“Participation in the Programme has helped to develop leadership and innovation potential of the university in the following way: in the course of 2017 we applied for 17 international innovational research grants and created infrastructure which matches the needs of 4 grants that we have won, namely established a co-working centre”
Valeria Scherbak, Director, Research Institute of Economics
Development of Entrepreneurial and Innovation Initiatives at the University
Under the Programme, the team of Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design visited the University of Southampton, UK from 7 to 11 January 2018. The participants studied best practices of the British university and its experience in introducing innovations, they also discussed ways to improve quality management and further institutional changes at the Ukrainian university.
During the visit, the parties signed the Agreement on Academic Cooperation between Kyiv National University of Technologies and Design and the University of Southampton.
The universities have prepared a number of joint applications to Erasmus+ and Horizon2020 programmes.
Ideas for further development of partnership links between the universities were discussed during the reciprocal visit of University of Southampton representative to KNUTD on 15 February 2018.
«I have been enriched with incredible experience, have been able to practically apply delegation of authority, the so-called system of shared leadership, at my workplace»
Liudmyla Hanushchak-Iefimenko, Head of Department of Entrepreneurship and Business