Ulysseus Summit

Košice, Slovakia, 26-28 April, 2022

Nearly a hundred members of the Ulysseus community participated in the first Ulysseus Summit in Košice, the home city of the Technical University of Košice, TUKE – one of the members of the alliance, from today until Thursday. Among the attendees to the event there were university representatives, academics, researchers, students and staff members from the partner universities of the Ulysseus alliance: University of Seville in Spain, Université Cote D’Azur in France, University of Genoa in Italy, Technical University of Košice in Slovakia, MCI | The Entrepreneurial School® in Austria and the Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences in Finland.


Students' Agenda


Wednesday, 27 April, 2022

Icebreaker: Wrap-up

Student Association Task-Group Meeting:

  • How to Establish Ulysseus Student Association: open discussion, defining common points connected with the establishment
  • Action Plan for Ulysseus Student Association Establishment: developing the plan

Thursday, 28 April, 2022

Follow-up Activity of Co-creation Workshop on Open Classes Sites:
  • Restrospective on Projects Outcomes (after experts’ feedbacking): a team activity, what has been done and what should be improved, benchmarking and tailoring.
  • Lightning Decision Jam (co-creation activity for decision-making.
  • Lessons-Learned and Participants Feedbacking to the Team.


Researchers' Agenda


Wednesday, 27 April, 2022

Presentation of Current R&D Challenges: 

Challenges in Robotics, Data and AI in Europe and Beyond (Peter Sinčák, Head of the Department of Cybernetics and Artificial Intelligence of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Informatics)

Introducing Research Capacities in Robotics, Data and AI across Ulysseus Ecosystem.

Brainstorming on Upcoming Ideas for Horizon Europe Calls for Proposals.

Thursday, 28 April, 2022

Wrap-up & Action Plan, presentation of the results from the workshops, defining action plan.

Exploring the TUKE Research Ecosystem: visits in selected excellent research workplaces and TUKE partners
(TUKE: Hydrogen Technology Centre, Prototyping and Innovation Centre – activities in the field of robotics for nuclear power plants, Institute of Automation, Mechatronics, Robotics and Production Systems etc.)

Press Releases

For two days, participants discussed the future academic offer of Ulysseus, the work in the field of research and innovation and how researchers and students can collaborate in the creation process of the University.

The team gathered yesterday to discuss a variety of topics within the project such as Open Science, gender, European Research Area hubs, and the status of Ulysseus Research and Innovation agenda and strategy.