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TIME (CEST)

SESSIONS

13:00 – 13:30

WELCOME AND REGISTRATION

13:30 – 14:00

OPENING CEREMONY

RED ROOM

With Arno Meerman (CEO of UIIN)

14:00 – 14:20

COFFEE BREAK

The Role of the Engaged University in Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

BLUE ROOM

  • Clustered higher education: An impact-driven quadruple helix model in the Basque Country  Read more
  • Fostering technological innovations in the social and health care sector: A case study from Finland – Read more
  • VentureWærft – a vivid hub-structure for a cross-border entrepreneurial ecosystem – Read more
  • A transfer and innovation partnership in action – Nucleus Jena – Read more

14:20 – 15:45

Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship

NEXT PRACTICE

ROOM 8

  • KIUInnovate – A flagship initative for an entrepreneurial and engaged university in GeorgiaRead more
  • Community Manager Academy by Crazy TownRead more
  • Entrepreneurship education in digital environments Read more
  • Making it happen Read more
  • Value and Future – Ethical Entrepreneurship and Leadership Education & TrainingRead more

Designing the Future University

WORKSHOP

ROOM 6

Facilitated by: Todd Davey, Arno Meerman and Carolin Plewa Read more

How to Excel in Horizon Europe though Collaboration?

UNITE4H DISCUSSION

ROOM 10

  • Towards Coalition Excellence: University-SME Collaboration for public funding in Europe – Elma Demir, IMTBS
  • What do I need to excel in Horizon Europe? UNITE4H Competency Framework and Toolkit – Alexandra Zinovyeva and Fleur Schellekens, UIIN
  • How to ensure success in collaborative proposal writing process – Gabriella Lovasz, Europa Media

Facilitated by: Alexandra Zinovyeva (UIIN)

15:45 – 16:10

COFFEE BREAK

Engagement Models & Structures Driving Innovation

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

BLUE ROOM

  • Ten years of smart³Read more
  • STEAM thinking for a bright future – Read more
  • Using a collaborative network to boost local entrepreneurs in their local communities – Read more

Fostering University-Industry Engagement – Business Perspective

UIIN BUSINESS GROUP

ROOM 8

  • ZEISS Innovation Hub @KIT – Fostering Serendipity Read more
  • University-industry collaboration in transformational times – Observations from a corporate boundary spanner – Read more
  • External co-operation management with the special legal rocket boostRead more

16:10 – 17:30

University-Industry Cooperation towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

WORKSHOP

ROOM 6

Facilitated by: Victoria Galan-Muros, Alep Blancas & Jaime Roser (UNESCO) Read more

Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Open Education

RESEARCH

ROOM 5

  • Towards new alliances for Open Education & Training Resources for European higher education and Businesses Read more
  • Cooperation instead of competition: Let’s edu-tain! A case of Campus Flensburg Read more
  • Nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset amongst students through design thinking Read more

How Ready are You to Engage in Impactful Collaboration?

EREADY DISCUSSION

ROOM 10

  • Engagement Readiness at the individual and organisational level – the foundations – Carolin Plewa, The University of Adelaide
  • Exploring Engagement Readiness of HEIs: Research Results of the Engagement Readiness Monitor Project – Monica Collins, IMTBS
  • A holistic framework towards measuring and integrating university-business engagement – Balzhan Orazbayeva, UIIN

Facilitated by: Alexandra Zinovyeva (UIIN)

Minimising Uncertainty in Interdisciplinary, Collaborative Proposal Development with Gamification

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Facilitated by: Rajiv Vaid Basaiawmoit (Aarhus University) – Read more

18:30 – 20:30

ORGANISATIONAL MEMBERS’ DINNER

UIIN Organisational Members ONLY

20:30 – 23:00

INFORMAL GET-TOGETHER

Open to all delegates

No Rules Vondelpark, Vondelpark 3

TIME (CEST)

SESSIONS

8:30 – 9:00

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND WARM-UP COFFEE

9:00 – 10:20

KEYNOTE PANEL

Leading the Innovative and Entrepreneurial University

RED ROOM

  • Todd Davey | Associate Partner at UIIN
  • Andrew Petter | Former Chancellor at Simon Fraser University
  • Pascale Quester | Vice-Chancellor and President of Swinburne University of Technology

10:20 – 10:40

COFFEE BREAK

The Partnering University

CASE STUDIES: INSTITUTIONAL

BLUE ROOM

  • Building partnerships for Budapest Business School to prepare students for the futureRead more
  • No Daylight: Redefining Partnerships for the FutureRead more
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology Strategic partnerships, the next steps. #KTHTogetherForImpact Read more

