GIENAHS project and next steps were presented in the University-Industry Interaction Online Conference, which was realized from 8-11 June 2020, with two contributions.
The first one was a poster regarding the new GIENAHS path, presented by prof. Chrysostomos Stylios (University of Ioannina). Prof. Stylios talked about the concept of Industrial PhD and how it can be applied by HEIs in cooperation with SMEs. He also presented the new GIENAHS Industrial PhD path that defines HEI and SME roles and addresses issues regarding compulsory courses, candidate PhD students etc. You can find more information here: https://university-industry.com/index/schedule
The second paper was presented by prof. Per Lövsund (Chalmers University of Technology), focusing on the fact that advanced research has a great potential to be significantly increased by a larger amount of collaboration between HEIs (Higher Education Institutions) and SMEs and that a specific aim of GIENAHS is to propose strategies and methods for optimal long-term relations and collaborations including win-win situations for HEIs and SMEs. You can find the abstract of the paper here: https://www.university-industry.com/index/scheduledetails/id/55