UIIN Germany Forum: The Role of Proximity in Driving Strategic Collaborations

19 September, Karlsruhe, Germany | Forum
Impact through Engagement External Collaborations and Partnerships Connected Ecosystems & Regional Development

Experience the forefront of collaborative innovation at the 2024 UIIN Germany Forum: The Role of Proximity in Driving Strategic Collaborations, hosted by Zeiss. Delve deep into pivotal topics such as co-location, ecosystems, and managing strategic partnerships through interactive workshops, expert panel discussions, and case studies.

Forge invaluable connections with professionals spanning diverse sectors and unlock the secrets to maximising strategic partnerships. Expand your network across the DACH region and gain insights into groundbreaking initiatives shaping both national and global landscapes.

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Meet our expert speakers from higher education, industry and government.

Arno Meerman
Arno Meerman

CEO & Founder, UIIN

Dr. Balzhan Orazbayeva
Dr. Balzhan Orazbayeva

Manager Strategic Initiatives, UIIN

Max riedel
Max Riedel

Head of ZEISS Innovation Hub @ KIT

Who should participate

This event is for thought leaders, educators, researchers, industry professionals, and policymakers interested in driving strategic collaborations in a German context.

Why attend
Cutting-edge insights

Gain access to the latest trends, research and best practices in university-industry collaboration, both nationally and globally.

Networking opportunities

Expand your network and connect with a diverse community of professionals and national stakeholders.

Practical workshops

Participate in hands-on workshops designed by our experts to enhance your skills and knowledge in partnerships and impact.

Impactful discussions

Hear from renowned experts and thought-leaders in the field and engage in discussions on driving innovation and creating lasting impact.


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ZEISS is a leading technology enterprise in optics and optoelectronics, committed to responsibility and innovation.

As a foundation-owned company, it challenges the limits of human imagination, serving sectors like semiconductors, medicine, and filmmaking. Founded by Carl Zeiss in 1846 and supported by the Carl Zeiss Foundation since 1889, ZEISS employs around 43,000 people globally. The company is dedicated to sustainability, aiming for carbon neutrality by 2025, and supports various programs in education, healthcare, and environmental protection.


Zeiss Innovation Hub @ KIT, Karlsruhe
Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 6
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany
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Zeiss Innovation Hub @KIT
Zeiss Innovation Hub @KIT