Marin Trušelj, co-founder of the IT company STEMI, visited Juraj Dobrila University of Pula. Within the project "3DandVRforVET" he met with the general project manager Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić and Kristina Hlavati Bertoncelj , expert associate for international projects and programs.
STEMI is a domestic project that is initially funded through a crowdfunding campaign, and over 50 robots have been donated to Croatian schools. Through project development and previous experience, STEMI has moved into a startup company with notable international success at the largest consumer electronics show in the United States - CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2017 in Las Vegas. The STEMI team has successfully developed and commercialized the STEMI Hexapod - for learning robotics and engineering.
"3DandVRforVET" project consortium technical team meeting was held online on the 21st May.
On behalf of Juraj Dobrila University of Pula, participants were Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić , Ivona Peternel , PhD and Ivan Veljović , M.Sc. ing. mech.
Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić greeted those present with a welcome speech. Ivona Peternel, PhD presented guidelines within project administration, dissemination and exploitation. Deadlines for submitting interim progress reports were presented.
As part of the "3DandVRforVET" project, on the March 18th 2021, a visit and presentation of the intellectual results 1 and part of the intellectual results of 2 were held to the pupils of the Industrial - Craft School Pula. The presentation was organized by Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić and Ivan Veljović, mag. ing. mech. from the Juraj Dobrila University in Pula and Dragan Radovanović (director of the Industrial - Craft School Pula) and teacher Dragan Pantić.
Within the project "3D and VR for VET", the intellectual result 2 is being intensively developed. As part of the development of that project result, presentations were held at the Medical School Pula.
Assoc. prof. Sven Maričić, project manager for the University, introduced the Arena model for the blind and visually impaired to the graduate pupils.
On that occasion, the students had the opportunity to do a tactile test of the model.
As part of the "3DandVrforVET" project, a delegation from the Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MediLS) spent a working week in Pula. MediLS Director Jelena Ružić, Scientific Coordinator Branka Bernard, Anja Šuta and Andrea Gelemanović participated in numerous meetings related to the planning of the future cooperation between the two project partners.
At the end of November, a 3D model for blind and partially sighted people was presented at the Association of the Blind of the Istrian County, as part of the work on the intellectual result 2.
This is a successful cooperation within the Erasmus + project "3DandVRforVET" between the University of Juraj Dobrila in Pula, The Foundation for Partnership and Civil Society Development and the Association for the Blind.
A presentation of 3D models for blind and partially sighted people was held in the Pula amphitheater on December 3rd 2020 as part of the „3D and Virtual Reality Technologies for VET project“. The presentation, led by Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić, general project manager, was attended by Assoc. Mirjana Radetić-Paić (Vice-Rector for Students, Educational Programs and Cooperation), prof. Marinko Škare (Vice-Rector for Research, Arts and Cooperation), Višnja Radunović Popović (Director of the School of Education), Daniela Panić (Medical School in Pula), Zlatko Kuftić (President of the Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired of Istria), Ph.D. Ivona Peternel (Head of the Office for Partnerships and Projects), Ines Pruginić, Jasmin Rami.
Within organization of newspaper „Jutarnji List“ online roundtable „Europe in my region“+- Economic Development and Innovation“ was held on the 30th October. General project manager Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić has presented the „3DandVRforVET“ project results.
Within project „3DandVRforVET“, international consortium meeting was held online. The central part was presentation of the finished intellectual output one – Handbook for pupils of medical and vocational schools – „Recipes for 3D experience“.
Within project „3DandVRforVET“ Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić has presented the project results in Medical School Pula from 12th to 14th October 2020. Handbook for Medical School „ Recipes for 3D experience“ was presented to students from second to fourth grade.
In the middle of June second online international partners consortium meeting within project „3DandVRforVET“ was held. General project manager Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić opened the meeting with a brief presentation of workplan and key theme points of the meeting. Head of the Office for partnership and projects Ivona Peternel, PhD announced financial and administration activities activities to be conducted in the following period.
University of Pula Rector Prof. Alfio Barbieri, advisor Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić and Ivona Peternel, PhD have visited Mediterranean Institute for Life Science – MediLS. The visit was organized within Erasmus+ project „3DandVRforVET“ where University is coordinator, and delegation has also participated in some professional workshops.
Within project „3d and Virtual Reality Technologies for VET“ online conference was held in organisation of Juraj Dobrila University of Pula and Scientific – technology institute VISIO. Participants were: project manager Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić, Vice Rector for research, art and cooperation Prof. Marinko Škare, prof. Miroslav Radman (Mediterranean Institute for Life Science), Branka Bernard, PhD (MediLS), Mladen Merćep (MediLS ), Tinka Vidović (MediLS) , Damir Medved (Ericsson Nikola Tesla), Valter Flego rapporteur of European Parliament for the Digital Europe program, European innovator of the year 2017 Michela Magaš and artist Martine – Nicole Rojina.
Within project „3D and Virtual Reality Technologies for VET“ the delegation of project partner Mediterranean Institute for Life Sciences (MediLS) – project team dr. Branka Bernard, dr. Mladen Merćep and Tinka Vidović visited Juraj Dobrila University of Pula.
Within Erasmus+ project „3D and Virtual Reality Technologies for VET“ - 3DandVRforVET, project reference 2019-1-HR01-KA202-061006, first virtual consortium meeting was held from 5th to 6th May 2020. In accordance with current epidemiological situation, two-days meeting was held virtually. Assoc. Prof. Sven Maričić (General Project Manager) opened the international meeting with introductary word and announced Assoc. Prof. Valter Boljunčić, Vice- Rector for Cooperation, Innovation and Technology Transfer.