Innovative and Entrepreneurial Education

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

ROOM 10

  • Challenge based education: Learning by doing in YUFERead more
  • Invest for Entrepreneurial Education Read more
  • Intrapreneurship knowledge exchange as a gateway to entrepreneurshipRead more
  • InnoPreneursRead more

10:40 – 12:10

Models and Mechanisms Driving Innovation and Engagement

RESEARCH

ROOM 5

  • A study on university’s strategic growth patterns by an unsupervised machine learning technique Read more
  • Partnering for Transformation – exploring the concept of Transformative Academic InstitutionsRead more
  • University Innovation Hubs: Upscaling ecosystems from local to transnational arenaRead more

Impact Development: the Portfolio Approach for Building Public-Private Partnerships

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Facilitated by: Marc Zinck, Sebastian Husein & Iva Tsvetskova (University of Twente) – Read more

Future of Global Higher Education & Work: Disruption, Innovation, Strategic
Partnerships, & Transformation

PANEL DISCUSSION

ROOM 8

Facilitated by:  Monroe France (NYU), Lisa Coleman (NYU), Tawana Kupe (University of Pretoria), Teboho Moja (NYU) – Read more

Valorisation: Empowering STEM Researchers for Impact

STEM DISCUSSION

ROOM 6

  • STEM Valorise project: Empowering for Impact – Zeynep Erden Bayazit, ITU
  • Defining successful valorization in STEM fields: stakeholders, process, and drivers – Nina Brankovich, IMTBS
  • What it takes to train valorisation skills: Learning Framework for STEM Valorisation – Balzhan Orazbayeva, UIIN
  • Good Practices in supporting STEM Valorisation – Catherine Hayward, UIIN

Facilitated by: Alexandra Zinovyeva (UIIN)

12:10 – 13:30

LUNCH BREAK – POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • E³UDRES² & E.I.N.S. – An Entrepreneurial European University for Smart and Sustainable RegionsRead more
  • Enhancing dialog between university and local society: results from the Project “Explain us your town” – Read more
  • Partnership GISA (Getafe Iniciativas, SA) and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid for “GETAFE INNOVA” Read more
  • An Online Incubation Program for University StudentsRead more
  • What Does It Mean to be Innovative? Exploring Opportunities and Challenges in Higher Education – Read more
  • Innovating Digitally: Enabling New Avenues for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Teaching Resources between Academia and IndustryRead more
  • The Rise of Edupreneurs: Converting Innovation to CommercialisationRead more
  • Facilitate A Viable Ecosystem Between Students, Researchers, and Companies to Enhance Regional DevelopmentRead more
  • Knowledge and Technology Transfer (KTT) Impact CanvasRead more
  • Institutional Transformation in a Finnish University of Applied SciencesRead more

13:00 – 13:30

UIIN Individual & Institutional Accelerator Programs

ROOM 2

The Partnering University

CASE STUDIES: INSTITUTIONAL

BLUE ROOM

  • Establishing a holistic strategic and organisational approach to the university’s corporate relationsRead more
  • Uncommon university: A case of Pan-Atlantic UniversityRead more
  • Infrastructures for co-production of research, competence and business supporting energy system development and electrification transition Read more

Mechanisms Supporting University Industry Engagement with SMEs

RESEARCH

ROOM 5

  • Effectiveness of knowledge sharing between the university of applied sciences and SMEsRead more
  • The Enablers and Inhibitors of Digital Transformation within the Microbusiness Sector in IrelandRead more
  • Hybridization in Science-Oriented Companies: An Opportunity for University-Industry LinkagesRead more

13:30 – 15:00

Engagement Models Driving the Regional Innovation Ecosystem

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

ROOM 10

  • Innovation Hub 13 – Insights and Learnings on the track to the Innovative UniversityRead more
  • Affiliated competence: A new mobility concept tested at Lund University and Lulea University of TechnologyRead more
  • [email protected]: paid on-campus work-integrated learning for engineersRead more
  • Establishment of a structure for collaboration between two universities and SMEs using an intermediary organisationRead more

Global Best Practices in Technology Transfer: A University-Industry Interaction Perspective

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE – Read more

ROOM 6

  • Vlatka Petrovic, Ph.D. – University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Marc Sedam – NYU Langone
  • Anji Miller, Ph.D., CLP, RTTP – LifeArc, UK
  • Abdelkader Outzourhit – Cadi Ayyad University Marrakech, Morocco
  • Kannan Grant – University of Alabama Huntsville, US

Moderated by Yatin Karpe, Ph.D., RTTP – Rowan University, USA

How Can Research and Innovation Intelligence Contribute to A More Sustainable Future?

