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UCL shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.

The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.

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Open Innovation and Higher Education

Publication date: Aug 7, 2013 2:54:26 PM

Start: Sep 27, 2013 10:00:00 AM
End: Sep 27, 2013 1:00:00 PM

Location: British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Rd, NW1 2DB, London

INTERREG IVB NWE, Open Innovation

This free event focusses on how open innovation methods and models can be used to support commercialisation and engagement activities within higher education. It will showcase innovative initiatives as well as providing the opportunity to debate the key issues and challenges.

It is being held at the British Library on 27 September 2013. The contributors will be;

  • Stefan Lindegaard from 15inno. Stefan is one of the world’s leading writers and speakerson open innovation and he will be talking about the challenges faced when applying open innovation methods in technology transfer.
  • Dr Daniel Hulme. Daniel will be talking about UCL spinout Satalia.
  • Els Delaere from Voka Chamber of Commerce East Flander. Els will be talking about the Ghent Mega Brainstorm, a one-day event in which 200 students develop innovative ideas.
  • Brian McCaul from NetworthNet Ltd. Brian will be talking about The Innovation Commons, a commercial space in which UK universities, business consultants and investors can come together to share ideas and expertise.

There will also be a panel discussion led by Stefan Lindegaard in which all delegates will be encouraged to participate.

Free registration and further information