ICOPER - Interoperable Content for Performance in a Competency-driven Society

  • Simon, Bernd (PI - Project head)
  • Buchta, Wolfgang (Researcher)
  • Müller, Franz (Researcher)
  • Najjar, Jehad (Researcher)
  • Totschnig, Michael (Researcher)

Project Details

Financing body

EU - European Commission


ICOPER is a Best Practice Network co-funded by the eContentplus programme of the European Community. The 30-months-project started in September 2008 and has the mission to collect and develop further best practices for the design, the development and the delivery of interoperable content which supports competency-driven higher education.
The three main objectives of the consortium are

* Analyse and facilitate the adoption of standards and specifications
* Make learning resources accessible
* Validate standards and specifications and condense them into the ICOPER Reference Model (IRM).
Effective start/end date1/09/0828/02/11

Collaborative partners

  • Vienna University of Economics and Business (lead)
  • AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków (Project partner)
  • Jyväskylän yliopisto (Project partner)
  • Giunti Labs (Project partner)
  • Universität Wien, Zentrum für Lehrentwicklung (Project partner)
  • University of Leicester (Project partner)
  • Tallinn University (Project partner)
  • The Open University (Project partner)
  • Wirtschaftsuniversität Kaunas (Project partner)
  • Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Project partner)
  • Høgskolen i Oslo (Project partner)
  • University of Leuven (Project partner)
  • University of Cyprus (Project partner)
  • National Center of Scientific Research Demokritos (Project partner)
  • Open University (Project partner)
  • Hautes Etudes Commerciales (Project partner)
  • Institut National des Télécommunications (Project partner)
  • IMC - Information Multimedia Communication AG (Project partner)
  • Institute "Jozef Stefan", Ljubljana (Project partner)
  • Synergetics (Project partner)