PANEL DISCUSSION – Read more

ROOM 8

Organised by Elsevier

C-STEM: Exploring and Using the Power of Multidisciplinary Approaches to Innovation

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Facilitated by: Jochen Barth, Laura Salomon & Holger Kunze (smart³ Innovation Network) Read more

15:00 – 15:20

COFFEE BREAK

The Entrepreneurial and Innovative University

CASE STUDIES: INSTITUTIONAL

BLUE ROOM

  • Just do it!Read more
  • University of Strathclyde Inspire: Entrepreneurship Strategy 2020-2025Read more

A Strategic Approach towards Enhancing Partnerships

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

ROOM 10

  •  Strategic partnering supports a diverse ecosystem to thrive at The Australian National University Read more
  • ‘Octopus’ initiative: an integrated and comprehensive partnership governance model for Ca’ Foscari innovation ecosystem – Read more
  • The NRF’s Approach to Enhancing Industry-Academia Partnerships Read more

15:20 – 16:30

Mechanisms to Drive and Support Knowledge and Technology Transfer

RESEARCH

ROOM 5

  • Indicators for Knowledge and Technology Transfer: Mapping, Measuring, and ManagingRead more
  • TRIZ Reverse – A 7-step approach for systematic knowledge and technology transferRead more
  • Multi-skill technology gateways: The core of successful innovation partnershipsRead more

University-Business Collaboration in Education

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

ROOM 8

  • Expanding University Business Collaboration: LetsInnomind A Challenged-Based Learning Program Read more
  • The Bristol Model – student engagement in knowledge exchange with partners in the city regionRead more
  • University-Business Collaboration from the Students’ Perspective: A Quantitative Evaluation of Company Projects – Thomas Baaken and Sue Rossano-Rivero (FH Münster University of Applied Sciences)

Documentation and Presentation of Merits from External Engagement

WORKSHOP

ROOM 6

Facilitated by: Johan Blaus (KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm), Magnus Adenskog (Lunds University) & Anna Bergstrand (University of Borås) Read more

The GIG Economy & The Future of Work

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Facilitated by Joe English (Head of Enterprise at Meath Local Enterprise Office Ireland) and Dr. Conor Patterson (Chief Executive Newry & Mourne Enterprise Agency) Read more

16:35 – 17:45

KEYNOTE PANEL

Successful University-Industry Relationships And the Role of External Engagement Units

RED ROOM

  • Sarah Jaber | Manager Business Development at UIIN
  • Arianne Bijma | Global Manager Talent Engagement and University Relations at ASML
  • Jo Townshend | Principal Partnerships Manager at UCL
  • Marc Sedam | Vice President, Technology Opportunities and Ventures at NYU

19:00 – 00:00

CONFERENCE DINNER

Open to all delegates

Kanarie Club, Bellamyplein 51

TIME (CEST)

SESSIONS

8:30 – 9:00

WARM-UP COFFEE

9:00 – 10:30

KEYNOTE PANEL

Research Valorisation and Impact

RED ROOM

  • Balzhan Orazbayeva | Manager Strategic Initiatives at UIIN
  • Susana Jurado Apruzzese | Head of Telefónica Open Innovation Campus
  • Emma Salgård Cunha | Commercialisation Manager (AHSS) at University of Cambridge
  • Davide Iannuzzi | Chief Impact Officer & Professor in Physics at VU University

10:30 – 11:00

COFFEE BREAK

Entrepreneurial Education and Student Entrepreneurship

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

BLUE ROOM

  • The Endgame for Entrepreneurship: : Leveraging Capitalism for Good Read more
  • EIT InnoEnergy’s Battle of Green Talent – A sustainable energy student startup journey and competitionRead more
  • An overview of models of Entrepreneurial and Challenge-driven Education in Europe- Read more

Supporting Entrepreneurs through Mentorship and Education

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

ROOM 10

  • Startup Mentor Training SeriesRead more
  • Innovation platform for new female-founded businesses applied from a student entrepreneurship programmeRead more

11:00 – 12:30

The Entrepreneurial and Innovative University

RESEARCH

ROOM 5

  • USC Ecosystem: A comprehensive framework for university-society cooperationRead more
  • Will universities drive the future of innovation during COVID recovery?Read more
  • Exploring missing links between international university collaboration and international industry collaborationRead more
  • A Framework for Evaluating and Improving University-Industry CollaborationRead more

