The presentation was held on Thursday, 21.09.2023., within the CECIIS 2023 conference, which is held at the University of Dubrovnik from 20 to 22 September 2023, and is organized by the Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb (FOI). The aim of the Project pitches event is to inspire networking and encourage discussion on current and future project ideas and cooperation.
The event began with a presentation by Friederike Kleinfercher from the international consortium of research infrastructure Bloxberg, which is based on blockchain technology, and of which FOI is a co-founder and member.
Followed the project pitches: Better Employability for Everyone with APEX - Bee with Apex, Digital Platform Enterprise – DEMO, Innovating Learning Design in Higher Education – iLed, μDevOps Project: Microservice Development Operations, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Control and Surveillance Framework – ORKAN, MELIA Observatory - Media literacy observatory for active citizenship and sustainable democracy, Application of Inclusive Design Thinking in the Technically-Oriented Subjects at HEI, Hybrid Artificial Intelligence Methods for Computer Games - O_HAI ④ Games, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics in the 2nd Primary School in Varaždin - Full STEAM Ahead!, Graph Massivizer, Innovative educational technologies for the health and environment - TECHyE, Development of a mobile application for teaching adult basic life support – MOBICPR, Marine Robots for better Sea Knowledge awareness – MASK and Technologies for STEM Teaching - T.E.S.T.
Upon completion of the presentations of the projects, the gathered participants voted via an online form for the best "Project pitch", which will be announced at the closing of the conference on Friday, 22.09.2023.
The gathered participants also had the opportunity to hear the presentation of Darko Jureković, Oracle Academy Program Manager, who emphasized the importance of strategic use of technology to improve educational institutions and provide a better experience to students and employees in the higher education sector. The presentation of the sponsors ended with a word from the founder of Infodom Prof. Slavko Vidović, Ph.D. and Member of the Management Board of Infodom, Goran Marković, who held a presentation on joint efforts between university researchers and business experts, emphasizing their contribution to the development of complex digital platforms.