The Strategic Alliance for Regional Transition (STARS EU)

Is an alliance between nine complementary European universities to establish channels of collaboration in initiatives of different types, seeking to promote the exchange of ideas, people and innovation in both research and teaching innovation in the classic functions of the university is necessary in the face of a future of unprecedented social change.

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European Universities

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Future generations

Preparing future generations for increasingly automated, digitalised and fluid labour markets implies reforming both educational models (through international exchange, challenge-based education, micro-credentials and other strategies) and research models, with collaboration as the driving force.

Objectives

The STARS EU Alliance of truly engaged Universities is building a future-oriented European University that will:

  • Create a new generation of future-oriented students;
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, diverse and challenge-based educational and research systems;
  • Exploit the synergies of inter-regional collaboration; and
  • Impact positively and substantially on sustainable regional and European development.
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Thematic Interest Groups (TIGs)

These priority areas are:

  • Circular economy
  • Digital transition
  • Energy transition
  • Healthy ageing
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Arts and creative industries
  • Living Spaces

Each of these TIGs has a lead and a co-lead institution. The University of La Laguna leads the Energy Transition group and co-leads the Healthy Ageing group.

Participants in the first day of this event

Bragança Polytechnic University hosted the successful 2nd Edition of IN2COP with STARS EU partners

The event served as a platform for reflection and the sharing of insights garnered from co-creation ecosystems.

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INNlocal kick-off event

Three of our partners set in motion the project INNlocal

It will focus on the search for solutions for new local public policies to meet today's growing challenges.

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Students and teachers from different universities participated in Startup BIP at Hanze

This BIP used innovative educational approaches, such as a simulation game.

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Events

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PartnerUniversities

  • List of our members
Name Institution Faculty/ Programme
Prof. Paulo Piloto IPB Civil Engineering
ass. Professor Dr. Linn Gustavsson UW Division of Urban Planning and Development
Lisa Bomble  UW Senior Lecturer; Staff member at Division of Urban Planning and Development
Dr Ernestyna Szpakowska – Loranc,  CUT Faculty of Architecture
Norena Martín Dorta ULL Dept. Techniques and Projects in Engineering and Architecture
Dr. Mira Bloemen-Bekx HUAS Dean Institute of Future Environments
Dr. Bart de Zwart HUAS Research Center for Built Environment; School of Business Management
Prof. Dr. Thomas Rauscher HSB Dean of Studies; Civil Engineering
Prof. Dr. Maria Clarke HSB Architecture and Civil Engineering
Prof. Dr. Sven Uhrhan HSB Civil Engineering
Prof. Dr. Felipe Riola Parada HSB Civil Engineering
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