Developing and Nurturing Strategic Partnerships

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

ROOM 8

  • Hospitality 2.0: Co-creating value with Playroom @ EAHMRead more
  • University-Industry Partnership: The case of ASELSAN AcademyRead more
  • An evidence-based approach to institutional changeRead more

Presenting an Organisational Culture to Better Facilitate Work-Based Learning Partnerships between Universities and Industry

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Facilitated by: Oran Doherty (IBEC)Read more

Building entrepreneurial and innovation capacity: Meet the EIT HEI Initiative Alliances

ROOM 6

  • EINS
  • INCORE
  • TRUE
  • Inno-EUT+
  • InnoChange

12:30 – 13:45

LUNCH BREAK – POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • How entrepreneurial is the European university alliance? A case of the SEA-EURead more
  • RECAPHE – Enhancing Staff Research and Innovation Capacity in Professional Higher EducationRead more
  • Universities as platforms for urban renewal and collective mobilization: reinventing Venice’s social fabric, economy and lagoonRead more
  • I am no cheap labour and it’s not ok: Ethical engagements in knowledge exchangeRead more
  • Experiences from an academic-industrial initiative enabling energy system data for research and innovationRead more
  • Transferring capabilities for transformative researchRead more
  • Green and Sustainable Engagement – Virtualisation of Research and Innovation Infrastructures supporting University-SME CollaborationRead more
  • Scale Up Academy addressing SME’s eternal dilemma: Need to grow and lack of resourcesRead more
  • Practices for Implementing International Cooperation to Support Green Transition in IndustryRead more
  • Champions of transfer and imbrication with industry and entrepreneurial mindset and intention theories: spanning boundaries requires entrepreneurial skillsRead more
  • Rural Municipal Innovation Partnerships: Redefining the Social Engagement of Universities of Applies SciencesRead more

13:15 – 13:45

UIIN Individual & Institutional Accelerator Programs

ROOM 2

Cultural Change and Building Trust for University-Industry Engagement

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

BLUE ROOM

  • Getting it right: How to maintain the trust of academics when engagingRead more
  • The ‘innovation battle’: A culture change initiative to sharpen industry engagementRead more
  • Nurturing Engagement: Increasing opportunities through Covid for the University of Sydney Business School stakeholdersRead more
  • Enhancing collaboration through certification – Read more

Tools and Instruments to drive and Measure External Engagement

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

ROOM 10

  • Successful segmentation and partnership management with cross-unit CRM ecosystemRead more
  • Developing general guidelines and tools for documenting merits from external engagement – A practical approachRead more

13:45 – 15:10

Supporting Mechanisms for Entrepreneurship and Research Valorisation

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVE

ROOM 8

  • First Results of a Government Funded Proof of Concept Initiative at Hungarian UniversitiesRead more
  • Unicorn Startup & Innovation Hub Graz – the active interface between University and regional stakeholdersRead more
  • Raising Capabilities and Empowering Individuals: Skills Acceleration by UIIN – Read more

Towards Inclusive Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

WORKSHOP

ROOM 6

Facilitated by: Saskia Stoker (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences), Sue Rossano-Rivero (FH Münster), Iulia Stroila (FH Münster) & Ingrid Wakkee (Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences)Read more

Realizing an Innovation & Entrepreneurship Culture on Campus: A Case Study of Rowan University

CASE STUDIES: INITIATIVES – Read more

ROOM 5

  •  University leadership support and commitment towards innovation/entrepreneurship – Robert Bullard (Assistant Vice President, Professional Success, Rowan University)
  •  Student Innovation/Entrepreneurship Education – Eric Liguori, Ph.D. (Founding Head, School of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Rowan University)
  • College initiatives stimulating university-industry faculty engagement – Nidhal Bouaynaya, Ph.D. (Assoc. Dean for Research, College of Engineering, Rowan University)
  • Regional organization stimulating & enabling University-Industry collaboration – Tiffany Wilson (President & CEO, University City Science Center)
  • Regional NSF node stimulating and enabling university innovation ecosystem –  Christina Pellicane (Assistant Director, Princeton Innovation & Lead Instructor NSF I-Corps Hub)

Moderated by Yatin Karpe, Ph.D. (RTTP – Rowan University)

From Assessment to Action: Process and Tools to Help Higher Education Institutions Become More Entrepreneurial

WORKSHOP

ROOM 2

Facilitated by: Ester Bernadó-Mansilla (Tecnocampus), Katja Lahikainen (LUT University) Read more

15:10 – 15:30

CHAMPAGNE RECEPTION

15:30 – 16:00

AWARDS & CLOSING CEREMONY

BLUE ROOM

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