Join HAMBURG INNOVATION SUMMIT (#HHIS) on 30 May 2016

The HAMBURG INNOVATION SUMMIT (#HHIS) is a platform for new technologies and innovations for networking visionaries, founders and future designers from business, politics and science. Aim is to provide targeted and strengthening a common understanding of the performance of Hamburg in the area of technology and innovation. Under the patronage of Mayor Olaf Scholz and […]

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HEKATE participants Nuwiel won EXIST Business Start-up Grant

Two participants of our HEKATE workshops and of the trainers joined interests, knowledge and forces and started the adventure of founding their own business, nüwiel. Their concept has recently won the EXIST Business Start-up Grant (funded by German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy. Natalia Tomiyama has been strongly engaged in the development of […]

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Launch of the new EIRMA Platform on Industry – Higher Education Institutes!

The goal of HEKATE (Higher Education and Enterprises: Knowledge Alliances for the Training of Entrepreneurs) is to foster entrepreneurship by encouraging senior R&D managers in research intensive industries to become more pro-actively engaged with universities. Experienced R&D managers can be inspirational for students and researchers to engage in business creation. EIRMA has therefore decided to create a specific platform. You can access […]

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Merry Christmas and our best wishes for an entrepreneurial 2016!

Dear Knowledge Alliance friends, After two years of intense work the HEKATE project has now been finished. The HEKATE project team has learned a lot and we hope that we could contribute to a flourishing and entrepreneurial Europe. My personal highlights result from networking beyond the class room. Some of our participants will continue working […]

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Building bridges for entrepreneurial learning – HEKATE Final Report online

Do you want to learn about our experiences with two years of HEKATE? Do you want to get ideas how to embed industrial contributors into entrepreneurship education at HEIs? Have a look at our Final Public Report “Building bridges for entrepreneurial learning”. Please feel free to share your comments, ideas and experiences with us or […]

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Beyond HEKATE – Enabling HEIs and Industry to form future Knowledge Alliances

You are an industry professional and interested in contributing to entrepreneurial education at European HEIs? You are a European HEI and interested in developing entrepreneurship trainings together with industry? Use our platform to connect and/or our concept to get ideas! We are happy to share our experience. Please contact Carine Ternest at EIRMA or Margarete Remmert-Rieper […]

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Report on HEKATE Final Conference online!

Did you miss participation of our HEKATE Conference? Or do you want to recapitulate the intense discussions? Or do you want to share the results of our HEKATE Final Conference with your colleagues? The EIRMA Insight – HEKATE final meeting – fostering entrepreneurship  are now published here! Feel free to share!

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Presentation of HEKATE at ISBE 2015

“HEKATE – Higher Education Knowledge Alliances for Training Entrepreneurs- Working in Tandem with Industry to Nurture Enterprising Scientists and R&D Talents” The HEKATE project team – Dr Fumi Kitagawa and Natalia Tomiyama – made a presentation at the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) conference 2015 “Internationalisation, Innovation, Leadership” in Glasgow on 11 November. […]

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University-Business Partnerships in Doctoral Education: Working for the future

Today EUA is launching the publication of the report entitled ‘Collaborative Doctoral Education in Europe: Promoting Collaborative Doctoral Education for Enhanced Career Opportunities – DOC-CAREERS II. The report provides a comprehensive analysis of the contexts and conditions to successfully establish and take forward collaborative doctoral education. It also explores the employment prospects in the non-academic […]

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EYIF – European Young Innovator’s Forum launches the European Start Up Act

Actions for Innovating an Entrepreneurial Europe 2020 EYIF is proud to announce the launch of the European Startup Act 2020! This is a detailed policy proposal aiming to help build a framework in which European entrepreneurship and innovation can realise its full potential. Although European SMEs already “produce 58% of EU GDP and account for 67% of […]

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