Ikasia Technologies is a technology company established in 2015 as a spin-off of the Universitat Politècnica de València and promoted by the Centre for Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering. The objective of Ikasia is to contribute to
knowledge and collaborate with the social and technological development of our society, thus contributing to a better future. Therefore, it not only carries out a constant process of research and development, but, through the coordination
and participation in projects of the Erasmus Plus Program, it promotes the inclusion of people with fewer opportunities, especially VET students with obstacles.
In this sense, the entity has 3 main areas of work:
1. Development of educational projects. Through educational projects in the field of vocational and adult training, it seeks to generate resources that encourage critical and scientific analysis to promote inclusion and employability of students with obstacles in the technology sector, as they consider that the technological field can provide them with an opportunity for employability and essential inclusion. Thus, in the last seven years he has coordinated and participated in seven projects of the Erasmus Plus Program in collaboration with technology companies in Italy and Portugal and educational centers in France, Greece and Spain.
2. 3D printing. Ikasia has a 3D laboratory in which it develops hybrid materials with plastic, glass or ceramic components through a 3D additive manufacturing process patented by the entity.
3. 3D biotechnology. We are leading additive manufacturing systems in the field of biomedicine for the development of disease models and tissue regeneration. To do this, we create innovative 3D equipment that allows the creation of personalized and biodegradable models for each patient. Our goal is to contribute to improving the quality of life through the creation of effective personalized treatments without adverse effects on the patient.
Redtree Making Projects
RedTree Making Projects Coop.V. is a social cooperative, active in the fields of education, training and the design of educational materials. In its almost 10 years of experience, the entity has become a benchmark in the creation of innovative digital educational processes and methodologies in very diverse educational fields (secondary, primary, adults …), having created specific digital tools, methods and environments to favor inclusion and educational success of students with obstacles.
Redtree’s projects and areas of specialization are intersectoral, since they work mainly in 4 educational sectors: school education, vocational training, adult education, and training of young people through non-formal and informal education. This social cooperative has developed very diverse functions within these four educational sectors, from the design of educational projects at the European level, to educational materials and tools, the control and monitoring of project quality, advisory and consultancy functions, etc. plus the experience coordinating our own Erasmus Plus projects.
Through these projects and materials, RedTree seeks to fight discrimination and social inequality, promoting the employability and inclusion of students with economic and social barriers.
The RedTree team believes that education must provide new perspectives and develop critical and supportive analysis skills to obtain new qualifications, increase the level of capacity and employability, social inclusion, active citizenship and personal development.
Smallcodes is a software development company for scientific and educational projects. Its activity is framed in three main areas:
First area. Promotion of linguistic diversity through technology, with the aim of creating a network between linguistic and cultural minorities in Europe, in order to guarantee each language a systematic and constant presence in the written world and in the world of ICTs . SC intends to bridge the digital divide between majority cultures and languages and minority and regional cultures and languages. To achieve this goal, it produces software systems for lexicography, spelling correction, and neology / terminology planning for lesser-used languages, as well as systems for toponymy cataloging and bibliographic archiving. These five modules are, according to SC policy, the first step towards a modern use of the language.
Second area. Participation in European projects for the dissemination of digital skills, for linguistic and social inclusion, and for teaching disadvantaged people. Their participation in recent projects has allowed them to create an online platform for distance education and training, dedicated in one case to volunteers in the field of social inclusion and to migrants and refugees in EU countries and, in the second case. , to teachers of students with visual disabilities of various grades.
SC also participates in educational projects and creation of materials such as: books, DVDs and electronic books and also collaborates with the implementation of ICT resources for school education: educational applications, electronic books, e-learning platforms, mobile video games, courses on-line, language portals, etc.
Third area. Software development in the field of medicine. For several years SC has been associated with the University of Florence, with which it designs and develops technological applications for the treatment of clinical pharmacological data, pharmacovigilance and bioinformatics.
