Transfer of Innovation

Objectives and Description of the action

The aim of the Leonardo da Vinci Multilateral Projects ‘Transfer of Innovation’ is to improve the quality ad attractiveness of the European VET system by adapting an integrating innovative content or result from previous Leonardo da Vinci Projects, or from other innovative projects into public and /or private vocational trining systems and companies at the national, local, regional, or sectoral level. The process for transferring innovative training content or results will include the following:

  • Identifying and analysing targeted user requirements;
  • Selecting and analysing innovative content to meet these requirements and analysing the feasibility of transfer;
  • Integrating (or certifying) it in European, national, regional, local and/or sectoral training systems and practices.

This implies:

  • Adapting it to the training systems, culture, needs and requirements of targeted users (updating the product, etc.)
  • Transferring it to new socio-cultural and linguistic contexts
  • Using it in new sectors or new target groups, including piloting it in public or private training structures

Who can benefit

All those in vocational education and training, other than at tertiary level, as well as the institutions and organisations facilitatind such education and training, such as:

  • Institutions or organisations providing learning opportunities in the fields covered by the Leonardo da Vinci sectoral programme;
  • Associations and representatives of those involved in vocational education and training, including trainees’, parents’ and teachers’ associations;
  • Enterprises, social partners and other representatives of working life, including chambers of commerce, other trade organisations and sectoral organizations;
  • Bodies providing guidance, counselling and information services relating to any aspect of lifelong learning;
  • Bodies responsible for systems and policies concerning any aspect of lifelong learning vocational education and training at local, regional and national level;
  • Research centres and bodies concerned with lifelong learning issues;
  • Higher education institutions;
  • Non-profit organisations, voluntary bodies, NGOs.

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