Shaping the Future of Talent and Innovation
27-29 May 2024, Madrid
Bringing the brightest minds in academia, industry, and government together to spark transformative discussions, address global challenges and create impact.
At the 2024 UIIN Conference, we come together to explore the transformative future of talent and innovation.
In a world where the landscape of work and learning is constantly shifting, adaptability, creativity, and the seamless integration of technology is imperative. The dynamic interplay between higher education and industry has emerged as a driving force, and universities are now at the forefront of shaping this transformative journey. But as universities strive to become more entrepreneurial and innovative, they confront numerous challenges on the path to engagement, innovation and impact.
The 2024 UIIN Conference: Shaping the Future of Talent and Innovation addresses the shift toward strategic, mutually beneficial university-industry partnerships.
The conference recognises the importance of research valorisation, the intensifying global competition for talent, and explores vital trends in innovation, sustainability, future skills.
Like everything we do at UIIN, this conference has its foundation firmly rooted in research, and through a dynamic blend of thought-provoking discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking opportunities, we bring you evidence-based insights, expertly applied in practice.
We’re looking for passionate researchers and practitioners across research, innovation, R&D industry, TTO, government, not-profits and consulting to share their knowledge at the 2024 UIIN Conference. There are a range of subtopics to support the conference theme “Shaping the Future of Talent and Innovation” and several options for showcasing your work.
Sponsorship packages are now available for the 2024 UIIN Conference. Generate leads for your organisation, develop relationships and demonstrate your leadership through being a part of the largest global event dedicated to university-industry interaction, entrepreneurial and engaged universities and the future of higher education.
“The UIIN Conference has steadily grown to being the premier global event addressing the issues lying at the intersection of university and industry".
“To me the UIIN conference is actually all about getting inspired It is not surprising that the UIIN conference has become the largest conference on university-industry interaction worldwide”.
"As a practitioner of innovation and entrepreneurship at New Zealand’s leading university, I find the UIIN conference the most relevant for me. Speakers are generous in sharing their best practice, and delegates are eager to connect and share ideas."
“I am always impressed by the energy, enthusiasm and originality of the UIIN conferences on this vitally important topic, as well as the quality of the keynote speakers and the thoroughness with which the conferences are organized".
“The UIIN Conferences provide the participants with first class knowledge and network opportunities. It’s triple helix, open innovation and co-creation in one take!"
"The UIIN provides a fantastic forum to share insights and knowledge to ensure that innovation and excellence is embraced around the world".
"Attending the UIIN Conference is a highlight of my year. It provides exposure to global perspectives on university-industry collaboration that I haven’t found elsewhere."
Our conference stands as a global nexus, where the brightest minds in academia, industry, and technology come together to share their insights, leading-edge practices, and remarkable achievements. With thought-provoking discussions, hands-on workshops, and networking opportunities over three big days, we will ignite the spark of innovation that will guide the future of talent and innovation.
Global Head of Talent Engagement and University Relations at ASML
Author of ‘The Value of Everything’
Author of ‘Managing Innovation’
Vice-Chancellor of Swinburne University of Technology
Global Head of University Relations at Siemens AG
Founder FinEst Bay Area
World-renowned academic on entrepreneurship
Author of Illusions of Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneur and investor