Category Archives: Events

This category covers findings from events we’ve attended as delegates and any findings/outputs from events we’ve organised.

Entrepreneurial Universities and Industry Interaction around the world

A previous post introduced a pan-european study on university-business cooperation presented recently at the University-Industry Interaction Conference in Amsterdam. In this post I continue with selected summaries of other studies from the conference, representing a variety of different perspectives and practice from around the world. Australia, Germany and the Netherlands – Germany’s Science to Business … Read more

Inspiring examples of transformational knowledge exchange

Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI) Conference on University Engagement 2013  Blog series – Second post OK, so we’ve heard the theory (see first post) – what about some practical examples? The second day of the 2013 GUNI conference focussed more on practical examples – from all over the world – of how good practices in university external … Read more

Studies in university-business cooperation around the world

The International University-Industry Interaction Conference was held recently at the Dutch Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam, with the theme “Challenges and solutions for fostering entrepreneurial universities and collaborative innovation”. The conference brought together more than 300 participants from 48 countries. The international flavour was evident in the wide range of presentations offered in the programme, … Read more

Universities Human Resources Conference

Marc Dobson from the Jisc BCE Team recently attended the Universities Human Resources Conference in York. The theme of the conference was ‘Making Connections’, in particular exploring how collaboration can build organisations, working with staff, students, funders and stakeholders to create and maintain high performance. The conference, attended by over 250 attendees from across the … Read more