Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (Spain)

UPM is the oldest, largest and one of the most prestigious technical universities in Spain. Several professors from the Telecommunications Systems and Engineering School (ETSIST) will be involved in the project. As the applicant, the main role of UPM will be to coordinate and manage all activities in the project (WP5), including management of WP tasks and financial management. Regarding other packages, its role will be: - Providing its experience in related Bio-Eng. degrees, both at national and EU level; acting as consultant, in the fields of electrical engineering and digital signal processing, for the preparation of the novel curriculum in partner countries. - Participating in the development of the curriculum; developing new courses/modules and materials; conducting teaching and training activities. - Participating in the development of the quality plan by sharing its experience and best practices; collaborating in its implementation by performing the requested surveys and providing the required data. - Cooperating with the rest of the partners in dissemination activities; ellaborating a sustainability plan in collaboration with the other partners.

University for Continuing Education – Danube University Krems (Austria)

Danube University Krems is the leading public university for continuing education in Europe. Research and teaching at Danube University Krems is centered on contemporary and future challenges society faces. In a transdisciplinary context we build bridges between basic research and practice-oriented application, between individual disciplines and in particular to society. The team involved in the BioArt project comprise expertise from the areas of sensor technology, electronic design, embedded system, biotechnology and medicine and therefore can provide the necessary interdisciplinary know-how required for bioartificial implants. Additionally, DUK has a long lasting experience in designing curricula, as well as providing skills and education required by industry and the market, thus giving its graduates superior chances at the labor market