EUEN Characteristics• Pilot project• 10 Partners: University partners: Coventry University (Project Coordinator), Hogeschool Ghent, Fachhochschule Münster, University of Turku Business partners: Acerta, Banco Santander, Hewlett-Packard Limited, Microsoft Worldwide - Education Strategy Group Network partners: European Business and Innovation Centre Network, National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education• Total budget: 495.982 euro• Financial support: EUROPEAN COMMISSION Directorate-General for Education and Culture• Timeperiod: 01-11-2011 until 31-05-2013
EUEN aims• EUEN builds up on the established concept of University Enterprise Networks, led by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and the delivery of the Innovation UEN by Coventry University.• EUEN will establish partnerships between enterprise and entrepreneurial universities and multi-national businesses aimed at making a substantial impact on long term competitiveness in both sectors.• EUEN aims to enhance entrepreneurship opportunity by: – shaping the leadership in education institutions – building the capability to deliver entrepreneurship through education by the professional development of the academic and support staff
EUEN actionsWP1: Shaping the education environment through collaborative interventions with institutional leaders to stimulate entrepreneurship in staff, students and graduatesWP2: Application of collaborative learning opportunities through business-education-student projectsWP3: Transfer of good practice from the pilot to the wider European communityWP4: Project management ensuring delivery of outputs on time and to budget
Knowledge center to Entreprise Services through Students
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KESS Characteristics 12 Partners:Hogeschool Gent (project-leader), Hogeschool West-Vlaanderen, VOKA Kamer vanKoophandel Oost-Vlaanderen, VOKA Kamer van Koophandel West-Vlaanderen,ERSV West-Vlaanderen, Groupe Sup de Co Amiens, Université Catholique de Lille,Université de Technologie de Compiègne, Institute Polytechnique La Salle Beauvais,Chambre de Commerce Franco-Belge, Ville de Marcq-en-Baroeul, AmiensMétropole Total budget: 1.164.000 euro Financial support: INTERREG IV France-Wallonie-Vlaanderen, Vlaanderen,Oost-Vlaanderen, West-Vlaanderen, Picardie Timeperiod: 01-10-2011 until 01-10-2014
KESS Aims• Contribution to the economic growth of both regions by cross-border student services, like internships, to enterprises;• Realisation of a structural cooperation between higher education institutions, representative organisations for business and enterprises from both regions;• Creation of opportunities for social and cultural links;• Improving the student services to enterprises by the creation of multidisciplinary teams of students, teachers and entrepreneurs;• Improving the exchange of knowledge cross-border• Improving entrepreneurship education in a cross-border context• Alignment of demand and supply of the labourmarket cross-border
KESS Actions• Action 1: Approach between partners• Action 2: Prospection• Action 3: Support tools• Action 4: Project development• Action 5: Communication• Action 6: Support to students• Action 7: Project management
Interregional dissemination of the businessconcept of the Centre for Entrepreneurship
Characteristics• 7 Partners: Hogeschool Gent (project coordinator), Hogeschool Zuyd, Université du Littoral côte d’opale (ULCO), University of the Algarve, Jade University Wilhelmshaven, Coventry University, Mälardalens högskola• Total budget: 45.147,35 euro• Financial support: European Fund for Regional Development• Time Period: 1-12-2010 until 30-11-2012
Aims• Interregional knowledge exchange on entrepreneurial education and entrepreneurship support• Setting up an international network on Entrepreneurial Education• Bringging together students of University College Ghent with peers of other European universities, with the goal of setting up business plans together and facing intercultural opportunities.• Lower barriers for entrepreneurs willing to trade internationally• Declining the gap in between education and entrepreneurship• Create a short but intensive 3ECTS program for foreign students, in order to position the Centre for Entrepreneurship Internationally
Actions• Action 1: Create a network of partners• Action 2: Organisastion of an International Entrepreneurial Seminar• Action 3: Plan study visits to partner countries• Action 4: Create an online International network• Action 5: expand the services of the CfE
International EntrepreneurialSeminar • 7 day seminar • April-May • 36 students, 6 facilitators + 4 org. Members • 7 different participating countries • Nationalities completely spread over teams • Intense, interactive program • Residential location • Annual change of host country
International EntrepreneurialSeminar • Main task: Create a business plan together with 5 other people from other countries in only 1 week!
Content• Entrepreneurs on the talk• Teambuilding• Intercultural Role play• Brainstorming• Theory sessions• Groupwork• Workshops• Elevator pitch• Business speed date• Company visit• City tour in the host country• Final presentations• Have fun!
Quotes"International Entrepreneurial Seminar: we came asguests, we left as a family!“"Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together isprogress. Working together is success.““Unleash your entrepreneurial talent with thisencouraging seminar.”