The European Commission has approved the financing of the project "Boosting the telecommunications engineer profile to meet the modern society and industry needs (BENEFIT)", from the ERASMUS + KA2 program. One of the leading partners in the project is the Faculty of Technical Sciences in Novi Sad (FTN).
The project foresees a cooperation between departments and university chairs of telecommunications of 9 regional universities, as well as cooperation with industrial partners, including Ericsson (Zagreb), Cisco (Belgrade), RT-RK, Vojvodina ICT cluster, DMS, Zesium Mobile and AlfaNum.
The project is of great importance for the Department of Telecommunications and Signal Processing of the Faculty of Technical Sciences as it will contribute to the modernization of its study program. The project budget is close to € 1,000,000, of which € 125,000 is intended for FTN. Nearly € 50,000 will be used for procurement of equipment for laboratories in the Department. The project will start on October 15th 2017 and will last for 3 years.