European Entrepreneurial Learning in Information and Communication Technologies. The EU-xCEL Experience in Spain
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AuthorAlonso Cáceres, Diego; Iborra García, Andrés José; Sánchez Palma, Pedro; Requena Alcaraz, Francisco
Research GroupDivisión de Sistemas e Ingeniería Electrónica
SponsorsThis work has been developed in the context of the EUxCEL project, funded by European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 644801. It has been partially supported by the “Research Programme for Groups of Scientific Excellence at Region of Murcia" of the Seneca Foundation (Agency for Science and Technology of the Region of Murcia – 19895/GERM/15). Diego Alonso thanks the Spanish Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, Subprograma Estatal de Movilidad, Plan Estatal de Investigación Científica y Técnica y de Innovación 2013-2016 for grant CAS14/00238.
Bibliographic CitationIEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON) (2017), pp 655-659
This paper describes the experience of the Cartagena node in the 2015 edition of the EU-xCEL project, which was funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. EU-xCEL aims at fostering entrepreneurship awareness and training among young graduates, in Information and Communication Technologies as well as to strengthen the European entrepreneurship ecosystem. This paper outlines the development of the training week and the posterior virtual incubation phase, as well as the experience of running the program in Cartagena. Finally, we outline some conclusions drawn from the experience.