Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED Programme)

Launch of the Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education reports

 

How innovative is your higher education institution?

Entrepreneurship and innovation are two enablers of change, economic growth, inclusion and sustainability. Higher education has an essential role in building their foundations. The OECD and the European Commission are launching country reviews for Ireland, Poland and Hungary.


Hungary

 29 November 2017Budapest, Hungary

Increased attention to innovation and entrepreneurship in Hungary’s higher education system – both from public policy actors and institutional leadership – has triggered an incremental change process in the organisational culture of higher education institutions and a new approach to education and research for students and staff.

On 29 November 2017, the OECD-EC report on Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education in Hungary will be launched in Budapest in presence of Laszlo Palkovics, Minister of State for Education of Hungary, Jens Nymand Christensen, Deputy Director General of the Directorate-General for Education an Culture of the European Commission, and Sylvain Giguere, Head of the OECD Local Economic and Employment Development Programme.

The report presents evidence-based analysis of current strategies and practices in higher education institutions in Hungary towards a value-creating use of knowledge resources for innovation and entrepreneurship. 


Poland

 26 October 2017Warsaw, Poland

Higher education institutions play a critical role in Poland’s economy and innovation system, which is based on a strong and growing engagement agenda with industry and local communities, the emergence of new learning environments and strong multidisciplinary research teams.

On 26 October 2017, the OECD-EC report on Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education in Poland was launched in Warsaw by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, the European Commission and the OECD.

Using the OECD-European Commission HEInnovate guidance for the entrepreneurial and innovative higher education institution, the report assesses strategies and practices for entrepreneurship and innovation in Poland’s higher education institutions and the systemic support provided by government.


Ireland

 23 October 2017Dublin, Ireland

Higher Education Institutions in Ireland are pivotal drivers of local development. On 23 October 2017, the OECD-EC report on Supporting Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Higher Education in Ireland was launched in Dublin in presence of Mary Mitchell O’Connor, Irish Minister of State for Higher Education, Mari Kiviniemi, OECD's Deputy Secretary-General and Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva, Director for Innovation, International Cooperation and Sport Directorate-General for Education an Culture of the European Commission.

The report is the result of the HEInnovate Country Review of Ireland, undertaken by the OECD and the European Commission in co-operation with the Department of Education and Skills, the Higher Education Authority and Quality and Qualifications Ireland.


   

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