Somatica, Materials & Solutions
SOMATICA, MATERIALS & SOLUTIONS is a Portuguese technology-based company that is having a great impact on the technology sector thanks to an intense design and creation of electroactive and intelligent materials, adapted to the specific needs of its customers and capable of performing complex functions. It has the support of the Physics Center of the University of Minho, where constant and advanced research and development is carried out in the area of these materials.
Somatica Materials & Solutions aims to achieve a level of excellence in the field of electroactive materials and solutions.
To make this vision come true, the company has the support of Center of Physics of University of Minho where a constant and advance R&D is made in the area of these materials.
Our mission is to understand the market needs in order to provide cost-effective solutions following the highest quality standards.
Only working close with our partners, collaborators and customers it is possible to fully understand the best ways to integrate our technology in the materials that surround us.
1st Epalgematiko Lykeio Kato Achaias
1st Epagelmatiko Lykeio Kato Achaias has been active for more than 10 years in planning and implementing international projects for its students and educational staff. We have implemented with great success many types of projects in the frame of LLP and Erasmus+ programs. We have implemented Mobility (IVT-VETPRO), Partnerships, Transfer of Innovation, Comenius and Etwinning projects. The school plays a key role in the local community, supporting other schools that intend to initiate international cooperation under the Erasmus + program.
The training they offer to their students is aimed at promoting technology and its applications in all professional fields. They consider that the future is intertwined with technological development. For this reason, they combine professional training with technology, believing that it is the way to a successful career in the complex world in which we live.
The main objective is to satisfy the educational and professional needs of the students, as well as facilitate their employability and give them the opportunity to live a unique experience thanks to the realization of more than 300 student mobility. The goal of the center’s teachers is for students to acquire high-quality knowledge, experiences, and skills that allow them to break down the economic and social barriers they face.
During this long-term period we have sent abroad more than 250 students and 25 teachers.
Ergastiriako Kentro Kastorias
Ergastiriako Kentro Kastorias is a VET educational center founded in 1999 and located in Kastoria, a Greek city located on the outskirts of Western Macedonia. It has become an educational center that currently welcomes hundreds of VET students, with the aim that its students can, after the completion of their studies, successfully exercise their profession, managing to integrate smoothly into society and helping the development of the Greek economy.
To achieve this, the center has laboratories of various specialties of Intermediate Vocational Training (Computer Science, Health, Electricity, Agriculture, Economics and Applied Arts), in which VET students can receive comprehensive technical and practical laboratory training.
It should be noted that the laboratories cooperate with the Vocational Secondary Schools (EPAL), the General Lyceums (GE.L.), the Gymnasiums, the Public Vocational Training Institutes (DIEK) and the Unified Special Professional Gymnasiums and the Unified Special Professional Higher Vocational Schools (EN. EEGYL).) of its scope.
The center has a multidisciplinary team of teachers and administrators focused on the fight for the social and economic inclusion of its students through technical and practical training that facilitates their entry into the labor market.
IES Enrique Tierno Galván
The IES Enrique Tierno Galván de Moncada is part of the network of public education centers managed by the Department of Education, Culture and Sport of the GVA.
Currently, the IES is a typified type A center with 863 students enrolled and 85 teachers from different specialties. It has become a reference educational center in the region of L’Horta Nord, with a talent project for students with great learning abilities, with the incorporation of basic German in the linguistic-humanistic baccalaureate modality and with a Biology program Singular molecular thanks to which CFGS Diagnostic Laboratory students perform different polymerase chain reaction tests.
Finally, to all this wide educational offer, it should be added that for some decades the IES has programmed and organized different cultural days with a high artistic level for the city of Moncada and its region. Firstly, since the campaign started in 2001 under the name “L’IES DE PORTES CAP A FORA”, chamber music concerts, sculpture and painting exhibitions, dance festivals, etc., have been organized, all of them carried out by performers and artists of international recognition. Today, they have taken on great relevance, achieving wide circulation thanks to our award-winning newspaper “El Tierno”, Golden Wolf Award 2013 for the best youth newspaper in Spain.