• Lyhenne: BIOEcUz
  • Toteutusaika: 1.1.2021 - 31.12.2023
  • Painoala: Biotalous
  • Yksikkö: Teknologia
  • Rahoitusohjelma: Erasmus+ Key Action 2
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  • Projektin tulokset: Projektin tulokset
The New Master's Degree Curricula for Sustainable Bioeconomy in Usbekistan (BIOEcUz) project will provide positive contribution to the development of sustainable and inclusive socio-economic growth in Uzbekistan. It will be promoted by development and implementation of new, innovative master level curricula, where knowledge from diverse fields of science is included, and multidisciplinary approach adopted are aimed at enabling graduates of the study programme to respond to the needs of the national economy, as well to support stakeholders, responsible for or dealing in areas, being part of the bioeconomy.

Besides, the project improves involved Usbekistan HEIs (higher education institutes) competences and skills: training for academic staff, where teachers involved will acquire in-depth knowledge in subjects, such as bioproducts and biobased value chains, bioenergy production, bio-based RTD, sustainable logistics and other, as well will be trained to use contemporary teaching methods, to use distance teaching and learning facilities, and to work with internationally recognised scientific data base and other. 

The selected thematic is chosen considering national development needs, where great attention is paid to such economic development strategies, which observe and care for nature, environmental and societal needs.

The selected approach responds two of capacity Building action's objectives:

1. Improve the level of competences and skills in HEIs by developing new and innovative education programmes.
2. Improve the quality of higher education and enhance its relevance for the labour market and society.

The project is the joint action of three HEIs in Usbekistan  (Taskent State Agrian University, Taskent Institute of Irrigation and Agriculture Mechanization Engineering and Bukhara State University) supported by Ministry of Agriculture of Republic of Usbekistan and three European universities  Vytautas Magnus University (Liettua), JAMK University of Applied Sciences and Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (Latvia) that also cordinates the Erasmus+ action funded by European Union.  

The contact person in JAMK is Project Manager Kirsi Knuuttila (kirsi.Knuuttila@jamk.fi) from Institute of Bioeconomy. 

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