University of Marconi (USGM) is the first IT Open University recognized by Ministry of Education, University & Research in 2004. It has 232 employees and more than 260 professors/researchers. 16.000 students are enrolled in 6 Schools: Business, Law, Political Sciences, Applied Sciences & Technologies, Arts, Education Science. USGM adopts innovating learning methods and advanced technological solutions integrating non residential communication means (e-learning, videoconference, etc.) with seminar activities. Virtual [email protected] Platform is the main platform for contents delivering: an Integrated Multimodal System which integrates mobile/mp3, PC, e-book, television. It includes 15.000 video lessons and 200 multimedia learning paths in Italian, English, Greek, Russian, Spanish. The Research & Development Dept. has wide experience in National/EU projects in terms of coordinating, developing innovative educational and e-learning solutions.
USGM undertakes several innovative activates in cooperation with different actors. Among others, here some pivotal ones:
- University-business cooperation: USGM e Baker Hughes© General Electric on Industry 4.0.
- GREEN HERO accelerator to encourage private investments in start-ups, scale ups and innovative SMEs in the Green Economy sector
- UNI/PdR “Enterprise 4.0: guidelines to promote innovation of SMEs and Networks of Enterprises“ designing and implementation of an organizational model to manage the innovation on the 4.0 Business area