University

Nanotechnology education for industry and society

This education component in NanoEIS project aims to assess the current education contents in nanotechnology-related studies and the different practices how industry is contributing to shaping and providing education content. Bachelor, master and PhD programs are all considered.

What for?

Students entering technology-oriented studies usually plan to enter the workforce in the industrial sector or in institutions relating to it, like regulatory agencies. NanoEIS has provided studies on job kill needs for industrial and social employers. A comparison of university education contents reveals significant discrepancies. Furthermore, NanoEIS has assessed what areas are according to student opinion missing form curricula, and which factors enable the to smoothly transfer to industry after finishing their study.

What can I find in this report?

An in-depth review of education content for 35 representative university programs that can be directly compared to the job skill requirements formulated by employers. Furthermore, a comparison of types of industry involvement in education is reported that shows that direct industry participation in education is the most efficient way to smoothen transfer from university to industry.

Download Reports

Download D3.2 "Report on implementation strategies for nanotechnology programmes at universities"
Download D3.3 "Report on factors favouring specific desired outcomes for nanotechnology programmes at universities"