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Digitalization: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Education 4.0 Session


9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Education 4.0 Session

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Education 4.0 Session

[LT1] Education 4.0: Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Catalyst case-Study)

  • This session includes two catalyst case studies and student research poster presentations. The THEi-Swinburne University Project showcases the successful collaboration between two applied degree institutes (Hong Kong and Australia) which involved students, educators and industry working on ‘real-world’ innovations in product design. The Global Partners European Alliance showcases an alliance comprising six universities (UK, US, Germany, Switzerland) to enable innovation and improvements in learning environments, educational experiences, and outcomes for the students, faculty, community partners and stakeholders. This is followed by THEi Student Applied Research Symposium Poster Presentation, a showcase by a selection of THEi students of their final year industry-focused applied research projects.

MC: Dr Will Ma, THEi, HK


Catalyst Case Study: THEi-Swinburne University Design Project

  • Professor Blair Kuys, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia
  • Tristance Kee, THEi, HK



Catalyst Case Study: “The Global Partners European Alliance – charting its course”

  • Barbara Howell, Coventry University, United Kingdom


  • Professor Bernd Steffensen, University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt, Germany


  • Professor Robert Cox, Purdue Polytechnic Institute, United States



  • Professor Uwe Schulz, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland