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A Collaboration Ecosystem enabling EU Creative SMEs to exchange multi-media content and create multi-plot, interactive Apps for Children, curated according to Reader ability and educational value.

Objective

“Q-Tales” is a Collaboration Ecosystem, specifically designed to serve the needs of the European Children e-book industry, where European Creative SMEs, Experts and Parents, co-create new or transform existing Children Literature into high quality e-books & Apps using innovative ICT solutions provided by European ICT SMEs along with a Curation Framework provided by European Academic experts in the field of Pedagogy, Children Psychology and evolutionary Psychology. The specific objectives of the project are summarized below:
• Objective 1: Build the Q-Tales Collaboration Platform and respective ecosystem, including Gamification Aspects, where European self-publishers, authors, illustrators, voice actors, animators and other related SMEs & professionals will find & submit industry news, communicate, offer & receive services and collaborate.
• Objective 2: Develop the Q-Tales Authoring Tool, featuring an easy-to-use interface with powerful and sophisticated authoring features which will be used to create the Q-Tales e-books and apps, incorporating the Q-Tales Ontology and utilizing gamification techniques.
• Objective 3: Launch the Q-Tales Store where the authored e-books and apps will be offered worldwide.
• Objective 4: Define the Technical and Pedagogical Q-Tales Curation Frameworks, in order to ensure that every single item sold is, technically perfect and better connected with current academic developments in the fields of child / evolutionary psychology while offering a scent of “Europeanness”, whilst incorporating nation- and country-specific literacy cultural and linguistic elements.
• Objective 5: Develop a new breed of in-app analytics services.
• Objective 6: Identify & Connect with established European Children Literature Content Providers and Sources.
• Objective 7: Establish Q-Tales as a Brand Name with European Publishing Industry.
• Objective 8: Introduce the Q-Tales Awards as an annual creativity competition.

Field of science

  • /humanities/philosophy, ethics and religion/philosophy/metaphysics/ontology
  • /humanities/languages and literature/literature - general
  • /social sciences/sociology/governance/public services
  • /social sciences/psychology
  • /social sciences/educational sciences/pedagogy

Call for proposal

H2020-ICT-2014-1
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

THEOFANIS ALEXANDRIDIS KAI SIA EE
Address
Eleftheriou Venizelou 4
17676 Kallithea
Greece
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 145 250

Participants (8)

REAL GROUP (UK) LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 78 505
Address
Canterbury Innovation Centre, University Road
CT2 7FG Canterbury
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ORTELIO LTD
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 180 250
Address
Puma Way Coventry University Technology Park
CV1 2TT Coventry
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PUBLISTO DIGITAL APPLICATIONS EPE
Greece
EU contribution
€ 99 312,50
Address
Aristippou 29
106 76 Athina
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FORMA CAMERA - AZIENDA SPECIALE DELLA CAMERA DI COMMERCIO, INDUSTRIA,ARTIGIANATO E AGRICOLTURA DI ROMA PER LA FORMAZIONE IMPRENDITORIALE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 142 875
Address
Via De Burro 147
00186 Roma
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
IZBA PRZEMYSLOWO - HANDLOWA W KRAKOWIE
Poland
EU contribution
€ 60 375
Address
Ul. Florianska 3
31 019 Krakow
Activity type
Other
GAMIFICO LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 92 750,50
Address
Camburgh House 27 New Dover Road
CT1 3DN Canterbury
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND GALWAY
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 112 500
Address
University Road
H91 Galway
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
MILOPOULOS GRIGORIOS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 74 375
Address
4 Thisseos Street Dafni
17234 Athina
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)