CONNECT Project Study Visit to RISEBA University, Riga, Latvia

On July 04-08, 2022, the teaching and administrative staff of both the Partner (Moldova, Armenia, Georgia) and Program Countries (Finland, Bulgaria, Romania, Latvia) took part in a study visit to RISEBA University of Applied Sciences from Riga, Latvia, within the framework of the Project „Connecting universities-industry through smart entrepreneurial cooperation and competitive intelligence of students in Moldova, Georgia and Armenia (CONNECT)”, co-funded by the EU under the Erasmus+ program. Invited lecturer of Ilia State University, Natalia Vartanova participated in the visit.

✅During the entire study-visit, the participants got acquainted with:

– General presentation of RISEBA University of Applied Sciences in Riga, Latvia;

– Exploring the experiences of the Creative Business Incubator;

– Familiarization with the operating methodology and experiences of the Lifelong Learning Center;

– Knowledge of the success story “Cast print” – the startup of health technology;

– Exploring the experience of industry-university collaboration;

– Presentation of innovative co-creation programs for ambitious students and companies;

– Participation in the design workshop “Industry-University Collaboration”

– Exploring “RISEBA Production”.

– Presentation of the success story “Roadgames”

– Familiarization with the activity of the Student Council;

– Exploring the success story “Bruntor”;

– Participation in the Workshop dedicated to marketing strategies.