We are very pleased to invite you to the INNOTECS Conference 2019: “Bringing Industry and Training together”.


This year we will meet in beautiful Porto from 20 to 22 October.

The conference offers a unique opportunity for sharing inspiring practices in technical education and training by valuable networking, a company visit, round table discussions and finding new project partners.


Please register for the INNOTECS study visit using the link below:


File program Innotecs 2019 Porto

INNOTECS News - Now it’s official!

Innotecs is now an official association

Just around New Year the Secretary general and the Trasurer of INNOTECS gathered for visiting the notarys office in The Hague. The statutes of the official association INNOTECS were to be signed. “As an International network we very much need to take the next step and become a legal entity and establish our network as an official association” says Marko Kemppinen, Chairman of the board.

INNOTECS started as a project supported by Erasmus+ funding, and after the project period ended, the network had grown strong enough to continue as an independent

Cooperation across the Atlantic

Cooperation across the Atlantic

INNOTECS and TA3 (Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding in February this Spring.

The TA3 (Trans-Atlantic Technology and Training Alliance) is a consortium of leading community and technical colleges in the U.S. and Europe that promotes learning and innovation across borders, supports regional economies, and promotes the value and importance of a global perspective.

By the Memorandum of Understanding the two associations acknowledge each other and will resolve to strengthen collaboration between the

INNOTECS Conference 2018

Dear INNOTECS members,


It is a pleasure to pre-announce our next INNOTECS conference.


The board decided in its February meeting to add another half a day to the conference to bring more benefit for the members, so make sure you SAVE THE DATE.

In the meantime we are preparing a very interesting academic program with a (technical-) school visit and a company visit


The draft program 2018 Lake Como (Italy)


  • Monday October 22                : evening Welcome drink with friends
  • Tuesday October 23               : Conference day 1
  • Wednesday October 24          : Conference morning day 2*

Thessaloniki Innotecs seminar

Before the EfVET2017-conference in Thessaloniki, Innotecs members gathered to attend Innotecs seminar at MET hotel on Wednesday 25th of November.

Innotecs very first General Assembly addressed the history of Innotecs, report from the Treasures and the proposal of official status of Innotecs after first of January 2018.





After our General Assembly,  representative of IEK Delta Studies Thessaloniki gave us a short introduction of her school, which we visited after the seminar.


Professor Giorgos M. Papadourakis from Technological Educational Institute of Crete, presented an

I N V I T A T I O N to Third annual INNOTECS conference

Third annual conference
25 October 2017 in Thessaloniki
“Inspiring Practices”
Join us on the 25th October 2017, 8.45 AM – 6:00 PM, at the MET Hotel for the conference.
At INNOTECS 2017 Conference we will work together on the Theme: Inspiring Practices.
We will show you good examples and give you the possibility to pitch new project ideas,
to find partners or to take the stage to invite partners to exchange staff, students with your school.
If you want to pitch an idea you can let us know by mail or mention it in the link
Costs :
☞ 75 € per person for delegates from member schools

Innotecs-conference in Valencia

After the final Erasmus+ project meeting we arranged a conference to all associated Innotecs partners.

After setting up the theme, we had a chance to hear the key note speaker Javier Lopez Mora.

The main part of the conference was to bring together our partrners, and to talk about the future. For that we used World Cafe- methodology, which was successful.

Here are the results from all World Cafe-tables:

PDF icon Worldcafe Valencia


Company visit in Valencia 

We also had a chance to make a company visit to Faurecia , where we had nice opportunity to become acquainted with a very high

INNOTECS presented in project fair in the Basque Country

Last Wednesday 9th, HETEL, an association of 21 VET centers in the Basque Country, held their second Project Innovation Fair.  INNOTECs project was presented there to more than 65 participants from twelve different schools.

Anabel Menica ran a round table where the participants had the opportunity to receive direct information about the project and our aims.  They wanted to have all the details: number of VET schools involved, countries, companies, …  The participants were promised they would keep updated and would get all the necessary information to join the partnership.