What E.I.N.S. does

The E³UDRES² Entrepreneurship and Innovation Network for Smart and Sustainable European Regions (E.I.N.S.) co-ideates novel pathways for entrepreneurial universities, drives the development of entrepreneurial education, co-creates advanced support for innovation and business creation, and enhances collaboration across the knowledge triangle beyond the state of the art. As a project of the E³UDRES² alliance, the actors collaborating in E.I.N.S. comprise six E³UDRES² insitutions, as well as the University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN).

Novel Pathways for Entrepreneurial Universities

E.I.N.S. co-ideates new ways of thinking, working together and developing entrepreneurial universities

Support of Startups & established businesses

E.I.N.S. drives the development of entrepreneurial education, and co-creates advanced support for innovation and business creation

Facilitation of collaboration

E.I.N.S. enhances collaboration across the knowledge triangle beyond the state of the art.

Sources of Inspiration

In order to further develop and strengthen innovation capacity, E.I.N.S. defines four long-term strategic priorities:

#1

Empower and support „Ent-r-e-novators” to bridge the gaps within the knowledge-triangle

#2

Enhance entrepreneurial education to enable learner-driven innovation

#3

Link smart specialisation and open innovation to connect regional ecosystems with Pan-European networks

#4

Provide expertise and resources to turn ideas into value for smart and sustainable European regions

E.I.N.S. Open Innovation Hubs

1 | Food

2 | Digital Health & Social Innovation

3 | Creative Industries & Digital Media

4 | Digital Technologies & Advanced Manufacturing

5 | Smart and Sustainable Working and Learning Environments

6 | Smart and Sustainable Cities, Regions and Villages

Latest news from E.I.N.S.

25 Jan 2023
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Hannes Raffaseder writes about rural universities pushing innovation in latest EAIE blog post

The European Association for International Education regularly invites experts for their blog.

19 Dec 2022
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E.I.N.S. Student Start-Up Pitching Session

On 14 December 2022, six student teams from the E.I.N.S. partnering universities presented their Start-up ideas in front of their peers and an international panel of Entrepreneurship & Innovation experts.

07 Dec 2022
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Welcome to Bologna: E.I.N.S. at EIT HEI Initiative Sense-Making Workshop 

The team of E.I.N.S., the E³UDRES² Entrepreneurship and Innovation Network for Smart and Sustainable European Regions, travelled to Italy to participate in the Sense-Making Workshop hosted by the EIT HEI Initiative, the funding body of the project.

E.I.N.S. Inspiring Chats

E.I.N.S. hosts online talk formats called Inspiring Chats regularly. Together with entrepreneurs, higher education professionals or other experts we discuss various topics ranging from Smart Specialisation to Innovation Ecosystems - find the dates for our next Inspiring Chats or rewatch our previous episodes online. Join us and get inspired!

The E.I.N.S. Consortium

St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal

Hungarian University of Agriculture and Life Sciences

UC Leuven-Limburg University of Applied Sciences

Politehnica University Timișoara

Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences

University Industry Innovation Network

Want to know more about E.I.N.S.?

Get in touch with us!

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E.I.N.S., the E³UDRES² Entrepreneurship and Innovation Network for Smart and Sustainable European Regions, is supported by EIT RawMaterials, co-funded by the European Union.

E.I.N.S. is part of the EIT HEI Initiative: