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The partners

BF/M
BF/M
BF/M is the project leader. The Bayreuth Research Institute for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises at the University of Bayreuth (BF/M-Bayreuth) is a non-profit charitable organization with close ties to the University of Bayreuth and more than 40 years of history. Depending on the project workload, the institute employs around eight research assistants from different academic disciplines.

The conducted research benefits around 115 companies, which are members of the association. The successful two-way transfer of insights from business science and its tailored adaptation in the business or the academic world is among BF/M aims. Therefore, the institute is involved in projects with current problems and questions of practical relevance, to develop, adapt and implement efficient methods and instruments of business management and business sciences.

Hafelekar
Hafelekar
Hafelekar is consultancy company that combines expertise in managerial, social and educational sciences. It is founded in 2001. Hafelekar’s customers are business companies, non-profit organisations as well as clients in the public sector.

Hafelekar is mainly experienced in the following lines of business: Consulting, Research, Studies, Surveys, Evaluation, Validation of informal and non-formal learning, Development of (ICT) training models, Curricula design, Analysis of training needs, EU-funded projects.

A close cooperation exists with the University of Innsbruck (Department for Knowledge Organisation) in the area of qualitative social research. Hafelekar is very experienced in digital media production, distance and blended learning solutions.

Horizon Software Solutions
Horizon Software Solutions
Horizon Software Solutions is a technology provider which enables B2B2C trading organisations to drive profitability and growth through more effective multi-channel, multi-territory marketing.

With over 10 years track record, Horizon enables blue-chip companies and corporations to seize new market opportunities quickly and easily, with its web-based and mobile applications for customer care and loyalty management.

Horizon’s ground-breaking CRM technology became a blueprint for the mortgage industry and drew recognition in the form of two Gold Standard Mortgage Strategy Technology Service Awards.

Happiness Academy
Happiness Academy
Happiness Academy (HA) is a training organization with the mission to teach what was not taught in traditional classrooms: how to live a life of happiness and fulfilment.

Its trainings are upon scientifically validated evidence and content to create innovative training programmes for adults and for young people, based on positive psychology.

It also has experience transferring these trainings to digital, including mobile training formats and delivering to global audience. HA has staff with extensive experience in marketing and promotion, including in the fields of digital technology and telecommunications.

Consultoría de Innovación Social
Consultoría de Innovación Social
Consultoría de Innovación Social (CIS) team has experience for many years in different environments in the field of creative idea development, business organisation and action planning, staff recruiting and HR management, training of adults and youth, training of trainers, mentors and coaches.

With the extensive project management and implementation experience of its staff CIS is very competent to take over the task of managing the quality assurance processes of the project.

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