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1805, 2017

3 key success factors of Canada’s ‘engaged university’, the Simon Fraser University

By | May 18th, 2017|Categories: Allgemein|0 Comments

What differentiates the Simon Fraser University (SFU), from other universities in Canada and worldwide? This was exactly the question Prof. Andrew Petter asked himself and the university board when he became the university’s president in 2010. He aimed to identify [...]

2504, 2017

How Do We Revitalize A Region After A Major Industry Pulls Out? An Entrepreneurial Example From the Netherlands

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Allgemein|0 Comments

What does it take to revitalize a region after a major industry sector pulls out? Although the answer depends on the context, the region of Twente, a rural area situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands has shown how [...]

1804, 2017

MIT Redefines Regional Innovation on Its Own Terms: MIT REAP

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Allgemein|0 Comments

During the past decades we have witnessed numerous regions across the world grappling with the challenges to shift from old industrial economies to regional innovation driven models to sustain their economic growth, and stay competitive in a global marketplace. Despite [...]

1504, 2017

Collaboration Between Universities And Business: There Is A Larger Ecosystem To Consider

By | April 15th, 2017|Categories: Allgemein|0 Comments

Last week the European Commission’s DG Education and Culture organised the 7th University-Business Forum. Together with my colleagues Todd Davey and Victoria Galan Muros we presented and discussed the outcomes of the largest study on the State of University-Business Cooperation [...]

1304, 2017

Siemens Strategic Approach to Research Cooperation with Academia Sets Their Future Agenda

By | April 13th, 2017|Categories: Allgemein|0 Comments

Imagine having more than 30,000 researchers working within your organisation and having a budget for annual R&D of about €6.5 Billion! Well this is context for R&D at Siemens AG, one of the world’s largest electronics companies. Whilst most of [...]

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