ERA Chair team

ERA Chair of Industry 4.0 impact on management practices and economics 

The Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) School of Economics and Business is opening a Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow positions to join the team of the ERA Chair Project “Industry 4.0 impact on management practices and economics” (IN4ACT). 

The objective of the IN4ACT project is to implement structural changes at the Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) School of Economics and Business through research to be undertaken under the ERA Chair in “Industry 4.0 Management and Economics”, in order to increase research excellence, socio-economic impact, international reputation, and attractiveness to international talented researchers and students. 

The main objectives of the team are:  

  • To implement an ambitious research agenda on the impact of Industry 4.0 on management practices and economics;  
  • To drive changes at the KTU School of Economics and Business related to research management and human resources, especially to comply with the ERA Industry 4.0 priorities;  
  • To improve the KTU School of Economics and Business’ exploitation, dissemination, and communication capacities;  
  • To develop and expand networks and strengthen KTU School of Economics and Business’ links with stakeholders, especially in order to increase participation in public tenders for advanced RTD projects (e.g., European Commission Framework programs, among others).  

Have questions?

Additional information: 

ERA Chair holder Prof. dr. Panagiotis Damaskopoulos  

Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania 

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About KTU School of Economics and Business

The vision of the School is to become an internationally recognised centre of competence in the fields of economics, business and management focusing on interdisciplinary research and studies in the Baltic region. 

The mission of the School is to contribute to sustainable development of the country and welfare of society by educating responsible future leaders capable of creating and developing economic and social value in the long-term perspective through interdisciplinary research, studies and close interaction with stakeholders. 

The mission of research at the School is to make a visible impact on the future business and society while applying interdisciplinary approach and meeting high international academic standards of research into economics and management. 

Why Lithuania?

  • An industrial country with a strong focus on Industry 4.0 
  • Industrial companies have huge engineering potential with a focus on modern management techniques 
  • Empirical data from the Baltic region are under analysed; therefore, researchers have more opportunities to publish their research 
  • Fast changing society and industry 
  • Nice culture, nature, and friendly people
  • High quality of life in the country 

Why Kaunas University of Technology School of Economics and Business?

  • Interdisciplinarity is embedded into every researcher of the University 
  • Strong impact on Lithuania’s industry 
  • Strong relations with industrial associations and governmental institutions 
  • Cooperating researchers, willing to grow and ready for challenges