The results of the project BIC4SME are now available online

BIC for SME

Small and micro-enterprises are the backbone of the European economy and important players in the recovery process from past or future economic crises. They employ more than one-third of the European workforce and produce more than 20% of economic added value[1]. The positive correlation between SMEs activity and economic growth has been proven by numerous…

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Unlocking multiple forms of excellence and widening innovation through University-Business Cooperation

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution is technology-driven. It requires organisations to harness technology, people, physical and digital spaces into new products and services, in order to thrive in knowledge-based and inclusive societies. Already in 1995, the American economist Clay Christensen defined disruptive innovation as the means to create new markets and value networks that eventually disrupt…

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Adapting to the new normality: don’t forget the 3rd mission!

The project IMPALA addresses the challenges faced by the universities and the business schools in evaluating their contribution to local, regional, and national development. It promotes an impact-driven culture for all the components of the institution; from teaching activities to programme management, with the purpose to improve the quality and relevance of the services the…

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FORINT: an internationalisation story

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The FORINT project has worked to develop the internationalisation capacities in Cuba and Panama, and can be a useful model for other regions too. KEY FACTS ABOUT THE PROJECT: Running since 2016 to improve internationalisation in universities in Cuba and Panama. Sessions attended by over 200 stakeholders from 8 universities and the Cuban Ministry of…

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