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Associated Partners

As a result of the exploitation activity a number of associated partners officially joined the project in order to contribute to the improvement of the project impact on their target groups and to ensure the project sustainability by continuing using the project deliverables in the next years.

The associate partners of the TOGETHER project are organizations interested in scientific education. All associated partners share the project objectives and are willing to contribute to their achievement.

Institutions and organisations interested in becoming associated partners of the TOGETHER project can contact the national coordinators of the project.

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NAME OF THE ORGANISATION

Klaipeda University

TYPE OF INSTITUTION

Higher Education Institution (Tertiary)

CITY

Klaipeda

ADDRESS

Herkaus Manto str. 84

COUNTRY

Lithuania

WEB SITE

www.ku.lt

NAME OF CONTACT PERSON

Giedre Straksiene

EMAIL OF CONTACT PERSON


BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE ORGANISATION

Klaipeda University (KU) was founded in 1991 to strengthen Lithuania as a maritime state and to contribute to the social and cultural development of the Western Lithuanian region. In 2008, a Marine Valley programme integrating science, studies, and business was launched, intended to develop the specialisation of maritime sciences in KU. From 2019 KU together with five other European universities belongs to a progressive and ambitious consortium “EU-CONEXUS“(„European University for Smart Urban Coastal Sustainability“).Belonging to the European University means new opportunities both for students and academic staff: new inter-disciplinary and international study programs, new models of mobility, common virtual libraries, the idea of smart university campus are going to be created, scientific research is to be strengthened.The mission of KU 2030: partnership between the academic, social, and business environments for the excellence of science, public welfare, and education of creative personalities. KU researchers take an active part in the Baltic Sea region cooperation projects (Baltic Sea Region; South Baltic Cross-Border Cooperation; Latvia – Lithuania Cross Border; Lithuania – Poland – Russia Cross Border Cooperation, Erasmu+, and etc.), dealing with the issues of marine resources and technologies, health, pedagogy and management, and historical heritage. KU has the academic staff of 550 and the majority of them (about 80%) combine academic and research activities and around 3000 students.

HOW THE ORGANISATION WILL CONTRIBUTE TO THE DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION OF THE PROJECT RESULTS

1* Exchange of experience and expertise during and after the project
2* Participation in the Dissemination of the project information
3* Promotion of the information about the project to our network of contacts
4* Contribution to exploitation and sustainability of the project results