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Innovation support

The ECIU member universities are all renowned for their innovation capacity, and have all well-developed support functions for technology transfer, IP-management and entrepreneurship. To further strengthen a challenged-based innovation and societal impact strategy, on European level, ECIU University has set up Innovation Hubs at three locations: 

Innovation Hub North
Coordinated by Linköping University
Including Tampere University, Kaunas University of Technology and University of Stavanger.

Point of Contact: Gio Fornell, gio.fornell@liu.se

Innovation Hub Mid
Coordinated by Hamburg University of Technology
Including University of Twente, Dublin City University and Aalborg University.

Point of Contact: Monica Schofield, schofield@tutech.de

Innovation Hub South
Coordinated by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Including Group INSA (France), University of Aveiro, and University Trento.

Point of Contact: Iván Martínez Flores, ivan.martinez@uab.cat

The hubs provide our societal stakeholders, student and research entrepreneurs with a gateway addressing societal impact on a collective basis, sharing resources, networks, and expertise for the support of successful implementation of innovation.