NEARVET – Erasmus+ Partnership for Innovation – Forward Looking Projects – Project funded – March 2022
September 30, 2022

4″NEARVET – Network of Excellence for Applied Research in VET

Have you heard the news?!

CRESfb, Centre for Research and European studies – future business, has competed successfully in the recent calls for proposals under the Erasmus+ Programme (March 2022) and has been awarded the Partnerships for Innovation – Forward Looking Projects – Applied Research in VET, NEARVET – Network of Excellence for Applied Research in VET!

NEARVET Partnership is composed by 12 relevant organizations coming from 5 different EU countries: Germany, Greece, Spain, Sweden and Italy.

Curious to discover NEARVET future activities and results?

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NEARVET  Project: what is it about?

The project aims to stimulate innovation by promoting applied research in the VET sector, engaging VET providers and their practitioners with the private sector, with the mediation of public institutes and the wider research communities for the creation of innovation eco-systems.

The project ultimate goal is to develop, pilot test and assess collaborations between VET providers and private sectors entities in the field of Applied Research through a network structure that will improve education and training while fostering innovation.

Moreover, NEARVET responds to the challenges of the call through its offer of an innovative approach to the need for radical solution-building in VET programmes in a post-Covid, digitally-enabled environment.

NEARVET structure is arranged around 4 content outcomes, corresponding to the content development, testing and validation work packages, leading to the achievement of specific objectives. The project plans a 5th outcome focusing on impact and mainstreaming of the results.

Project results:

  1. WP1: Project Management, Quality and evaluation
  2. WP2: Methodological concept: development and elaboration
  3. WP3: NEARVET Blueprint competence framework development
  4. WP4: NEARVET Online Digital Hub (learning, teaching, open-access research)
  5. WP5: NEARVET Network foundation
  6. WP6: Impact and dissemination