Our Project

Our project is designated to provide high quality education materials for those, willing to start, develop and enhance their knowledge on IoT on basic level as well as on the professional one.

Classic Courses

IOT-OPEN.EU project provides free materials for Bachelor, Graduate and Post-Graduate students as well as Professionals and VETs willing to upgrade their knowledge on IoT field up to the latest State of the Art. Partner universities are introducing full time modules into their curriculum.


Those willing to study IoT remote, there will be offered a MOOC module. This offer is for all those Students, VETs, Technology Geeks and General Audience that is unable to join our university based courses personally. This offer is also for people with disabilities and those from distant regions that are unable to join us physically.

VREL - Remote and Distant Labs

IOT-OPEN.EU project is preparing a set of distant and remote access labs that users may interact remotely with real devices and systems of IoT. Consortium is preparing to run a network of labs with various IoT platform including Arduino, Intel, Raspberry and others.

Our Story

IOT-OPEN.EU project is funded by European Community under Erasmus+ programme KA2 (Strategic Partnership for Higher Education). Consortium is lead by Silesian University of Technology and is composed of:
  • SUT (Poland, Gliwice) - Silesian University of Technology (Politechnika Śląska),
  • ITMO (Russia, Sankt Petersburg) - National Research University of Information Technologies Mechanics and Optics (Санкт-Петербургский национальный исследовательский университет информационных технологий, механики и оптики),
  • ITT (Estonia, Tallinn) - ITT Group,
  • RTU (Latvia, Riga) - Riga Technical University (Rigas Tehniska Universitate),
  • UME (Italia, Sicilia, Messina) - University of Messina (Universita Degli Studi Di Messina),
  • TUT (Estonia, Tallinn) - Tallinn University of Technology (Tallinna Tehnikaulikool).
Our project idea was originally initiated in 2015 and was growing towards proposal submitted in 2016. Project implementation starts in 1 December 2016 and lasts till 31 May 2019.
Project is funded by Erasmus+ KA2 - action managed by Polish National Agency and Erasmus+ representative FRSE (Foundation for the Development of the Education System)

Consortium Management Team

Our Team is composed of experienced researchers and educators from five European countries.
Piotr Czekalski
Project Manager (SUT, Poland)
Krzysztof Tokarz
Team Leader, IO2 Manager (SUT, Poland)
Alexander Kapitonov
Team Leader (ITMO, Russian Federation)
Agris Nikitenko
Team Leader, IO1 Manager (RTU, Latvia)
Raivo Sell
Team Leader, IO3 Manager (ITT Group, Estonia)
Salvatore Distefano
Team Leader (UME, Sicilia, Italy)
Eero Väljaots
Team Leader (TUT Estonia)


By the Consortium Team, there is vast number of external contributors helping us to make our project even better. We constantly attract new cooperators and experts, strengthening professional IoT education.

We Teach IoT. Details coming soon ...

IOT-OPEN.EU news feed

  • Nov, 11

    Green Screen studio works

    Meanwhile, in the Green Screen studio, We’re cooking MOOCs for you! Krzysztof and the team are recording a chapter on the low-level protocols like I2C, SPI, Serial, and so on.BTW – do you know, there is a great, open source software for teleprompting? The name is pretty simple … Teleprompter 😉

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    Nov, 7

    MOOC technology

    So here we are ;-). All our team is working hard on implementing the final steps of the MOOC course for beginners. Polish, Latvian and Italian teams are instantly playing somewhere between green-screen studio, post-processing and graphics design. Some of the pictures on the IoT Application Domain chapter no 1.5 are attached below. As it […]

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  • Oct, 21

    Back to work

    Here starts heavy work, particularly on IO2, the MOOC course. Meanwhile we also prepare photos for the use in both IOs: 1 (book) and 2 (self study online course) of the most modern IOT platforms. Some chips are as small as single coffee bean!

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    Oct, 13

    M4 Dissemination event in Messina on 17th October

    The details of the event are here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1133200776835361/?ti=as You’re welcome to join us!

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  • Oct, 12

    M4 Messina meeting, October 15-17th

    We move to the Messina, Sicilia, Italy to discuss the latest and most important activities planned for the remaining part of the grant period. 15th and 16th October is for in-consortium meetings. Public meeting and dissemination, including current project progress presentation, happens on the October 17th. You’re welcome to meet us in Messina! Meeting Schedule […]

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    Oct, 11

    Brussels meeting on Electromobility and Industry 4.0

    The IOT-OPEN.EU project progress was reported during The European Week of Regions and Cities (8-11 October 2018) in Polish Embassy (Avenue des Gaulois 29, 1040 Etterbeek, Brussels). The list of the participants includes (among others) representatives of Slovakia (University of Zilina) and Czech Republic (VSB Ostrava University) and hosting institution, the Silesian University of Technology […]

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  • Oct, 9

    IoT-Open.eu at IROS, Madrid

    IROS is one of the largest and most impacting robotics research conferences worldwide. And we presented some tricks from IoT-Open.eu at “Hand-Shaking Advanced Control in Marine Robotics Applications” workshop. The topic was “Marine Vessel with Blockchain Based Sensors Network for Environmental Monitoring”. @akapitonov told, how to organize an independent water monitoring system with a blockchain […]

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    Oct, 8

    IOT-OPEN.EU coordinator sharing best practices

    It is great pleasure to share our best practices on coordination and cooperation within the IOT-OPEN.EU consortium on the Erasmus+ kick-off meeting for 2018 beneficiaries in Hotel Mercury, Warsaw, 8-9 October 2018. We’re happy to share our experience with new project groups! Great thanks to the Polish National Agency FRSE for the invitation.  

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  • Oct, 3

    A new ABO member: CYBERUSLABS

    We’re happy to announce that our ABO (External Advisory Board) was extended last week. A CYBERUSLABS Sp. z o.o. – a team of professionals working with cybersecurity with particular respect to the Internet of Things. Welcome onboard and we’re looking for close collaboration within IoT security (and beyond). You can find more on CYBERUSLABS here: […]

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    Sep, 27

    IOT-OPEN.EU promo video is ready

    Announcing campaign on next spring 2019 with new MOOC courses on the Internet of Things, available through EDX platform, starts with IOT-OPEN.EU consortium promo video. There are 3 courses coming, covering: IOT-OPEN.EU#EDX1: A crash course on IoT for Beginners and Bachelor students;IOT-OPEN.EU#EDX2: An advanced programming of the IoT devices, for those who will study more […]

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