June 18-20, 2019

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  • About the conference

    A unique opportunity to share, learn and network

    From June 18th to 20nd 2019, UIIN will bring you a whole new set of knowledge and insights on university-industry interaction. Working towards a more innovative, entrepreneurial and inclusive society, we take a holistic perspective towards the interaction between university and business. During this three day event we will focus on strategic partnerships, innovation districts, the future way of work, collaboration with SMEs, entrepreneurial teaching and learning and many other aspects of university-industry interaction. In June, more than 500 university leaders, practitioners, CEOs, policymakers and academics will visit Europe’s home to innovative start-ups, modern universities and saunas. This breeding ground for innovation and entrepreneurship provides the perfect environment for the next UIIN conference. Right in the heart of Helsinki we will bring you with insights into the 'how-to' when it comes to developing more engaged & entrepreneurial universities, driving regional growth, managing your strategic partnerships and develop a system supporting student and academic entrepreneurship.

    We look forward to welcoming you to Helsinki.

    Conference Organizers

    Keynote Speakers

    Will be announced shortly, some of last year's speakers included:

    Dr. Celia Caulcott

    Vice-Provost of Enterprise and London at University College London

    Valeria D'Amico

    Head of Joint Open Labs at Telecom Italia

    Prof. Mariana Mazzucato

    Chair in the Economics of Innovation and Public Value at University College London

    Prof. Tim Minshall

    Dr John C Taylor Professor of Innovation and Head of the Institute for Manufacturing at University of Cambridge

    Jeff Selingo

    Author of There is Life After College

    Dr. Malcolm Skingle

    Director of Academic Liaison at GSK

    Prof. Poh Kam Wong

    Director for NUS Entrepreneurship Centre and Professor at the National University of Singapore

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    Learn from 100+ speakers on the latest concepts, research results on university-industry Interaction and hear from business leaders and their experience in cooperating with universities.

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    The conference brings together people with various backgrounds