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 all existing 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.

E.I.N.S. Open Call for Startups

E.I.N.S. is looking for European Startups that want to enhance their activities and vision with additional support, experience and networking opportunities!

Sounds interesting? Applications are possible until 30 September 2022.

Sources of Inspiration

More information coming soon!

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.

09 Sep 2022
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E³UDRES² supports Startup Village Initiative

E³UDRES² joined a new network of European University Alliances and presented a joint Vision Statement to express support for the EU's Startup Village Initiative.

01 Sep 2022
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Hannes Raffaseder talks innovation and entrepreneurship with Science|Business

E³UDRES² lead coordinator Hannes Raffaseder on supporting Startups, the creation of innovation ecosystems, and the importance of making ideas heard.

13 Jun 2022
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E.I.N.S. at UIIN conference in Amsterdam

On the 13th of June, the E.I.N.S. project was presented at the 2022 UIIN conference in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

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: