Address: Via S.M. in Gradi 4 – 01100  Viterbo (Italy)
E-Mail: isense@unitus.it
Website: www.unitus.it

The university of tuscia is located in viterbo, central italy. It was founded in 1979 and is a multidisciplinary italian public university that claims a prominent position among the best research and teaching centres in italy and europe. It represents a great resource for local development and for the production of innovative processes involving both research and small and medium-sized enterprises (smes). The university has about 700 employees, equally divided between technical-administrative staff and researchers and professors. Unitus has bilateral agreements with partners in europe, usa, asia and south africa for the exchange of academic staff, phd students and post-doc researchers, further enriching its professionalism and collaborations. It has participated in the past and still participates in the erasmus and erasmus plus mobility programmes. It is one of the four italian universities that adhere to the global compact, one of the major initiatives aimed at promoting a sustainable global economy, respectful of human and labour rights, environmental protection, and the fight against corruption.

Unitus comprises six departments:

-department of agricultural and forestry sciences (dafne)

– department of ecological and biological sciences (deb)

– department of economics, engineering, society and business organization (deim)

– department of innovation in biological, agri-food and forestry systems (dibaf)

– department of linguistic-literary, historical-philosophical and legal studies (distu)

– department of humanities, communication and tourism (disucom)

The University of Tuscia also carries out its research, development,
and technology transfer activities through 8 interdepartmental University
centres and 7 interuniversity centres. These Centers boast advanced fine
analysis equipment capable of covering all the analytical needs for carrying
out innovative research projects. At the University of Tuscia there is also the
Industrial Research and Development (R&D) sector which is supported by a
dedicated office. Tuscia has been awarded numerous grants at national and
international level on the topic inclusion.


Address: Via Martiri 28 Marzo, 35 – 06219 Perugia (Italy)
E-Mail: tucep@tucep.org
Website: www.tucep.org

TUCEP is a no profit Association of twelve Italian Universities and numerous Enterprises, and Public Authorities; it was created in 1992 under the EU COMETT Programme, the Community Programme on cooperation between universities and enterprises regarding training in the field of research, innovation and technology. TUCEP credited by Umbria Region for the realization of higher, continuous and permanent training and it is certified according UNI EN ISO 9001:2015 standards.

The mission of TUCEP is to foster and develop collaboration between universities and the world of work through the implementation of research and training projects aimed at promoting innovation and quality in education and training, promoting social inclusion, entrepreneurship and European values at regional, national, European level.

In order to achieve the institutional objectives, TUCEP is engaged in fostering the acquisition, updating and assessment of key and vocational competences by young people and adults in order to enable their entry or re-entry into the labour market. In addition, the association is committed to carrying out pilot projects at European, national and regional level aimed at testing innovative approaches and good practices in the field of training.


Address: Avd. Medina Azahara, 5 – 14071 Córdoba (Spain)
E-Mail: informacion@uco.es
Website: www.uco.es

The university of cordoba (uco) is a non-profit institution of higher education and research established in 1972. It is at the forefront of research in andalusia, spain, and is recognized as one of the leading research institutions at the national level. Uco has a strong presence in agricultural sciences and plant & animal science. With a deep commitment to society, uco promotes inclusion, innovation, research, technological development, and knowledge transfer as drivers of social and economic progress.

UCO has 193 research units and 2,200 employees covering diverse disciplines, ranging from Humanities and Legal and Social Sciences to Health Sciences and Science and Technology. It is equipped with state-of-the-art research facilities on its Rabanales Campus. Additionally, it has greenhouses, a meteorology station, and a Central Animal Experimentation Unit.

UCO offers a wide range of services in ICT and audiovisual technologies, as well as education and training. It also has extensive experience in managing and implementing international projects.


Address:UNIVERSITAETSSTRASSE 65-67 – 9020 Klagenfurt (Austria)
Website: http://www.aau.at

Since it was founded in 1970, the Universität Klagenfurt (AAU) has become firmly established as the leading institution of academic education in the Austrian province of Carinthia. Due to its location near the border of Italy and Slovenia, it is also called the “Alps-Adriatic University”.AAU has approx. 13,000 students & 1,500 members of staff who learn/teach, work and conduct research. AAU is also one of the largest providers of academic continuing education in Austria.The “Faculty Centre for Sign Language and Deaf Communication” (ZGH) aims to improve the situation of deaf and hard-of-hearing people concerning education and job chances. It is the only university research centre of its kind in Austria. There are currently 8 collaborators (4 deaf, one hard-of-hearing and 3 hearing).

ZGH has special experience in:

  • sign language teaching and research;
  • raising Deaf awareness;
  • multimedia courses for language teaching;
  • vocational materials for deaf people;
  • sign language videos;
  • online dictionaries for sign languages.


Address: road św. Rocha 41B/7 – 35-330 Rzeszów (Poland)
E-Mail: stow.pitagoras@gmail.com
Website: www.pitagoras.org.pl

The “PITAGORAS” Development Association was established in 2010 on the initiative of a group of people interested in popularizing sign language and building their own social competences. Our goal is to conduct educational, cultural, professional and social activities aimed at people with disabilities, the unemployed, those at risk of social and professional exclusion, and all those interested in their own development. An important element of our activity is education in the field of Polish Sign Language (PJM).
We have experts in the field of teaching sign language and providing translation services, including materials for companies and institutions. We implement educational projects using new technologies, also at the European level. Our advantage is the education of deaf people in various areas of their everyday life.
Our goal is to make available in sign language those places that are freely used by hearing people, e.g. museums.


Address: VIA CARLO ARMELLINI 16 – 00153 Rome (Italy)
E-Mail: info@bluecinematv.com
Website: https://www.bluecinematv.com/

Blue Cinema TV was founded in 1999, heir to a family tradition started in 1929. Its activity is focused on Film Production and Research and Development of New Immersive Visual Technologies. It has produced first feature films of young authors gaining recognition from the Italian Ministry of Culture and major international film festivals and visibility thanks to TV channels (Rai, Telewizja Polska) and the leading streaming platforms (Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV, Google Play). For a long time, the company has embarked on a path leading to the combination of artistic expression and technological innovation: the European patent OLOS®, the process for reproducing life-size interactive human beings, which is mainly applied in the fields of education and culture. On the other hand, the collaboration with universities and research institutes has stimulated the research and development process that led to obtaining two other patents: HI®– Human Interface, which simulates human presence in the real environment, and I-CINEMA®, which aims to experimenting innovative solutions of interactive cinematography.


Website: www.fh-mittelstand.de

The FHM is a private, non-profit and state-approved University of Applied Sciences. The FHM has been founded in 2000 by medium-sized enterprises and educational institutions. Since then it has developed into one of the most successful private universities in Germany with a strong focus on the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises.

The FHM’s goal is to provide students with necessary theoretical and hands-on skills for their later business career. The FHM’ concept focuses on practical career orientation, individual tutoring, and small group sizes.

At present, there are approx. 5100 students in BA, MA and MBA programs, 100 in doctoral programs, and 630 in scientific further education studying at the FHM. The programs on offer include 20 full-time, 44 part-time, 5 dual study programs, 4 distance education programs , 3 further scientific education and 1 doctoral program in cooperation with the British universities of Gloucestershire and Worcester, and 14 programs in the field of scientific further education. Study programs cover 3 main areas: Economics; Media & Communication; HR, Health and Social Work.

On an ongoing basis, FHM develops ideas and concepts for research projects with a national and international focus. The FHM is currently involved in 33 projects and the topics of entrepreneurship, sustainability, urban and rural & mobility, digitalization/security, media/virtual reality, education/skills/personnel, health/nursing form focal points in this context.


Address: Via Campo di Marte, 9 – 06124 Perugia (Italy)
E-Mail: sordi.umbria@libero.it
Website: www.beta.pgcesvol.com/ausru

AUSRU is a no-profit association aimed at promoting the social inclusion of Deaf people. At this purpose, the association organise meetings and gatherings, cultural, sporting, competitive activities, recreation and leisure, games, courses, seminars, studies and research for the Deaf and hard of hearing people who struggle for the recognition of the most natural and important right to humans, which is the freedom (of being, of thinking, of choose); to tackle the lack of communication and to fight against the marginalization, especially of young people. The Association provides assistance and support in insurance, taxation, fiscal and legal issues, by volunteer services and interventions, for wellbeing, honour and concept safety of Deaf people. The Association offers opportunities to hearing people who are learning Italian Sign Language to practice language and socialise with Deaf people in order to get to know Deaf culture better. At this purpose, the activities organised by AUSRU are open, not only to the Deaf community, but to the people who want to get closer to the Deaf community and its culture.


Address: C/ Islas Aleutianas 28 – 28035 Madrid (Spain)

E-Mail: fundacion.cnse@fundacioncnse.org
Website: www.fundacioncnse.org

The FUNDACIÓN CNSE PARA LA SUPRESIÓN DE LAS BARRERAS DE COMUNICACIÓN is a state-level entity with legal personality, non-profit and associated to the Confederation of the Deaf (CNSE). FCNSE has invested more than 25 years working to improve access for deaf people at all levels in society, and to promote the development of projects that improve the quality of life of this group. FCNSE aims to carry out R+D in order to contribute to the development and strengthening of the competitiveness of enterprises, by improving the quality of life and social accessibility of deaf people.

The activities of Fundación CNSE are:

  • Spanish sign language research
  • Accessibility and technology
  • Dissemination and awareness of issues related to Deaf people and LSE
  • Promoting reading among deaf people