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How innovative is your higher education institution?

Is your Higher Education Institution prepared for future challenges?

Is your Higher Education Institution promoting the development of an entrepreneurial culture?

Being an entrepreneurial higher education institution depends upon individuals, and innovative ways of doing things.

HEInnovate is a self-assessment tool for Higher Education Institutions who wish to explore their innovative potential. It guides you through a process of identification, prioritisation and action planning in eight key areas. HEInnovate also diagnoses areas of strengths and weaknesses, opens up discussion and debate on the entrepreneurial / innovative nature of your institution and it allows you to compare and contrast evolution over time. You can have instant access to your results, learning materials and a pool of experts.

The European Commission and the OECD have joined forces in the development of HEInnovate. It is free, confidential and open to anyone to use. HEInnovate can be used by all types of higher education institutions. This website offers more than just an interactive tool; it also contains case studies, user stories and supporting material to help you to design solutions tailored to your needs. Read more

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Testimonials

  • Thank you for the great help you're giving to our institution and to our country!
    Prof. Angelo Miglietta
    Professor of International Management and Finance at IULM International University of Languages and Media, Milan, Italy
  • This self-assessment will help the institutions to design strategies for becoming more entrepreneurial
    Torild Nilsen Mohn
    Higher Education Coordinator, JA-YE Norway

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HEInnovate Netherlands Report

HEInnovate report shows Netherlands HEIs lead in creating value for economy and society

The Netherlands is amongst the leading countries in the EU concerning the capacity of higher education institution (HEIs) to create value for the economy and the society, according to the new OECD and European Commission HEInnovate country review report. The report, which is now available to download at https://heinnovate.eu/en/resources, illustrates very well the value of public investment in higher education, at a time when public investments are under scrutiny in all countries, and policymakers need to do “better with less”. Amongst various enabling conditions, public policy plays an...

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