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 Yissum: How the Israeli front-runner commercializes innovation

Added by Guest on March 23, 2017

 
 From the cherry tomatoes on your grocery list to the automated on-board driver assistant system ‘MobileEye’ in your car, and the FDA Approved treatment medications; for ovarian cancer ‘Doxil’, chemotherapy ‘Erbitux’, and Alzheimer’s disease ‘Exelon’, Yissum’s world renowned inven [...]

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 Motivations For Academics To Cooperate With Industry

Added by Guest on March 20, 2017

 
 Motivations predict behaviour[1] and the motivations for university-business cooperation have been a much-discussed topic in practical and policy forums the world over as well as in scientific literature. The questions so often asked include ‘how can we encourage academic and business people to co [...]

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 1st Asia-Pacific University Industry Engagement Conference Attracts More Than 200 Participants From 29 Countries

Added by Guest on March 09, 2017

 
 Australia has hosted the first Asia-Pacific University Industry Engagement Conference on 15-17 February, 2017. Having taken place in Adelaide, the event has attracted more than 200 participants, including university managers, researchers, policy-makers and innovation and entrepreneurship managers fr [...]

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 European Academics Say That They See Themselves As The Main Initiator Of UBC – Business Disagrees

Added by Guest on March 08, 2017

 
 Inarguably, university-business cooperation (UBC) has emerged as one of the main tools for effective knowledge transfer across research and business sectors. The collaboration between academia and industry focuses on practice-based research and the dissemination of research results to the industry, [...]

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 Revolution of Innovation Management: the Digital Breakthrough

Added by Guest on February 28, 2017

 
 How is digitalization changing the management of innovation? What are the implications for the next phases in its development in the context of globalization? Eric Viardot, Director of the Global Innovation Management Centre and permanent Professor of Strategy and Marketing at EADA Business School i [...]

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 Unleashing the Potential for University Driven Innovation Ecosystems

Added by Guest on February 13, 2017

 
 There is increasingly greater recognition of the potential for higher education institutions to not only be a key driver in the innovation and human capital supply chains of business, but also to be a key driver in the advancement of their regions. As the Director of the largest international study [...]

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 Prof. David A. Kirby on Entrepreneurship Education and Entrepreneurial Universities

Added by Guest on January 17, 2017

 
 Professor David A. Kirby has worked in the field of Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management for 36 years. Apart from undertaking research that has had relevance for practitioners and policy makers, he has had responsibility for both industrial liaison and technology transfer in two of the 6 U [...]

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 The Innovation Ecosystem in South Africa: Work in Progress

Added by Guest on January 05, 2017

 
 Some interesting initiatives are emerging in South Africa. Although today they are isolated, they expect to be the seeds of a future well-connected national innovation ecosystem South Africa has made great strides over the last decade in developing a national system of innovation – partly due to a [...]

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 Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: The perspective of Jean-Pierre Segers

Added by Guest on December 22, 2016

 
 Jean-Pierre Segers is the dean of the Business School at PXL University College in Hasselt, Belgium and chairman of PXL-UHasselt StudentStartUP. His main research interests are small businesses and entrepreneurship, new technology based firms, new biotechnology firms, open innovation, national and [...]

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 Amsterdam Science Park: A Novel Technology Transfer Ecosystem

Added by Guest on December 14, 2016

 
 Amsterdam Science Park (ASP) represents the highest concentration of publicly funded research in the Netherlands and is home to one of the largest concentrations of beta-based sciences in Europe. This unique juncture of prestigious education, high-quality research and knowledge-intensive business ha [...]

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 Challenges in higher education from a university leadership perspective – an interview with Professor Cobie Rudd

Added by Guest on December 08, 2016

 
 Professor Cobie Rudd is one of less than 35 per cent of women to reach the highest ranks in academia in Australia. As the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Partnerships), and Vice-President of the Edith Cowan University (ECU), she is committed to create and enhance the university’s external relati [...]

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 Developing university-business cooperation: Is more funding the answer?

Added by Guest on December 02, 2016

 
 In development circles, ‘the big push’, made famous by Jeffrey Sachs’ The End of Poverty, advocates substantial investment through a “comprehensive package of massive aid transfers and widespread reforms that aim to tackle multiple socio-economic pathologies quickly and simultaneously” [1] [...]

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 University-Business Cooperation in Albania

Added by Guest on November 28, 2016

 
 University-Business Cooperation in Albania: The Tirana Business University (TBU) was established in 2010 by three distinguished personalities in the domestic media and business realms. The Balfin Group, the largest business group in Albania, joined in 2014 as a TBU shareholder. TBU offers programmes [...]

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 Start-ups vs. Student Employability in Finland

Added by Guest on November 22, 2016

 
 Throughout Europe, and the world, the message has been heard loud and clear: the most important vehicle of student employability is the cohort of young, start-ups aspiring to growth. The Finnish economy, as an example, reveals this dynamic well. Between 2001 and 2013, micro-sized companies (employ [...]

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 University of Twente: Most Entrepreneurial University of the Netherlands

Added by Guest on November 19, 2016

 
 In December of 2015, Elsevier/Scienceworks ranked the University of Twente number 1 in the national “Valorization Ranking” as overall best performing University. The university was awarded with the title of “Most Entrepreneurial University” of the Netherlands for its economic impact. The res [...]

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 UIIN Workshops: Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship within Higher Education

Added by Guest on November 17, 2016

 
 Throughout Europe, staff in higher education are working to bring innovation into all aspects of their work. We invite you to join our vibrant workshops for Higher Education professionals and discover how to bring about innovative change in your own university. In 2017 UIIN will offer you three vibr [...]

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 A New UIIM Issue: The Long Road of Collaborative Innovation

Added by Guest on November 15, 2016

 
 The road to collaborative innovation is not a straightforward one. In this issue of the University Industry Innovation Magazine we explore the relationship between university and business, and tell you the stories of people, who have taken the less congested roads, or who have made their own path wi [...]

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 TKgune programme facilitating innovation in the Basque Country

Added by Guest on November 07, 2016

 
 The Basque Vocational Education and Training (VET) system has always been in close relation with the small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs). In the Basque Country, there are VET centres in nearly every valley and that makes it unavoidable to build up collaboration. In 2014/2015 TKgune programme wa [...]

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 2017 University-Industry Interaction Conference: Call for abstracts

Added by Guest on November 04, 2016

 
 Are you looking to share your latest research results, insights and experience from practice or examples of good practice in university-industry interaction, entrepreneurial universities or collaborative innovation? Shape the agenda and submit your abstract to the University-Industry Interaction Con [...]

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 What information supports organisation’s innovation process?

Added by Guest on October 21, 2016

 
      The European Patent Office (EPO) is conducting a Pan-European survey in order to understand what kind of information supports an organization’s innovation process. Are you part of the innovation process? Take the survey!    The post What information supports organisationR [...]

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