On the 6th and 7th of April 2017, the European Commission will host in Brussels the 7th European University-Business ForumUniversity Business Cooperation for Innovation and Impact.





The University-Business Forum was established in 2008 as a means of encouraging dialogue between the worlds of academia and business and emphasise the value of cooperation for both.

This time the Forum will also try to explore the potential of the cooperation between universities and regional actors, with 2 specific workshops dedicated to:

  • Innovation, smart specialisation and regional development;
  • Regional innovation.

The Forum presents a unique opportunity for stakeholders to share and discuss experiences, examples of good practice, to network and to learn from each other.

The 2017 edition of the Forum will bring together 400 high-level representatives from higher education institutions; from large companies and SME’s; as well as from national, regional and local authorities in Europe and beyond.

Please find here the link for registration and to look at the programme of the event.