- 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
Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) has become a member of European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU), the network of innovation pioneers from 12 European countries and Mexico. KTU is the only Lithuanian university in the Consortium.
“Although innovative study and research processes are among the main strategic priorities in many institutions of higher education, ECIU join together the universities which practice innovation in their daily activities. It is exciting that KTU, an innovation leader in the region, has been recognised as one of them”, says Asta Pundzienė, Vice-Rector for Research at KTU.
Established in 1997, the Consortium is a network built on trust, enabling its members to exchange good practices in fostering entrepreneurship and innovation, and creating a mobility platform for students, teachers and researchers alike.
“Our strong competences both in technological and social sciences, close ties with industry and business, and high quality research-based study programmes, innovative management of studies and research are the shared values among the ECIU members. Valuable partnerships within the network open up new opportunities for our students and researchers”, says Pundzienė.
Fostering of innovation and entrepreneurship underlines all the activities of the Consortium members. By joining ECIU KTU becomes a partner of the University of Twente (the Netherlands), which is in the top 100 in the world in engineering studies and research, and the University of Strathclyde (Scotland, UK), one of top 30 universities in the United Kingdom and one of the best 100 universities in the world in the field of electrical and electronics engineering, and of other renowned institutions of higher education.
ECIU members are committed to the development of high quality educational practices which promote innovation and the pursuit of excellence in teaching and learning, and their members’ staff and students are encouraged to share good practices, to develop internationality and to challenge thinking boundaries by mobility and exchange programmes. More than 50 programmes are being offered in 13 countries and three continents.
The innovative thinking characteristic to all ECIU institutions, is also reflected in their administrative management. Many of them – same as KTU – have undergone radical study, research and financial management reorganisation and are interested in shaping policies of higher education in Europe.
KTU will join ECIU activities shortly – they will be discussed in the nearest future, during the visit of the Consortium’s President and other members at KTU.
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...