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Hands on lab in Tudela, Spain with the UMI-Sci-Ed kit

UMI-SCI-ED - Fri, 12/07/2019 - 16:03
On July 11th 2019, a practical workshop to demonstrate the UDOO kit of the UMI-Sci-Ed project, a Horizon 2020 Funded project, was organized in the Dedalo Foundation premises, with the collaboration of ALL DIGITAL and Association Somos Digital. The UDOO kit used in the workshop had been presented to Association Somos Digital at the ALL Digital […]

Recruitment of university students in Norway …Yes, you should also try! 

UMI-SCI-ED - Wed, 26/06/2019 - 10:29
During the studies in Norway, university students proved to be an essential part of the UMI-Sci-Ed Community of Practice. Not only they can assist teachers while performing UMI activities, but they also provide role models for the pupils. We observed again and again that they are always the first choice when pupils have to ask […]

UMI-Sci-Ed pilot video now showing

UMI-SCI-ED - Thu, 13/06/2019 - 17:47
A video showing the activity of the pilots of the UMI-Sci-Ed project has been posted on to the UMI-Sci-Ed Youtube Channel.  The video shows clips taken during the pilots and explains how the participants in the workshops build their UMI devices.  Please take a look and let us have your comments! Hope you enjoy!

UMI-Sci-Ed project presents an inspiring opportunity for the future!

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 04/06/2019 - 13:16
On May 22 and 23 the UMI-Sci-Ed project consortium hosted the UMI-Sci-Ed conference in Brussels (see agenda). UMI-Sci-Ed aims to empower young people to think creatively, apply new knowledge in an effective way and become continuously competitive in our highly demanding working environment. In UMI-Sci-Ed, the technology itself was not starring as the objective of […]

Results of UMI-Sci-Ed by NKUL!!

UMI-SCI-ED - Mon, 27/05/2019 - 12:56
More than 1000 teachers and school managers gathering in the same place… what a fantastic occasion to share the results of UMI-Sci-Ed! NKUL is a Norwegian event that brings together teachers, school managers, policy makers, and educational technology companies. Thank you to the organizers of the NKUL conference who have given us the possibility to […]

UMI-Sci-Ed in Patras Science Festival 2019

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 14/05/2019 - 09:44
On Friday, 10-5-2019, students from the 1st High School of Aigio (piloting school of the UMI-Sci-Ed project) participated in Patras Science Festival (http://www.patras-science-festival.gr/en/)  presenting the smart recycling bin application  (Project “Internet of things in Aigio” based on the scenario “Hands on the Internet of Things” and developed by UMI-Sci-Ed project). Patras Science Festival is hosted at Hellenic Open University and […]

ALL DIGITAL WEEK 2019, UDOO kits and UMI-Sci-Ed project

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 16:15
ALL DIGITAL Week is an annual digital empowerment campaign run at digital competence centres, libraries, schools, community centres and non-profit organisations across Europe, bringing 100,000 Europeans every year in exciting online and offline events tackling digital transformation and its effects. These events also supported the objectives of the UMI- Sci-Ed project. The UMI-Sci-Ed project aims […]

All Digital Rijeka Hackathon

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 16:10
On 30th March 2019, CTC Rijeka hosted All Digital Rijeka Hackathon as a part of the ALL DIGITAL Week in Croatia. The idea behind the Hackathon was to gather creative youngsters who are going to create a Smart Plant Device, which would help take care of plants (to know when the plant needs water, when […]


UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 16:08
  The Udoo kits have been included in some of the All Digital Week events in order to show the potential of this set. The aim of this actions, whose main target group was young people, was to show the Udoo Neo board together with sensors as a way to help students to learn to […]

UMI-Sci-Ed project Events in Italy

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 16:01
From the beginning of 2018 to now, the University of Pisa (UNIPI) as UMI-Sci-Ed project partner, had the opportunity to present the UMI-Sci-Ed project to the Italian audience in various events, festivals and conferences. The first event was the Sustainable Development Festival (2th edition; ) that was held from the 22nd of May to the 7th […]

UMI in the 9th Student Festival for Digital Artifacts

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 23/04/2019 - 11:45
Student Festival for Digital Artifacts is organised in 16 cities in Greece, in order to promote  ΙCT class work, initiative, creativity and collaboration of students and teachers, in subjects related to new technologies, in primary and secondary schools. Each participating group of students present an innovative digital artifact. Presentations of students’ work, workshops, presentation of […]

