László Palkovics Secretary of State for Higher Education, Ministry of Human Capacities, Hungary Hungarian Tertiary Education – Links to Business and Industry


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Boris Mattoš Vice-Rector for International Relations, University of Economics in Bratislava Academia – Business Cooperation as an Integral Part of Educational Offer

Anton Habjanič Director, TechnoCenter at the University of Maribor IP policy model at the University of Maribor

Vilmos Beskid Head of Research and Development, Ericsson Hungary Ltd. University and business: a win-win game

Vedran Podobnik Assistant Professor, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing Building Good Practices in Higher Education through ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnerships: The Case of the INNOSOC Project

Ilmars Viksne Head of RTU’s Prototype Development Centre, Riga Technical University; Member of the Board, “Biokompozītmateriālu institūts” Ltd Innovation and Technology Transfer as the Third Pillar of Modern University

Ingrid Hindrikson Project manager of supra universities' cooperation platform, Tallinn Technical University, Innovation and Business Centre MEKTORY Best practices of technology transfer and joint platform of universities

Penka Peeva Vice Rector for Academic Affairs, Prof. Assen Zlatarov University-Burgas Learning by doing: education and practical training at Assen Zlatarov University (Burgas, Bulgaria)

Zoltán Kolozsváry Managing director of SC Plasmaterm SA, Professor at Sapientia University Tg.Mures The Part and the whole – a complex relationship between education, innovation, production

Neven Vrček Dean, Faculty of Organization and Informatics, University of Zagreb Internship programme and students’ entrepreneurship as a hub between university and business community

Károly Belina Professor, Kecskemét College Dual Type Higher Education in Hungary - Model of Kecskemet

Aleksandar Veg Professor, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Belgrade; General Manager of RoTech ei d.o.o. Top expertise in service and manufacturing with spin off company - RoTech - University of Belgrade

István Komlósi Dean, Professor, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Science and Environmental Management, University of Debrecen Cooperation between Agricultural Faculties for knowledge transfer in Food Science

Andrzej Kurkiewicz Deputy Director in Department of Innovation and Development, Ministry of Science and Higher Education Good practices and polish experiences in promoting and supporting entrepreneurship within higher education

Adrián Pekár Research engineer/Project manager, University Centre for Innovation, Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Protection (UCITT), Technical University of Košice (TUKE) Innovation of Research, Development and Entrepreneurship at University Level

Lubomir Dimitrov Vice-Rector on Education and International Affairs, Technical University of Sofia Good Practices in the cooperation of the university and business

Anna Soós Vice-Rector, Babes-Bolyai University Babeş-Bolyai University – an effective example of higher education and business co-operation (COMPLEX COOPERATION)

Krzysztof Krzysztofiak Advisor to The KTP Board, Krakow Technology Park Krakow Technology Park innovation support system: from special economic zone to living lab

Natig Hajiyev President, ADA University Foundation Business and higher education cooperation, opportunity for sustainability: case of ADA University


Ilze Grante Researcher, Project coordinator, University of Latvia Practices of fostering business-science partnerships at the University of Latvia

Emilija Stojmenova Duh Director, RAZ:UM – Research and Arts Zone at the University of Maribor Demola Slovenia: Global Best Practice Of Innovation And Knowledge Transfer – The Slovenian Case

Antoaneta Dimitrova Kirova-Katzarova Head of department in programme “Vocational training”, BIA – Bulgarian Industrial Association The dual system in Bulgaria - new good practices in cooperation between employers and education

Denisa Čiderová Vice-Rector for Research and Doctoral Studies, University of Economics in Bratislava The Era of Science Diplomacy: Implications for Economics, Business, Management and Related Disciplines

Kęstutis Jasiūnas CEO of EKSPLA, UAB Complex cooperation and Tower of Babel

Jozef Orgonáš Professor Assistant, University of Economics in Bratislava TALENTWAY™ – Modern Form of Dual Education in Sciences of Economics

Rozália Veronika Salamon Associate Professor, Department of Food Science, Sapientia Hungarian University of Transylvania ‘Igazi Csíki Sör’ the result of a successful collaboration between a small brewery and Sapientia University

Alajos Mészáros Professor, Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology; Institute of Information Technology, Automation and Mathematics, Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava The Trap of the Triangle: Education-Research-Innovation

Hrvoje Džapo Assistant Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb Internship Programme and Career Center at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Aleš Vlk Director, Tertiary Education & Research Institute “Yes, we are very much interested, however...” - Examples of successes and failures in the HE and business collaboration in the Czech Republic

László Korányi CEO, Technopolitan Plc. European Problems and Solutions - Involving SMEs in Student Innovation using the Demola Concept