Centre for Advanced Studies at WSB University in Gdansk (CAS at WSB) is a research and development unit established on the university campus to focus on the implementation of projects in the field of information technology in relation to the global business strategy of IBM – a partner of the centre. CAS establishment within WSB University structures offers opportunities for multidisciplinary cooperation of staff, students and doctoral students from different WSB faculties with highly skilled professionals from cooperating with CAS entities. Such an approach is consistent with the requirements of today's knowledge-based economy, in which interdisciplinary teams play a major role in R&D projects conducting. In this context, it becomes crucial to build an open and favorable environment of mutual relations between science and business organizations.
The vision of the Centre is to become a leading research and development unit of north-eastern Poland in the field of IBM Information Technology Services.
CAS at WSB, according to its mission, undertakes to build, maintain and develop a favourable environment for exchange of experience between academic staff and business representatives to enable effective and efficient R&D projects implementation in the field of new technologies, especially IT and decision support systems. Therefore the main goals of CAS at WSB are:
- developing mutual relations between science and business organizations,
- acquiring the status of outstanding R&D unit recognizable domestically and
- cooperation with business organizations,
- training and development opportunities for the University staff and students,
- promoting and developing of project management standards.
According to the CAS mission as a place of personal development of employees and PhD, MSc and BSc students, the founders would like to invite all interested representatives of the academic community to the cooperation.
Establishment of Centre for Advanced Studies at WSB University
The finalizing meeting of Centre for Advanced Studies at Gdansk University of Technology (CAS at WSB) establishment took place on 27th April 2016 at WSB University. CAS is a research and development unit focused on the implementation of projects in the field of information technology in relation to the global business strategy of IBM, which is a partner of the centre.