UMI-Sci-Ed Conference, 22nd May 2019, Brussels

UMI-SCI-ED - Fri, 19/04/2019 - 15:43
Exploiting Ubiquitous computing, Mobile computing and the Internet of Things to promote Science Education   The UMI-Sci-Ed project consortium invites you to the UMI-Sci-Ed conference on May 22nd, 2019, in Brussels. The UMI-Sci-Ed project enhances the attractiveness and inclusiveness of science education and careers for young people through the use of Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing and the Internet […]

Save the date! 22 May for the UMI-Sci-Ed Conference

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 05/03/2019 - 20:57
Save the date: 22nd May 2019, 10h00-18h00 Location: L42, Rue de La Loi 42, Brussels, Belgium. (Metro: Arts-Loi) The event will bring together project partners, selected policy and technology industry stakeholders, and ALL DIGITAL members. It will explore how the UMI-Sci-Ed project can be exploited, and how it is relevant to industry employers, and policy […]

UMI is working with its target group: students joined the Norwegian team in the role of consultants!

UMI-SCI-ED - Fri, 09/11/2018 - 11:45
In early November 2018 a very special group of junior consultants joined the UMI-Sci-Ed team at NTNU. Are young students aware of the career possibilities that UMI offers? What do they know about the role of UMI in society? How can we help young students to get a better understanding of UMI careers? What are […]

Come see us in Brussels! Running a how to workshop at the ALL DIGITAL SUMMIT

UMI-SCI-ED - Wed, 19/09/2018 - 12:54
The UMI partnership will run a workshop at the upcoming ALL DIGITAL Summit that will take place in Brussels, BE, on October 18th-19th. It will be a part of the so-called “How-to” workshops. The  “How To” workshops will be conducted on Day 1 of the Summit, They are designed to give delegates a practical understanding of how […]

UMI-Sci-Ed Project at 21th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, Architectures, Methods, Tools (DSD’18) and Workshop on Machine Learning Driven Technologies and Architectures for Intelligent Internet of Things (ML-IoT’18)

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 18/09/2018 - 11:33
By Nicolas Sklavos, Ioannis D. Zaharakis, and Achilles Kameas The 21th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, Architectures, Methods, Tools was held between 28th and 31st August 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design (DSD’18) addressed all aspects of embedded, pervasive and high- performance, digital and mixed HW/SW system engineering, […]

UMI-Sci-Ed Project in the University of Patras: 3rd Summer School on “ICT and Applications”

UMI-SCI-ED - Tue, 18/09/2018 - 11:28
by Nicolas Sklavos, Ioannis D. Zaharakis and Achilles Kameas On June 25-26, 2018, the activities of UMI-Sci-Ed project were presented during the days of 3rd Summer School on “ICT and Applications”. This summer school was targeted to the students of the last year studies of Lyceums, from the local region of the city of Patras, […]

How to organize interesting and meaningful events to bring together your community? Our experience

UMI-SCI-ED - Mon, 17/09/2018 - 11:37
UMI-Sci-Ed learned a lot about it by contributing to the event Games, culture, and science for Boys and Girls, organized by TAPPETINA in Trondheim. The 1-day event was attended by 35 participants. The day started with guest lectures about games for learning math, games for learning reading skills and empathy, ICT for cultural heritage, design […]

UMI-Sci-Ed Workshop at Panhellenic Scientix Conference for STEM Education

UMI-SCI-ED - Fri, 14/09/2018 - 08:37
A workshop for school teachers, aiming at enhancing the impact UMI-Sci-Ed project, has been held in Athens on September the 4th, 2018, during the Pan-Hellenic Scientix Conference for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. The workshop has been delivered by Achilles Kameas, Associate Professor at the Hellenic Open University and the school teachers Angeliki […]

Parallel Summer Schools in Greece “The Internet of Things … … in our hands” in Patras

UMI-SCI-ED - Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:17
Students, 14 to 16 years old, attended a summer school in Patras from the 25th to the 28th of June. This summer school was held in four different cities (Patras, Athens, Salonica and Larissa) at the same time. Their common subject was the promotion of UMI technologies through the teaching of a simple scenario: “The Internet of […]