“We participate regularly in the University  Business Forum”

Our Engagement

Joint Consortium Responses and Position Papers

Consultation on the ERA Framework – Areas of untapped potential for the development of the European Research Area – Download
European Consortium of Innovative Universities: Leading the way for innovation in academia
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Consultation: From Challenges to Opportunities: Towards a Common Strategic Framework for EU Research and Innovation funding – Download
Consultation: The European Institute for Innovation and Technology – Download
Green Paper Promoting the Learning Mobility of Young People Response by the European Consortium of Innovative Universities ECIU – Download
Collective ECIU Response to the Public Consultation on Opening Up Education – A Proposal for a European Initiative - Download
Consultation: Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation
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The only way out: Investing in knowledge & innovation for a stronger Europe –Download
The role of Universities in the Smart Specialisation Strategy process – Download
Position Paper: European Innovation Council
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Regular participation in the University Business Forum through panel contributions and case studies

Together with the University of Twente, ECIU hosted in November 2011 the University-Business Forum of the European Commission, focussing on partnerships around collaborative curriculum design, (skills) training, employability and entrepreneurial learning environments. Our universities have provided several case studies to the University-Business Forum. For example at the latest UBF Forum in Brussels on 5-6 March 2015:

  • Round table
    Professor Helen Dannetun, President of ECIU and Vice-Chancellor of Linköping University, University-Business Cooperation for jobs, growth and competitiveness – Supporting Institutional Change
  • Key note address
    "Looking Ahead", Professor Per Michael Johansen, Rector, Aalborg University 
  • Presentation Dublin City University,
    Mrs Ann Horan, CEO, DCU Ryan Academy, WORKSHOP 1.2: University leadership for entrepreneurship
  • Presentation University of Twente,
    Mr Kees Eijkel, Director, Kennispark Twente & Innovate & Accelerate, WORKSHOP 3.2: The contribution of HE to innovation

Regular ECIU Events in Brussels

Internal Discussions

Interested? Contact us!

Olga Wessels
Head of ECIU Brussels Office