The Polytechnic of Porto (IPP) is a public higher education institution created in 1985. With over 18500 students IPP is the largest Polytechnic of Portugal. IPP stands out mainly for its ability to instruct young people with the knowledge necessary for the working market, able to contribute to economical development with a high sense of social responsibility.
This institution stands out for its interdisciplinarity with 7 Schools that cover a wide spectrum of scientific knowledge, from Engineering (IPP) to Music and Performing Arts (ESMAE), Education (ESE), Accounting and Administration (ISCAP), Management and Industrial Studies (ESEIG), Management and Technology (ESTGF) and Allied Health Technology (ESTSP).
The Hellenic Mediterranean University (HMU) of Crete, Greece is a public university of applied sciences comprising the schools of: Agricultural Technology, Applied Sciences, Applied Technology, Health and Social Welfare and Management and Economics with 15 departments located in Heraklion, Chania, Rethymnon, Agios Nikolaos, Ierapetra and Sitia. It numbers more than 20,000 students, academics and administrators comprising a successful academic community that is supported by a well-equipped library, a sports complex, a health centre, and modern student housing. The HMU has considerable involvement in research projects, has signed more than 110 ERASMUS bilateral agreements with European universities and has an extensive network of business and social partners throughout the Globe.
IDEC is a training consulting company located in Piraeus, Greece. Its activities consist of training, management consulting, quality assurance, evaluation and development of ICT solutions for both private and public sector. IDEC has been active the last 20 years in the field of EU projects. It has long experience in European policies regarding lifelong learning and in particular EQF, ECVET, Europass, EQAVET, validation of non-formal and informal learning and in national reforms of education and training systems.