1. Exploring the partnership models in EU and WBC

1.1. Analysis of existing cooperation agreements between university and industry across the consortium selected and analysed
1.2. Benchmarking report of cooperation across the consortium
1.3. Mapping potential cooperation between the Business sector and universities in WBC
1.4. Developing methodology/ framework for innovative University – business cooperation at PC universities

2. Developing the university – enterprise partnership

2.1. Establishing the University-Business (SME) network in WBC countries
2.2. Training of the WBC staff in university-enterprise cooperation
2.3. Creation of Stakeholder forum at PC universities
2.4. Creation of the innovative regional cooperation platform
2.5. Implementation, monitoring and tuning the platform at partner universities
2.6. Creation of the common projects between PC universities and business

3. Developing job-oriented studies at WBC universities

3.1. Analysis of existing competences of BSc and MSc graduates at WBC universities
3.2. Updating and modernizing of specified study programmes at WBC universities
3.3. Modernisation of entrepreneurship courses
3.4. Developing the student internship at the WBC universities
3.5. Training of academic staff on practice oriented teaching
3.6. Implementation of new updated courses in cooperation with business sector
3.7. Implementation of the student internship in partner countries

4. Creation of Start-up management services

4.1. Start-up services at EU universities - best practice examples
4.2. Training of the Partner countries university staff in Start-up services
4.3. Creation of documents/procedures for Start-up services functioning
4.4. Creation of academic services/trainings at 8 WBC HEIs
4.5. Creation of market development education
4.6. Equipment purchasing
4.7. Implementation of academic trainings
4.8. Implementation of market development trainings
4.9. Functioning of Start-up services
4.10. Start-up competition

5. Quality control and monitoring activities

5.1. Development of quality control stand and procedure
5.2. Internal monitoring of project activities and results
5.3. External monitoring of project activities and results
5.4. External financial audit

6. Dissemination and exploitation

6.1. Consolidation of Dissemination Strategy and Plan
6.2. Creation and maintains of the project web site
6.3. Creation of promotional materials
6.4. Dissemination events – internal and external
6.5. Organisation of final conference
6.6. Strategic plan of sustainable cooperation between universities and business sector
6.7. Concluding of cooperation agreement
6.8. Sustainability of alliances and network
6.9. Memorandum of cooperation between project partners

7. Project management

7.1 Overall project management
7.2. Coordination meetings
7.3. Preparing and delivering reports on project activities and results