We have the pleasure to inform you that the 8th University- Business Forum "University-Business Cooperation – a crucial partnership for Innovation and sustainable development" will take place in Brussels on the 24th and 25th October 2019.
Organised by the European Commission, the Forum will bring together 450 high-level representatives from higher education institutions; large companies; SME's, relevant European organisations and associations; as well as national, regional and local authorities from Europe and beyond. It will be a unique opportunity to share and discuss your experiences, compare examples of good practice, to network and to learn from each other.
The Forum will feature plenary and parallel sessions, keynotes and panel discussions, pitches, and interactive workshops. It will also host an exhibition with a number of projects demonstrating how the cooperation between higher education and business works in practice and how this collaboration can contribute to developing innovation and sustainable development.
Under the overall focus of the Forum on Innovation and Sustainable Development, topics like skills mismatch, lifelong learning, regional and local eco-systems, social innovation, artificial intelligence, entrepreneurial individuals and entrepreneurial organisations, institutional change will be discussed.
The event website and draft programme can be found at: https://ec.europa.eu/education/events/8th-university-business-forum_en
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We look forward to seeing you in Brussels on 24th and 25th October 2019.
The University-Business Forum Team