Within the Erasmus KA2 project "Promise" -Personalized Medicine inquiry-Based Education, a dissemination event was held at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry in Zagreb, organized by the Mediterranean Institute for Life Research (MediLS). On behalf of MediLS, r epresentatives were the director Jelena Ružić, mag.oec, dr.sc. Branka Bernard, Andrea Gelemanović and Irena Rajić.
Kristina Hlavati Bertoncelj, mag.oec from the Office for Partnership and Projects presented Juraj Dobrila University of Pula projects that are in implementation, with special emphasis on Erasmus + KA2 projects - "3D and Virtual reality technologies for VET" and „Boosting the scientific excellence and innovation capacity of 3D printing methods in pandemic period – BRIGHT”. Representatives of Medical School Pula also participated in the event.
The main objective of the PROMISE project is to prepare medical and science students for the rapidly changing landscape of medical practice and research by creating innovative teaching tools and practices for inquiry-based online learning of P4 Medicine and Responsible Research and Innovationprinciples. This approach requires cross-disciplinary culture and the change towards a proactive mindset from a traditional "fixed" evidence-based approach to treating patients.
The conference was opened by Assoc prof. Donatella Verbanec from the Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry in Zagreb. Branka Bernard,PhD presented the PROMISE project, Prof. Sandra Kostić from the Medical Faculty of the University of Split gave a lecture "Prevention Medicine & RRI". The lecture "Predictive Medicine & RRI" was given by Andrea Gelemanović (MediLS). PhD from the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb spoke about participatory medicine & RRI.
The afternoon part of the program was followed by a project fair where all participants had the opportunity to meet, present their scope of work and interests, in order to network and plan future cooperation. The first results of the mentioned Erasmus + projects of the University were presented to the students of secondary vocational schools and medical students.