EU project "ScreenME-Net" accepted as part of Horizon 2020

Media and Communication Management Department successful with joint project of seven universities.

Media and Communication Management research group headed by Prof. Dr. Andreas Will has been successful with its application for a joint project within the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020. A total of 439 projects were up for selection in the H2020-Widespread-2018-2020 call for proposals, of which 77 (17.5%) were finally selected. Under the lead management of Tallinn University, a proposal entitled "ScreenME-Net" was submitted with the aim of linking internationally renowned universities in the field of media entrepreneurship with Tallinn University and jointly building up expertise in this field. Participating in the project are the Jönköping International Business School (Sweden), Aarhus University (Denmark), Lappeenranta-Lahti University of Technology (Finland), Cork Institute of Technology (Ireland), Vrije Universiteit Brussels (Belgium) and Technische Universität Ilmenau. Over a period of 36 months, these partners will jointly promote a research centre for screen media entrepreneurship, develop formats for excellent teaching and the promotion of young researchers in the field. Dr. Britta M. Gossel is the project manager at Technische Universität Ilmenau.