skip to Main Content


In this short information session, Dr. Balzhan Orazbayeva, one of our program facilitators, will talk through the upcoming University-Business Cooperation Skills training program, starting 28 September 2023.

You will learn more about the course structure, learning outcomes and the track options, including the optional Personal Application Project. She will share why UBC is such an important area of professional development and how this program will benefit your knowledge in the area.

Training program page >


This session will provide more information about UIIN’s upcoming University-Business Cooperation Skills training program including more about the structure, learning outcomes and why this training is a must-do for anyone working in boundary spanning professions.

Designed for

This session is designed for anyone interested in the UBC Skills training program, which is suited for all career levels working at the intersection of academia and industry, including university professional staff, researchers and businesses.

Date and Time

Date: 30th August 2023

Time: 2pm-2.30pm UTC (Convert to your own timezone)

Register now!


Dr. Balzhan Orazbayeva
Manager Strategic Initiatives at UIIN

Balzhan Orazbayeva is the strategic initiatives manager at UIIN. In this role, she designs and delivers innovative training, consultancy concepts and models to develop more engaged and entrepreneurial universities. Balzhan has undertaken research around university-business collaboration and social innovation and has run a number of training programs and workshops around entrepreneurial universities, future of universities and university-business collaboration. Balzhan holds a  doctoral degree from the Free University Amsterdam (VU Amsterdam), where she focused on the engagement of academics and businesses in education-driven university-business collaboration. She is the co-editor of The Future of Universities (FUT_) book series.

Interested in enhancing your university-industry engagement through connecting with a global network and accessing the latest resources?

The UIIN Community might just be the place for you.

At UIIN we are committed to helping universities and innovative businesses in enhancing their collaboration to drive innovation and societal growth. Through our events, services and online platform we enable our members to develop and share knowledgenetwork with peers and form new relationships across the globe.

Sign up today for a UIIN Membership to access a large range of benefits. Choose from one of three membership plans that best works for your organisation.

Do you have questions?
Visit our FAQ!

Back To Top