Good Practices in University-Enterprise Partnerships

Researchers

  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Teichler
  • Christian Schneijderberg

Period

  • 2008 - 2010 (completed)


The main aim of this project was to support European universities in the development of effective and efficient University-Enterprise Partnerships (UEPs) governance structures and practices aligned with their particular strategic plans and responsiveness to the knowledge-based economy requirements. Within the participating countries, powerful examples of university-business partnerships (HUP) were described, their organisation and practical work have been analysed. Especially, the political, financial, strategic and individual challenges of implementing the partnerships have been worked out. A total of 16 types of partnerships and seven aspects of partnership have been identified in the GOODUEP study.

The project is completed. A project report is available at http://gooduep.eu/documents/GOODUEP-Final% 20Report% 20UEPS.pdf.


Project Partners

Italy: Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche Istituto Ricerche sulla Popolazione e le Politiche Sociali (IRPPS-CNR), Department of  'Human Resources and Knowledge Society' (Prof. Boffo) Netherlands: Universiteit Twente, CHEPS (Dr. de Boer) Poland: Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza, Center for Public Policy (Prof. Kwiek) UK: University of London, Institute of Education, Centre for Higher Education Studies, School of Lifelong Learning and International Development (Dr. Temple) Coordinator: Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Centro de Estudios en Gestión de la Educación Superior (Prof. Moura)

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