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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. However, there was one aspect that all interviewees recognized as crucially important – the human factor. As stated in the Situation Analysis of UBC of the Ministry

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 higher education institution and its surrounding stakeholder organizations. Engagement is to some extent a natural part of HEI’s operations but also

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 desktop review conducted by UIIN and examines the concept of ‘readiness’ with the focus on innovation from the perspective of a single organisation. To understand

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 the readiness concept including 1) what is knowledge transfer (KT) and technology transfer (TT), 2) what are the processes underpinning KT and TT, 3) who is involved and

Blog editors: Alexandra Zinovyeva (UIIN) and Fleur Schellekens (UIIN)