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Accelerating Entrepreneurship at Universities in Times of Crisis

The challenges brought about by COVID-19 have affected various functions across higher education. To follow social distancing protocols, universities have had to transform their vibrant spaces where they used to hold lectures, workshops, meet-ups and host start-ups to online environments. At the same time, many university start-ups and innovative minds have played a crucial role in addressing today's global crisis.

University entrepreneurship stakeholders have had to continue providing both current and future entrepreneurs with the right tools, mechanisms and environment to prosper.

If you have been wondering how to continue to support your student and academic entrepreneurs and industry stakeholders during COVID-19 then you are not alone. Our expert panel will address key challenges around educating more entrepreneurial students, driving innovation and supporting student start-ups and academic spin-offs during COVID-19. Join our webinar to learn from experts across the globe on how they have adapted and accelerated entrepreneurial change, and discuss how universities can accelerate entrepreneurship during COVID-19.

  • Identification of challenges & solutions

    Insights into the possible directions of accelerating entrepreneurship at universities

  • Best practices

    Insights into best practices of entrepreneurship centers, incubators and accelerators at universities around the globe

  • Entrepreneurship

    A deeper understanding of how to drive entrepreneurship in higher education.

WEBINAR SPEAKERS

Jerry Allen

Jerry Allen

Director for Entrepreneurship at UCL

Jerry works to encourage entrepreneurial talent across the UCL landscape. His current focus is on developing entrepreneurial mindsets amongst its 10,000 PhD and Early Career Researchers.

Elif Celik

Elif Celik

Business Developer at UIIN

Elif is a former Program Manager of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at ITU. She has been active at the intersection of universities and entrepreneurship ecosystem for the past 7 years both in research and practice.

Murray Hurps

Murray Hurps

Director of Entrepreneurship at University of Technology Sydney

Murray is tasked with growing the number of student-founded startups coming out of UTS and nurturing the Ultimo precinct’s vibrant startup environment. Murray plays a key role in developing and sustaining pathways connecting UTS graduates and student founders to the startup ecosystem.

Mikko Korpela

Mikko Korpela

Director at Crazy Town

Mikko builds co-working communities for freelancers, solopreneurs, micro-sized companies and others, who want to go further together rather than alone. The community consists of over 200 companies and 450 experts.

Isabelle Reymen

Isabelle Reymen

Professor for the Design of Innovation Ecosystems at the TU/e

Isabelle is the Scientific Director of the Technical University of Eindhoven Innovation Space, a community that facilitates and supports interdisciplinary challege-based engineering education. She combines entrepreneurial thinking with a passion for design processes and aims for system innovation.

Dan Sleeman

Dan Sleeman

Head of Product & Education at RMIT Activator

Dan believes in the power of education to foster genuine positive and meaningful change. He works at the intersection of entrepreneurship and education and fights to bring the entrepreneurial mindset to education design.

Ingrid Wakkee

Ingrid Wakkee

Professor for Entrepreneurship at AUAS

Ingrid is leading the entrepreneurship programme of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, focussing on new curriculum, research and facilitating student and academic entrepreneurship. She is a passionate researcher on entrepreneurial failure and entrepreneurship networks.

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