Business and Technology University (BTU) represents a higher education and research unit in the country of Georgia that combines and integrates business and modern technology and supports development of innovative and creative entrepreneurial markets locally and globally. BTU unites University, school, regional technological hubs, business incubator and accelerator, IT academia, media centers, research center, AI, Industry 4.0, blockchain and cyber security labs. Founded in 2016, as the part of Silicon Valley Tbilisi, BTU has 5000 students, 400 employees and a degree portfolio of 4 ongoing Bachelor‘s, 3 Master‘s, 1 PhD and 8 international double degree diploma programs at BA and MA level. BTU boasts partnerships with more than 60 leading international universities and institutions, which is a clear confirmation that in a short period of time the institution has become a very successful and dynamic university in Georgia. There are a number of reasons that contributed to this success - adopting technology-based approaches in the learning process, blended teaching and learning methods, promoting creativity and innovation being some of them. The mission of the university is to offer the students unique educational experience, develop their leadership and entrepreneurship skills; give them the motivation and opportunity to become competitive work-force on both, local and international markets, by creating entrepreneurship ecosystem and integrating business with high technologies; demonstrate their potential on global markets by exchanging scientific papers, ideas and innovations.
University of Versailles Saint Quentin-en-Yvelines - IAE is a leading multidisciplinary higher education and research institution in France. The quality of UVSQ’s undergraduate and graduate programs (master’s programs, doctorates, post-doctoral fellowships) is backed by the compelling research programs conducted in UVSQ research centers and laboratories. UVSQ is a medium size university (20 000 students) located in the Southwestern suburb of Paris, where internationally known businesses are established (such as Renault, PSA, Dassault) as well as renowned French research institutes (CNRS, INRA, CEA).
The Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB) is a leading Portuguese University of Applied Sciences with 8000 students and 500 teachers and researchers. It has an internationalization programme with widely recognized success, including the annual mobility of more than 900 incoming and outgoing students and 300 teaching staff members. Nowadays the IPB is a multicultural institution where 30% of its students are international students from all over the World. IPB is also recognized by its performance in applied research and regional engagement. The Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB) is positioning itself as an enthusiastically active player in the development of the region where, in a more evident and naturally expected way, its action is felt. There are several initiatives and action vectors with which the IPB operates with a view to economic, sustained and sustainable development in the Region of Trás-Os-Montes, in the North of Portugal, in short. Digital marketing is in a dizzying evolution and professionals in this field are daily faced with the need to familiarize themselves with and master emerging techniques, providing them with tools to deal with fragmented information, with the myriad of distribution platforms, with the demands of interaction by eagerly participative audiences while maintaining the integrity of the DNA inherent in the rigor of information and its dissemination.
Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) is a leading HEI in Cyprus with 6 Faculties, 3000 students and 200 teachers. University vision is to become a modern and innovative university with international recognition which promotes excellence in education and research in cutting-edge fields, aiming at the scientific, technological, economic, social and cultural upgrading of our country. University mission is to provide high-quality education and high-level training and to promote lifelong learning with modern pedagogical methods, to produce and disseminate scientific knowledge through research and teaching, and through contribution towards addressing challenges in the fields of Science and Technology, to become a catalyst for the state and society. In particular, the mission focuses on creating added value through actions on the following three axes: Education, Research, Innovation and Transfer of Know-how and Social contribution.