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UIIN Connect - Getting the most out of your conference participation


Published August 04, 2014 @ 11:14 AM
Have you always been looking for that one attendee that shares your interests? That one that is looking into similar funding programs? UIIN Connect makes sure you get the most out of your conference participation, before, during and after the event.

Use the UIIN networking tool and connect yourself to all conference participants. Organize meetings, personalise your conference schedule and get in touch with other conference attendees through UIIN Connect. The tool will match you with attendees with similar interests, goals and profiles as yourself, allowing you to organize personal meetings and exchange information on research, projects or other cooperation possibilities.

Additionally, you can now also browse the content management database, and view all proposals. Soon also the concepts and full case studies will be available here.

Register now and benefit from all the functions of UIIN Connect!


Case Descriptions of Good Practice Case Studies now available!


Published July 21, 2014 @ 12:34 PM
The description of the case studies are now online. The summaries give you a greater insight in the institutions presented (e.g. country, size, type, ..) and the focus of the case study. This includes the type of activity discussed, the main mechanisms and level of activity.

You can also learn more on the presenter of the case study. For when the case study is being presented please visit the conference program here


A few extra days: 2014 Good Practice Event on Entrepreneurial Universities


Published June 20, 2014 @ 7:26 AM
Due to a high number of requests for late submissions, we have decided to ensure equal opportunities for all, and as such extended the submission deadline to the 30th of June 2014. With already more than 100 submissions received, the event is becoming the single most important event in 2014 for all those involved in making universities more engaged, innovation-oriented and entrepreneurial.

This three day event on entrepreneurial universities features keynote speakers such as Dana Redford (Author of Handbook on the Entrepreneurial University) and Sergio Arzeni (OECD), and 45 minute presentations and discussions on each of accepted the good practice cases. In addition, participants will visit the UPM Science Park and can attend workshops from NCEE on Entrepreneurial University Leadership Programme and HorizonEuropa on Horizon2020 and Erasmus+ consortium and proposal development prior to and during the event.

Proposal / abstract submission
The conference will cover a wide range of topics around entrepreneurial universities with the main focus of the conference being on good practice examples. We are now calling for good practice case study and concept proposals on the themes of the conference.

All proposals will be reviewed by a practitioners committee and will be published in hard copy in the UIIN Good Practice Series (with ISBN number), which will be disseminated to all conference participants and UIIN members. Proposals can be submitted till the 30th June 2014. For more information on the Call for Proposals please visit: http://www.call.entrepreneurial-universities.org


Call of Proposals Deadline Coming Up!


Published June 11, 2014 @ 7:26 AM
With just one week left till the good practice proposal submission deadline (16th of June 2014), the University-Industry Interaction Conference organizers are happy to confirm a wide variety of keynote speakers, conference partners and the Entrepreneurial Leadership workshop.

From September 29th to October 1st 2014, the University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) and the Technical University of Madrid (UPM) will host the 2014 Good Practice Event on Entrepreneurial Universities in Madrid, Spain. The single most important event in 2014 for all those involved in making universities more engaged, innovation-oriented and entrepreneurial. During this three day event, you will learn in detail about 25 good practice cases, each being extensively presented & discussed in 45 minutes. Furthermore, more than 40 concepts and ideas for further developing the entrepreneurial university will be showcased. In addition, attendees can participate in practical workshops and visit the UPM Science Park.

Keynote speakers include:
- Dana Redford - Author of the "Handbook on the Entrepreneurial University" & President of PEEP
- José María Fuster- Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology of Banco Santander
- Sergio Arzeni – Director – Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development at the OECD

Entrepreneurial Leadership Workshop
On the Monday (29th September, 2014), NCEE will host their Entrepreneurial Leadership Workshop, offering you the opportunity to explore the concept of entrepreneurial leadership in higher education. Consideration will also be given as to how European university leaders could be supported in their efforts to become more entrepreneurial. A high-level introduction will be given to the Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme (EULP), a highly successful UK-based executive education programme now in its fourth year of delivery. The workshop will be led by Paul Coyle, Director of EULP at the UK’s National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE) and Associate for Change Management at the UK’s Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE).

Proposal / abstract submission
The conference will cover a wide range of topics around entrepreneurial universities with the main focus of the conference being on good practice examples. We are now calling for good practice case study and concept proposals on the themes of the conference.

All proposals will be reviewed by a practitioners committee and will be published in hard copy in the UIIN Good Practice Series (with ISBN number), which will be disseminated to all conference participants and UIIN members. Proposals can be submitted till the 16th June 2014. For more information on the Call for Proposals please visit: http://www.call.entrepreneurial-universities.org


Dana Redford and Sergio Arzeni confirmed as keynote speaker!


Published June 09, 2014 @ 11:47 AM
Dana Redford, the author of the Handbook on the Entrepreneurial University, and President of the Platform for Entrepreneurship Education in Portugal (PEEP) is presenting his key thoughts and vision on Entrepreneurial Universities.

Dana is followed by Sergio Arzeni. Sergio is the Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development at the OECD. Before joining the OECD some 21 years ago, he held posts at the European Commission in Brussels and the Italian Parliament in Rome.He is also the founder and manager of the OECD Forum on Entrepreneurship, Forum of Cities and Regions and Forum on Social Innovation. He was born in Itlay.


Keynote speaker confirmed


Published May 21, 2014 @ 9:51 AM
José María Fuster confirmed as a keynote speaker for the 2014 Entrepreneurial Universities Good Practice Event!

José María Fuster is Executive Vice President of Operations and Technology, and Chief Information Officer of Banco Santander, S.A. and Non-Executive Director of Banco Español de Credito, S.A..

He joined Banco Español de Credito, S.A., in 1998 and was appointed as Chief Information Officer of Banco Santander, S.A. in 2003. He started his professional career with International Business Machines, S.A. and Arthur Andersen as a consultant. He has also worked for Citibank España, S.A. and National Westminster Bank plc.


The 2014 Entrepreneurial Universities Good Practice Event goes to Madrid!


Published March 18, 2014 @ 8:55 AM
The University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) and the Technical University Madrid (UPM) will jointly organise the 2014 Entrepreneurial Universities Good Practice Event at the Montegancedo Campus in Madrid. The campus obtained the name Campus of Excellence by the Ministry of Education in the 2010, and thus provides the perfect location for fruitful discussions on how universities can become excellent entrepreneurial universities.





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» UIIN Connect - Getting the most out of your conference participation


August 04, 2014 @ 11:14 AM

» Case Descriptions of Good Practice Case Studies now available!


July 21, 2014 @ 12:34 PM

» A few extra days: 2014 Good Practice Event on Entrepreneurial Universities


June 20, 2014 @ 7:26 AM

» Call of Proposals Deadline Coming Up!


June 11, 2014 @ 7:26 AM

» Dana Redford and Sergio Arzeni confirmed as keynote speaker!


June 09, 2014 @ 11:47 AM



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