxrience and channels to spread BioS results across Europe.

Discussions and exchanges during the meeting focused on the step-by-step project implementation, examining thoroughly all tasks and activities foreseen, aiming at advancing the digital skills of medical doctors through the design, development and delivery of new modular vocational curricula on Computational Biology.

The BioS kick-off meeting ended with its partners establishing the grounds for a fruitful cooperation.

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