Events & webinars
Jul
25
2022
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Chair: Zsuzsa Javorka, Technopolis Group Moderator: Andrew Harrison, Learning Studio Presenter: Klaus Sailer, Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship Panel members: Klaus Sailer, Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship Gosia Mitka, University of St Andrews Sven Sterzenbach, Munich University of Applied Sciences Barbara Gabriel, University of Aveiro...

May
26
2022
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The May 2022 HEInnovate webinar explored the key features of several ongoing EIT HEI Capacity Building Initiative funded projects, including their progress to date and lessons learned. Moderator Rebecca Allinson, Managing Partner of Technopolis Group, was joined by an international audience of 57 and four experts who spoke about their own project...

Apr
28
2022
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An international audience of 80 joined this webinar to explore how national governments and other relevant institutions use digital tools to boost professionalisation and learning in HEIs. The session was moderated by Ben Jongbloed and Andrea Kottmann from the Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies, and included presentations from three experts...

Mar
11
2022
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This month’s webinar provided an opportunity to explore the user community’s views about potential adjustments of HEInnovate, so that the self-assessment tool continues to be relevant and useful for its main users, higher education institutions (HEIs). The webinar was moderated by Rebecca Allinson, Managing Partner at Technopolis Group. It...

Feb
11
2022
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The first HEInnovate webinar of the new year was organised as part of the Conference on the Future of Europe, which invites European citizens to debate Europe’s challenges and priorities, and to put forward recommendations for the future. With this focus, the HEInnovate webinar provided a forum to discuss the priorities and challenges of Europe...

Jan
10
2022
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The final HEInnovate webinar of the year showcased the progress on the work carried out by four Erasmus+ funded Forward Looking Cooperation Projects.[1] The Forward Looking Cooperation Projects (FLCPs) are large-scale projects that aim to identify, develop, test and/or assess innovative policy approaches that have the potential of becoming...

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
  • Webinar summary

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
  • Webinar summary

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
  • Webinar summary

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...