On June 8, 2021, the preliminary monitoring visit of the project USIA “University to Society Innomediaries in Albania: Co-Production of research and research that matters” took place online. The monitoring was done by the National Erasmus+ Office in Albania and with the participation of all the Albanian partners in the USIA project.
During this meeting, Prof. Nevila Xhindi as Project Leader presented the USIA project, key achievements in the first 6 months of the project, partners, objectives, and plan of activities. Detailed information about the Project Management Plan, Dissemination Plan, Quality Assurance Plan, Risk Management, and mitigation of COVID19 impact were also presented. Partners introduced their roles and tasks in each specific work package. Dr. Blerjana Bino of SCiDEV as leader of the WP Preparation / WP1 presented the process of the assessment of university to society collaborations, the sample of interviews, focus groups and surveys and preliminary findings.
Ms Ada Ramaj, Mr Oltion Pengu, and Ms Elona Saraci from the National Erasmus+ Office in Albania asked questions and provided initial suggestions on upcoming project activities. A full report and power point presentations for WP Preparation and WP Management as all we accompanying documents were provided to NEO.