Engagement Readiness Monitor Project

Developing a holistic approach towards measuring
and integrating university-business engagement

Our objectives

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Why Engagement Readiness Monitor?

Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) can enhance their meaningful contributions to their cities, regions, and nations through working together with small and medium sized entreprises (SMEs). However, we still lack depth and understanding of the means and factors that enable external engagement.Undoubtedly, measurement of university engagement occurs; however, it invariably focusses on quantitative outcome metrics such as patents, license, spin-out and research contracts, ignoring many valid forms of engagement and the mechanisms that need to be in place for it to occur.Erasmus+ funded project “Engagement Readiness Monitor” is on the mission to answer the aforementioned question advance the engagement between universities and businesses by developing tools to measure and scale their socially impactful cooperation.
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Engagement Readiness Monitor Intellectual Outputs

Engagement Readiness Investigation Report

 

Resources

Engagement Readiness
Self-Assessment
Framework

Resources

Engagement Readiness
Toolkit

Resources

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Blog

Voices from Experts: Antero Kivelä

The blog writer has classified management in three different systemic elements; economic, human capital and marketing management. At the end, the blog writer interpretates the dilemma of the

Voices from Experts: Silvia Vecchi

In conversation with Engagement Readiness Monitor partners, Silvia Vecchi offered her insights on university-business collaboration readiness and contributed her valuable knowledge on the top

Voices from Experts: Věra Šťastná

In conversation with Engagement Readiness Monitor partners, Vera St’astna offered her insights on “engagement readiness” and contributed her valuable experience on the topic.

Voices from Experts: Jan Axelsson

Through engaging with external partners, HEIs can increase their meaningful contributions to their cities, regions, and nations. However, we still lack depth and understanding of the means an

Three Characteristics of the Finnish National Profile Defining Engagement Readiness

Engagement is a complex process that, despite the effort for clear definition and categorization of activities (Galán-Muros & Davey 2019; Jääskö et al 2018), cannot be perfectly unified. Even

The Human Factor in Higher Education Institutions’ Engagement

As we conducted the expert interviews for the Engagement Readiness Monitor project, we got a wide range of opinions, experiences, and visions of HEI’s engagement, UBC interaction and readiness. Howe

Measuring the Engagement of Higher Education Institutions in Finland

A number of expert interviews were conducted in the spring of 2021 as a part of the Engagement Readiness Monitor project. With their help we revealed the important role of engagement for every single

Collaboration readiness for innovation in single organisations

Earlier blog posts discussed the why and how of university-business cooperation, technology readiness measuring tools, and the knowledge and technology transfer process. This blog post is a summary of

The knowledge and technology transfer process

Within the IO1 – Engagement Readiness Investigation Report, CU has primarily performed Desktop research focused on describing the knowledge and technology transfer process as means for informing

Technology Readiness Measuring Tools and Their Potential for Measuring Engagement Readiness

Technology readiness in literature is discussed from two different standpoints. Firstly, it could mean the readiness of individuals to adopt new, cutting-edge technology in their work or other ever

The Why and How of University-Business Cooperation

The university is not an institution that could live alone in society, separated from the other actors. Universities generate impact, and at the same time are influenced by the public and private sect

Partner Introductions – IMTBS

Institut Mines-Télécom Business School (IMTBS) is one of 13 graduate schools in the Institut Mines- Télécom, one of France’s major educational and research establishments. In addition to IMTBS,

Partner Introductions – UNIBO

University of Bologna: Dedicated to entrepreneurship and UBC  The Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, founded in 1088, is the oldest university in Western Europe. Nowadays, we still remain

Partner Introductions – CU

CU: University-Business cooperation Charles University – CU is the biggest university in the Czech Republic and is a leading academic institution in the Central European region. Being a renowned ac

Partner Introductions – JAMK

JAMK University of Applied Sciences: forerunner in sustainable entrepreneurship JAMK University of Applied Sciences is a next generation university that lies on experimentation, innovation, collabora

Partner Introduction – UIIN

Advancing the future of university-industry engagement UIIN is an international leader on university-industry engagement, entrepreneurial & engaged universities and knowledge transfer. We are ded

Welcome to Engagement Readiness Monitor Project!

Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) have an enormous potential to better contribute to their cities, regions, and nations through calling upon the society, government and businesses to work together.

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🍰One year of EReady! 🥂

This week we had our 2nd partner meeting with our partners from @UIIN, @imt_bs, @JAMK_fi, @Unibo and @CharlesUniPRG.

We are excited to share our research report very soon and continue our work on the self-assessment survey!

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We spoke with Antero Kivelä, Business service specialist at the School of Business in @JAMK_fi, about the #engagement and #readiness of #HEIs and #business to cooperate in various engagement activities.

Read the blog here 👉 https://bit.ly/3HxHHMu

We spoke with Silvia Vecchi, University-Business Collaboration Office head at the @Unibo's Research and Third Mission division, about the #engagement and #readiness of #HEIs and #business to cooperate in various engagement activities.

Read the blog here https://bit.ly/3lQmIMe

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