A coordinated and harmonized system is established where network partners cooperate and mutually support each other, that provides gender sensitive and appropriate education in the use of Geo-Information Science that is responsive to the GTP objectives at academic and vocational training levels
An active, collaborative and coherent Geo-Information based research programme between network partners in line with the needs of stakeholders in the public and private sector, and contributes to the GTP objectives;
Demand driven outreach activities are taking place to ensure sustainable collaboration between the network, the public and private sector that determines the research and education profiles, stimulates spin off and entrepreneurship, and expands to engage other stakeholders.
Curriculum review and updated GI-program and staff trained in new domain specific courses
Installation of computer cluster infrastructure together with audio /video recording facilities
Utilization of low cost data acquisition systems, like UAVs and satellite reception stations.
Utilization of low cost, free or open source Geo-Information software tools.
Review of education management and quality control procedures.
Coherent applied research-program between 3 Universities supported by PhD and MSc studies.
Common research area equipped with necessary in-situ data collection systems
Linkage between University and selected TVET institutes
Linkage between network and stakeholders from private and public sector
Introduction of digital learning management systems and provision of distance education, also in support of TVET
Stimulation of entrepreneurship – new product development and other spin-off creation activities
Extension of collaboration with other knowledge institutes or networks, both national or within the region
Strong emphasis on sustainability to ensure continuity of education, research and outreach activities