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Indicator 1. Presence of conjoint research projects, consultancies on Logistics

Actors involved: HEIs (High Education Institutions), Research institutions, Companies

Topic: Conjoint Activities

Risk covered: Lack of activities carried out with other stakeholders

Methods: 

If there are any conjoint activities

Develop of conjoint activities with business and research entities, such as:

–        Research projects with students

–        Production of intellectual outputs (papers, articles, patents)

–        Seminars

If there are conjoint activities

Check the activities carried out (see Indicators of PLAN phase)


Instruments and possible actions to be used/implemented:

If there are any conjoint activities

–  Guidelines for development of Research projects with students/ Production of intellectual outputs (papers, articles): selection of companies for the development of specific projects on Logistics based on their field of activity and/or selection of Research Institutions; contract with the chosen Partner and selection of graduates/students to assign to the project; tutoring and review of the production from academic lecturers; dissemination of results.

–  Guidelines for development of seminars: selection of business and/or research representative for specific seminars on Logistic topics presented during courses and innovative trends in the market; event management (finding of budget, selection of possible dates/ venues/ duration, booking and marketing)

If there are conjoint activities

Assessment of the effectiveness of the activities carried out in terms of diffusion of contents, employment of students, innovation reached. Consider extending and/or selecting activities

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If there are /not conjoint activities

Indicator 2. Presence of events on Logistics

Actors involved: HEIs (High Education Institutions), Research institutions, Companies

Topic: Dissemination Activities

Risk covered: Lack of dissemination activity

Methods: 

If there are any dissemination activities

Organization of events to disseminate results on Logistics, from both internal and external projects

If there are dissemination activities

Check the activities carried out (see Indicators of PLAN phase)


Instruments and possible actions to be used/implemented:

If there are any dissemination activities

Guidelines for selection of business and/or research representative for specific seminars on Logistic topics presented during courses and innovative trends in the market; event management (finding of budget, selection of possible dates/ venues/ duration, booking and marketing).

If there are dissemination activities

Assess of the effectiveness of the activities carried out in terms of diffusion of contents, number and kind of participants, frequency. Consider extending and/or selecting activities

 

Guideline reference:

If there are /not dissemination activities

Indicator 3. Presence of coordination, offer of internships on Logistics

Actors involved: HEIs (High Education Institutions), Companies

Topic: Internship

Risk covered: Lack of connection between education institutions and workplace in terms of internship

Methods: 

If there is any internship offer

Coordination and/or offer of internships focused on Logistics

If there is internship offer

Check of the internships organized (see above)


Instruments and possible actions to be used/implemented:

If there is any internship offer

–   Guidelines for Coordination: involvement of external Partners (from business/research), promotion towards students of the possibility of internships on Logistics topics at the Partner’s premisies, administrative arrangements, providing of tutoring before/during/after internship, monitoring of results of the activity (employment, intellectual outputs)

–   Guidelines for Offer: promotion towards students of the possibility of internships on Logistics topics in the HEI’s facilities (Research centres, e.g.), administrative arrangements, providing of tutoring before/during/after internship, monitoring of results of the activity (employment, intellectual outputs)

If there is internship offer

Assess of the effectiveness of the activities carried out in terms of intellectual output produces, employment/ collaborations developed

 

Guideline reference:

If there is /not internship offer

Indicator 4. Presence of coordination, offer of thesis developed on Logistics

Actors involved: HEIs (High Education Institutions), Research institutions, Companies

Topic: Thesis

Risk covered: Lack of connection between education institutions and workplace in terms of production

Methods: 

If there is any thesis offer

Coordination and/or offer of Thesis focused on Logistics

If there is thesis offer

Check the quality of thesis developed by the HEI’s graduates


Instruments and possible actions to be used/implemented:

If there is any thesis offer

–   Guidelines for collaboration: involvement of external Partners (from business/research), promotion towards students of the possibility of thesis on Logistics topics with the selected Partners, administrative arrangements, providing of tutoring, monitoring of results of the activity (innovative contents, effectiveness of solutions proposed)

–   Guidelines for Offer: promotion towards students of the possibility of thesis on Logistics topics, administrative arrangements, providing of tutoring before/during thesis, monitoring of results of the activity (innovative contents, effectiveness of solutions proposed)

If there is thesis offer

Assess the quality of the already developed thesis in term of:

–        innovation of contents (in case of research thesis)

–        effectiveness of solutions proposed (if developed with /for a company)

Consider orienting the future thesis on the most innovative trends on Logistics and to the development of innovative solutions for companies.

Guideline reference:

If there is any thesis offer

Indicator 5. Presence of visits organized into facilities related to Logistics topics

Actors involved: HEIs (High Education Institutions), Research institutions, Companies

Topic: Visits

Risk covered: Lack of physical connection between education institutions and workplace

Methods: 

If there is any physical connection

Development of periodic visits to companies and research centres for analysing Logistics facilities/ equipment/ software

If there is physical connection

Check the quality of visits organized

Instruments and possible actions to be used/implemented:

If there is any physical connection

Guidelines for collaboration: involvement of external Partners (from business/research), promotion towards students of the possibility of visits for analysing Logistics facilities/ equipment/ software; administrative arrangements; event management (finding of budget, selection of possible dates, logistics); dissemination activity of the event.

If there is physical connection

Assess of the effectiveness of the visits carried out in terms of number of participants, frequency, spin-offs (development of thesis, collaborations, internships). Consider extending and/or selecting visits.

Guideline reference:

If there is any physical connection

Indicator 6. Presence of temporary and/or permanent partnerships on Logistics

Actors involved: HEIs (High Education Institutions), Research institutions, Companies

Topic: Partnership

Risk covered: Lack of collaborations on Logistics

Methods: 

If there is any collaboration

Develop temporary and permanent collaborations on Logistics

If there is temporary collaboration

Check the quality of Partners with active collaborations on Logistics and consider developing new ones

If there is permanent collaboration

Check the quality of Partners with active collaborations on Logistics

Instruments and possible actions to be used/implemented:

If there is any collaboration

Guidelines for collaboration: selection of external Partners (from business/research), proposal of projects to be developed together to give value to the collaboration, discussion on the expected results of collaboration, administrative management. Consider developing:

–  temporary collaboration as first step

–  permanent collaboration after the good outcome of the first one or with already known Partners

If there is temporary collaboration

See above for the development of the missing one/s

If there is permanent collaboration

Assess of the effectiveness of the active collaborations carried out in terms of number of projects, frequency, spin-offs (development of thesis, internships, student employments). Consider extending and/or selecting collaborations.

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If there is not/temporary/permanent collaboration

Indicator 7. Presence of PhDs, bourses, fellowships, professorial chairs on Logistics topics

Actors involved: HEIs (High Education Institutions), Research institutions, Companies

Topic: Funding

Risk covered: Lack of sponsorships, funding on Logistics topics

Methods: 

If there is any funding

Develop a framework of sponsorships and funding for Logistics area

If there is some kind of funding

Check the quality of actual sponsorships and funding on Logistics and consider developing new ones

If there is funding

Check the quality of actual sponsorships and funding on Logistics

Instruments and possible actions to be used/implemented:

If there is any funding

Consider developing the following sponsorships, to enhance the collaboration of the Triangle: – PhD – Bourses – Fellowships – Professional chairs

If there is some kind of funding

See above for the development of the missing one/s

If there is funding

Assess of the effectiveness of the active sponsorships and funding in terms of number of students reached, frequency, spin-offs (development of thesis, internships, student employments). Consider extending and/or selecting collaborations.

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