- Biomedical Engineering Institute
- Food Institute
- Health Telematics Science Institute
- Institute of Architecture and Construction
- Institute of Defence Technologies
- Institute of Environmental Engineering
- Institute of Materials Science
- Institute of Mechatronics
- Institute of Metrology
- Prof. Kazimieras Baršauskas Ultrasound Research Institute
“This is the era of transferring knowledge into innovation”, said KTU’s Vice-Rector for Research Asta Pundziene, “therefore we are financially encouraging the interdisciplinary research, so as the researchers from different University’s departments had the possibility to test their ideas”. 15 interdisciplinary projects were introduced at the conference last week.
According to Pundzienė, the institutional funding “buys” time fom researchers from different fields and departments, allowing them to look for joint solutions to problems, and to test their ideas.
“The projects, which were introduced today, can become a draft for future applications for national or international funding, can encourage collaboration with business. This, in turn, can lead to more mature technologies and innovations”, Pundzienė is convinced.
Applying for national or international funding requires some solid base – the researchers must have clearly defined goals and to declare the expected results. It takes time, therefore, the initial funding for the crystallization of ideas is necessary.
15 interdisciplinary projects brought into collaboration researchers from Materials’ Science, Ultrasound Research institutes, Real Time Computer Systems Centre, faculties of Chemical Technology, Civil Engineering, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, School of Economics and Business and other departments.
The topics of the projects ranged from 3D printing in construction sites to designing fresh packing material for food, from creating materials for organic LEDs to using computer tomography on testing the quality of concrete. The researchers discussed the possibilities of creating a risk lab at KTU, the categories of mobile app usability, the options and possibilities of smart grid controls and other topics, requiring interdisciplinary solutions.
The interdisciplinary board of researchers has chosen two projects as the most promising and awarded their leaders a trip to the Information Days event of the Horizon 2020 programme in Brussels. The awarded projects were: OLED-nano: Construction of New Nanostructured Organic LED’s by Gintautas Bagdžiūnas (Faculty of Chemical Technology) and MicroSound: Creation of Calibrating Block for Acoustic Microscope by Tomas Tamulevičius (Institute of Materials Science).
If You need an answer to the question „Why focus on Career?“ there is one given below. Katie Jarvis in her presentation will share some simple tactics and techniques that can help to focus and build Your career. Traditionally ‘Career development’ meant upward promotion. However, organisations are flatter and leaner...
We kindly invite all the members of KTU to browse in MarketLine Advantage. MarketLine Advantage holds large volumes of data on a wide range of companies, industries, financial deals, and geographies from credible and recognized sources. More information about MarketLine Advantage. The access is available from 3rd...
Delegation from Japan, which consisted of members of Japanese Government and 14 students from various universities visited Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) this week. The guests from Japan were very interested into study and research organising at KTU, and paid great attention to the entrepreneurship development...
“Being able to express oneself is vitally important to humans and creative writing – in whatever form – is a wonderful tool to facilitate that. It is also a way to seek to understand each other and regardless of what career one embarks on”, says a writer and a creative writing teacher Zoe Venditozzi. The Scottish...
The international committee of experts has awarded the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Informatics Engineering study programme the Euro-Inf Quality Label. In their report the experts, who audited the programme this spring, underlined the exceptionally high qualifications of the teachers and the excellent study...
The team from Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) has won the finals of European BEST Engineering Competition (EBEC), which is being organised by the Board of European Students of Technology (BEST) every year. Lithuanian team, which won at the Team Design category, were representing the Baltic region. “It was the...
All members of KTU are invited to browse journals in Royal Society database. The access is available until 30th of November, 2016. Access is provided to the journals from the list below: Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society series A (physical, mathematical and engineering sciences) ...
An invitation to a workshop for authors of scientific publications: preparation and publication of the issues. Workshop will be held 20th of September 10.00 a.m. at KTU Santaka Valley (K. Baršausko street 59, Kaunas) in 1 hall. Please register here. We are glad to announce that Enago in collaboration with...