UPPScience was a Strategic Partnership for Vocational Schools. The partnership was made up of 21 universities, schools, education authorities and other organisations from 9 countries
under the leadership of the Norges Teknik-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet of Norway. UPPScience stands for Using Profiling and Publishing for the upping of Scientific Approaches. It built on the success of the VISConti project and widened the scope and functions of the Community of Practice that was created in VISConti. It brought and still brings together professionals from management of vocational education and training and students from early Higher Education into one Community that is e a platform for publishing of small research projects through an intensive exchange by way of peer review and mentoring.