The honoris causa doctorate for prof. Hubert Österle

The honoris causa doctorate for prof. Hubert Österle

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On the 5th of March 2015 there was a feast of Wroclaw University of Economics. The main event of the ceremony was to confer the honorary honoris causa doctorate of the University of Economics in Wroclaw to the prof. Hubert Österle from the University of St. Gallen. The promoter of the honorary doctorate was prof. Bogdan Franczyk. The ceremony was attended by representatives of Lower Silesia, authorities of Wroclaw, authorities of numerous polish universities as well as invited guests from universities in Germany and Switzerland.

An important element of prof. H. Österle activity is its cooperation with the Business Informatics Institute of Wroclaw University of Economics. This cooperation includes, inter alia research and development in the Independent Living project. The result of this work is IT platform “Appointment Coordination Service” used to coordinate and manage the ordering and electronic distribution of broadly defined services.

Due to initiatives and activities of the professor Österle, among others, ActGo-Gate project (Active Retiree and Golden Workers Gate) was acquired. This project has been currently fulfilling by consortium of partners from Switzerland, Germany and Poland. Obtained funding for the project is a total of over 1,6 mill Euro, of which the sum of 375 thousand Euro fell our University. The consortium plans are further grants and development projects in collaboration with several institutions and organizations from Lower Silesia.