Events & webinars
Nov
11
2021
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This month’s HEInnovate webinar focused on the role and importance of innovation in the cultural and creative sector. The panel discussion explored the sector’s strengths, its challenges, and also stressed the wider impact of this sector, demonstrated even more by its suspension during the pandemic. Finally, experts discussed what the future holds...

Oct
15
2021
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The HEInnovate webinar held on the 23rd September 2021 hosted a panel discussion, exploring different practices for the promotion of student entrepreneurship. Four panellists shared their expertise and insights on promoting student entrepreneurship, focusing on how to enhance the impact of student entrepreneurship. The panellists gave examples of...

Jun
24
2021
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The HEInnovate webinar held on the 24th June 2021 hosted a discussion on the role Higher Education institutions can play to foster social inclusion through knowledge exchange, and included the presentation of an experimental project that used the arts to achieve better policy-making and boost social innovation. The speakers presented their wide...

May
20
2021
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The HEInnovate webinar held on the 20th May 2021 focused on a different form of learning, micro-credentials. The webinar covered what defines micro-credentials and explored why they will help the transformation of Higher Education and how they can fit into higher education systems. The webinar attracted an audience of over 240 people and the...

Apr
22
2021
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To mark Earth Day, the HEInnovate webinar on the 22nd April highlighted the importance of collaboration and knowledge exchange for sustainable development. With over 100 attendees, the webinar was moderated by Rebecca Allinson, Managing Partner at Technopolis Group. The first speaker, Dr Darren Reidy, the Acting Sustainability Officer at University...

Mar
25
2021
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The first webinar in the 2021 HEInnovate series focused on the plans, tools and strategies in place that help HEIs build digital ecosystems. The discussion was moderated by Rebecca Allinson, Managing Partner at Technopolis Group, and engaged four contributors. A short summary of the presentations and discussion are included in this article, while...

Dec
17
2020
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The final HEInnovate webinar in our 2020 Autumn series hosted a panel discussion on the process of internationalisation in Higher Education Institutions, with a specific focus on entrepreneurship and innovation. Contributors shared reflections on internationalisation strategy and implementation, and on effective university-SMEs collaborations. The...

Nov
05
2020
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This webinar kicked off the next generation of the University-Business Cooperation (UBC) network which the Commission has been running for more than ten years. The webinar brought together representatives from academia and the business world all over Europe to discuss key challenges and opportunities for UBC. Over 50 participants, including...

Dec
03
2020
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The penultimate webinar in the Autumn series explored innovation and entrepreneurship from a student perspective. We invited students as well as representatives of HEIs and international organisations to discuss how to best connect students with real life situations, how to develop their entrepreneurial skills, and how to make teaching more...

Nov
19
2020
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In this HEInnovate webinar, representatives of Higher Education institutions and micro and small businesses met to share their experiences and discuss different ideas about how best to provide support to micro and small enterprises. The debate revolved around how the notion and mentality of starting micro and small business and ensuring continuity...

Oct
08
2020
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After the Summer break, the HEInnovate webinar series opened with a webinar centred on the topics of entrepreneurship support and digitalisation. During this webinar, university representatives from Latvia and Serbia provided examples of different institutional approaches that help enhance digitalisation and support entrepreneurship. They also and...

Nov
05
2020
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New mobilities of learning, research, and innovation: How can UBC 2021-2027 support sustainable social innovation? Introduction and Context For more than 10 years now, the European Commission has been supporting European University-Business Forums, and a regular programme of thematic UB Forums taking place in the Member States.[2] This European...

Jun
18
2020
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The recent Covid-19 crisis forced European Higher Education Institutions to deliver their educational offer entirely on online platforms, accelerating the digital transformation that some institutions were preparing for or were experimenting with. During the webinar, four panellists presented how institutions responded to this challenge in Hungary...

Jun
04
2020
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During the recent Covid-19 crisis, European Higher Education Institutions have had to rely on distant learning formats and have employed a range of different assessment methods which were not in use before. The manner in which skills can be assessed and exams undertaken has been one of the major challenges of the change experienced by both students...

May
21
2020
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During the Covid-19 crisis, European Higher Education Institutions had to rapidly move the teaching and learning onto online platforms. This experience has made us realise how important it is to be able to rely on the best approaches to adapt course material to online teaching. During the webinar, four experts shared their experiences: Moira...