• News
Publication date:
09 Apr 2019

The European Commission, in partnership with the OECD and the Romanian Ministry of National Education are organising, in the framework of the Romanian EU Presidency, an HEInnovate conference on “Supporting Innovation and Entrepreneurship in and through Higher Education” in Bucharest on 20-21 June 2019. The event is hosted by the University...

  • Case studies
Country:
Germany
Area of discipline:
Information And Communication Technology

The Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI, German: Hasso-Plattner-Institut für Digital Engineering gGmbH), is the Information Technology Faculty of the University of Potsdam. 1 It is located in the City of Potsdam Southwest of Berlin. Research and teaching at HPI focus on information technology (IT) systems engineering. Currently, approximately 550...

  • Case studies
Country:
Ireland

The Irish National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education has developed a Digital Badge in Entrepreneurship Education (Figure 1). The Badge’s main purpose is the professional development of higher education teachers towards teaching entrepreneurship. This badge is based on the 2016 EntreComp competence framework that...

  • Expert profile
Affiliation:
Porto Business School – U. Porto
Position:
Executive Director

Strategist, innovation and science manager, teacher, researcher, mentor and entrepreneur. He is the Executive Director of the Center for Business Innovation at Porto Business School, University of Porto and Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. He was founder and coordinator of Porto Design Factory, at the Polytechnic of Porto (part of...

  • User stories
Country:
Belgium

Using HEInnovate to identify strengths and weaknesses in developing an institutional strategy for entrepreneurship Staff at Ghent University were inspired by HEInnovate to build on the University’s existing range of initiatives to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. An exercise was initiated in 2016/17 to develop an institutional strategy for...

  • News
Publication date:
25 Jan 2019

Last year we asked you for your input on how to support higher education institutions to make the next step in becoming more entrepreneurial and innovative. The results show a very strong interest in applying for additional funding, if made available, to take the next steps in driving forward the innovative agendas of your institutions. Most of you...

  • News
Publication date:
17 Jan 2019

A call for proposals for forward-looking cooperation projects (EACEA 36/2018) has been published on EACEA’s website. Priority 5 of the call specifically refers to HEInnovate. Please follow the links below for further information about the call: Announcement in the Official Journal: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv:OJ.C_...

  • User stories
Country:
Kazakhstan

Starting new collaborations and taking a leading regional and national role in developing entrepreneurial education HEInnovate is being used at Turan University in Kazakhstan to help the institution develop its role as a regional and national leader in developing the entrepreneurial agenda. In 2016, a PhD student at Turan University found...

  • User stories
Country:
Albania

Bringing together multiple HEIs to find the ways to cement the third mission and increase university-business interaction HEInnovate has been used in Albania to help understand the concept of the entrepreneurial university for academics, and to explore the facilitators and barriers to implementing the concept in higher education institutions (HEIs)...

  • User stories
Country:
Finland

Using HEInnovate to develop co-innovation and co-creation of curricula The University of Vaasa engaged with HEInnovate in winter 2018, following a period of organisational re-structuring and re-orientation. During this re-structuring, the university launched three large-scale multidisciplinary research platforms. The newly appointed director of one...

  • User stories
Country:
Bulgaria

HEInnovate is providing support for the University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev” to reach its potential for itself, the region and Bulgaria. The University of Ruse “Angel Kanchev” began using HEInnovate in 2014, after being invited to participate in the Bulgaria HEInnovate country review in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science of...

  • User stories
Country:
Lithuania

For members of Kaunas University of Technology HEInnovate was introduced during a period of ongoing institutional change and increasing leaning towards entrepreneurship and interdisciplinary studies. The organised workshop not only led to an extensive growth in awareness of HEInnovate across the community, it was an excellent opportunity to engage...

  • User stories
Country:
Ireland

In 2015, Entrepreneurship was one of the three strategic strands for Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT) in Ireland. Consequently, a lecturer specialised in entrepreneurship was nominated by the President of DKIT to attend an Entrepreneurship Educators Module, which was being delivered for all higher education institutions (HEIs) nationwide by...

  • Case studies

The Junior Enterprise concept A Junior Enterprise is a non-profit organisation formed and managed exclusively by university students. Junior Enterprises operate at the local level and mainly in the business and engineering fields,1 providing services for businesses, institutions and individuals. The Junior Enterprise concept started in Paris in...

  • News
Publication date:
08 Nov 2018

HEInnovate allows you to identify where you stand in your journey to an entrepreneurial and innovative higher education institution. That’s why we want to hear from you about how we can best help you take the next steps after using the HEInnovate tool. Would you benefit from additional financial resources to seek expert advice? Or could funding be...