The GENOVATE Community consist of seven GENOVATE partner institutions; the GENOVATE International Advisory Board; key strategic collaborators and stakeholders and the general public. It is a mechanism designed to facilitate meaningful knowledge exchange across the community at local, national and international levels within each of the partner institutions’ countries, across Europe and globally.
The Launch of the Mentoring Pilot Programme at UNINA was held on October 27th 2014 in Naples with the participation of the delegate of the new Rector, the Director of the Science and Technology School, Prof. Piero Salatino, and members of the Institutional Advisory Board (CII) of GENOVATE from the academic and top management staff of UNINA and stakeholders.
After a brief introduction of the Coordinator of the GENOVATE UNINA team, Dr. Ofelia Pisanti, and the welcome address by Prof. Piero Salatino, Dr. Ilenia Picardi, Project Manager of the UNINA team, provided an overview of the Mentoring project. During the session, several UNINA and stakehoder representatives had a speech: Prof. Rita Mastrullo, from the Academic Senate, Prof. Caterina Arcidiacono, Rector's Delegate, Dr. Angela Gargano, from the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (which is partner of the GENOVATE team for the organization of the Mentoring Programme), Prof. Daniela Montesarchio, from the Naples Women in Science Group (Coordinamento Napoletano Donne nella Scienza).
The presentations were followed by a debate, moderated by Prof. Luciano Mayol, Director of the Center for the Coordination of Special Projects and Organizational Innovation (COINOR).