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How innovative is your higher education institution?

Being an entrepreneurial higher education institution depends upon individuals, and innovative ways of doing things. There is no ‘unique’ approach, but a variety of ways in which HEIs behave entrepreneurially, for example, in how they manage resources and build organisational capacity, involve external stakeholders into their leadership and governance, create and nurture synergies between teaching, research and their societal engagement, as well as knowledge exchange. This also includes recognising and building on what already exists.

Now in its third year, HEInnovate has been used by 100s of institutions across Europe to assess their entrepreneurial and innovative potential.

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About HEInnovate

The European Commission and the OECD have joined forces to support higher education institutions with the creation of the self-assessment tool HEInnovate. HEInnovate facilitates the assessment of an HEI in a systematic way, opening up discussion and debate on the entrepreneurial and innovative nature of higher education institutions.

It is free, confidential and open to anyone to use. HEInnovate can be used by all types of higher education institutions. Rather than defining a single way forward, it offers self-assessment, guidance and good practice materials to take action.

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Testimonials

  • We have been using HEInnovate to promote the change in the way people think about, act and support entrepreneurship.
    Rui Coutinho
    Senior Advisor to the President Entrepreneurship Coordinator Porto Design Factory FireStarter & Manager POLITÉCNICO DO PORTO
  • HEInnovate is a new managerial tool helping academics to become aware of
    Assoc. Prof. PhD. Daniel Pavlov
    HEAD of the Entrepreneurship Center at the University of Ruse, Bulgaria

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coneeect U and HEInnovate Entrepreneurship Train the Trainer week

In cooperation with HEInnovate, the international coneeect U network of universities proudly presents this year's Train the Trainer week in The Hague from March 6th - 10th. The TTT week offers novice and experienced entrepreneurship educators the didactical tools and mindset to teach entrepreneurship, including an HEInnovate workshop and training session. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to get an insight into entrepreneurship didactics and be part of the exchange with the international entrepreneurship educators network.  

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