Perhaps never before in recent history has the role of higher education been so intricately tied to the economic, social and environmental fabric of the modern world”*. As the provider of human capital for innovation, universities are starting to shift toward a model where practice and solving real societal challenges is central.
This round table will focus on the role of universities in innovation ecosystems, and the formula for quality interactions between universities, companies, governmental agencies and other public organizations.
* UNESCO’s Chief of Higher Education Sector, Peter J. Wells