The Consortium is composed by experts in GI, with a long record of experience in EU, also in Training and Education.
1. GISIG, Co-ordinator, Association with more than 20 years experience in EU projects, will give its experience in management, its expertise in training initiatives in EU projects (e.g. VESTA-GIS, HUMBOLDT, NATURE-SDIplus)
2. ISPRA, Italian Environmental Agency, national reference institution for INSPIRE, for the links with regional and local Authorities and support in organization of training actions in Italy and provider of contents from One Geology for Europe.
2 EPSIT, SME, INSPIRE expert and Vice Chairman of CEN/TC 287, coordinator of smeSPIRE (for involvement of SMEs in INSPIRE). Support in training transfer and exploitation towards SMEs
3 IUAV, Primary University of Architecture and Planning, first Italian organizer of GIS curricular courses, with a long experience in Masters and distance learning (www.didatticaericercasit.it); will coordinate the harmonization of the Training Framework and promote a Master in INSPIRE, contributing to the impact on the Italian VET system
4 PLUS, Reference University for GI and for UNIGIS (www.unigis.net), worldwide network of educational institutions and distance learning in GI; provider of training modules and expertise for the Learning Paths, guaranteeing impact on institutional VET activities in Austria and at European level
5 GIST, Its Spatial Application Division (SADL) carries out national &international research, consultancy and educationain GI, Earth Observation and Spatial Data Infrastructures. KU Leuven is very active in the field of INSPIRE developments and knowledge transfer through academic teaching and vocational training; it forms a strong link to the higher education community through its in AGILE, the Association of GILaboratories in Europe.
6 NOVOGIT, Novogit is an international leading expert in INSPIRE and Spatial Data Infrastructures. It was involved in several “INSPIRE” projects at the EU level. It will provide training modules and support the implementation of the training framework.