Our research areas
Knowledge Transfer and Valorisation
Engaged and Entrepreneurial Universities
Connected Ecosystems and Regional Development
Professional development programme aimed at creating a new generation of spanning boundaries champions who break down internal and external organisational boundaries in their engagement for collaborative innovation.
State of UBC in Europe
The largest international study on university-business collaboration (UBC) yet completed that aimed to get a more profound, comprehensive and up to date understanding of the state of UBC in Europe.
University-City Action Lab
Promoting the engagement of universities with their immediate environment and strengthening their potential to act as key actors in fostering dialogue among regional stakeholders.
Engagement Readiness Monitor
Enhancing the readiness of universities to engage to ultimately turn them into engagement ready and subsequently engaged universities through the development of the self-assessment tool and roadmapping.
Unite for Horizon Europe
Building strategic engagement capacity between European academics and SMEs to increase the proportion of successful collaborative participation in the Horizon Europe initiatives through training.
Valorisation Training for SSH
Increasing the capacity for valorising social sciences and humanities (SSH) research, signposting the possible options to spin-out high potential new companies and creating immediate social value, through training of SSH researchers and professional staff.
Future of Universities Thoughtbook
The Future of Universities Thoughtbook brings together perceptions from invited professionals to create a vision for the future of universities and how they could potentially impact the world and their community.