About the Iliad Academy
The Iliad Academy, an important component of Iliad's Innovation Booster support, will serve as the educational and capacity development hub for the project and beyond, hosting content related to ocean digitalisation, twinning, marine sustainability, and blue economies. In addition to its online hub, the academy will also organize physical activities offering training and workshops to address the following needs:
1. Fulfill the internal capacity building needs of the ILIAD consortium and its associated partners
The Iliad Academy will organize and/or host all the training sessions, workshops, and materials needed to share the knowledge and expertise with all consortium partners and other relevant European projects. When appropriate, these sessions will be recorded and made available on the platform, for further later use. Any developed toolkits, guidelines, tutorials, or training material could also be made available publicly at a later stage.
2. Cater to the training needs of end-users to benefit from offered DTO tools and developers to add services to the iliad Marketplace
The Iliad Academy will host all training material to help end-users understand the functionality of the iliad DTO, facilitate the usage of the offered applications on its marketplace, and support companies that want to have their services offered on it.
This can include application documentation, guidebooks, tutorials, webinars, training sessions, standards, and best practices. These offerings will be co-designed by receiving continuous feedback from end-users and developers alike to better understand their needs and challenges. The academy will host diverse, multi-disciplinary content from technical capacity development, to business management support, and policy development and compliance It will also host material it receives from the Iliad Blue Technology Business Innovation Facility (BTBIF) and the iliad Policy Impact Hub (PIF).
3. Provide online and in-person educational and professional content related to Blue Growth and ocean sustainability
The Iliad Academy will curate the aforementioned training and capacity-development material and receive additional content from partners to offer to educational institutions as online/offline courses, MOOCs, and to businesses as certificate training programs to their staff.
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