June 9-11, 2020

Registration is open!

Learn, share, and expand your network at the 2020 University-Industry Interaction Conference



Its 100+ speakers and 500+ attendees provide insights into a wide range of university-industry interaction themes. The conference enables you to build more entrepreneurial & engaged institutions, more strategic industry partnerships, become connected with your local entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem as well as benefit from a global network of thought leaders, practitioners and academics.

During this three-day event we will focus on:

  • Developing more engaged and entrepreneurial universities

  • A holistic perspective towards university-industry partnerships

  • The university as a launching pad for innovation

  • Supporting students and lifelong learners in preparing for the future

  • Driving local and regional growth through creating an innovation ecosystem

  • Structures and mechanisms supporting university-industry interaction

  • Upskilling knowledge transfer and engagement professionals

Through a mixture of presentations by academics and practitioners as well as hands-on workshops, a variety of plenary keynotes and panels you will be exposed to a wide mix of perspectives from around the globe allowing you to better tackle your challenges back home.





This Year's Keynote Speakers

More speakers will be announced shortly



Josh Jarrett

Executive Director of Global Partnerships, InStride

Prof. Claire Macken

Professor and Director for Future Learning at RMIT

Brian McCaul

CEO at QUBIS Ltd & Director of Innovation at Queen's University Belfast

Prof. Suvi Nenonen

Professor of Strategic Marketing at the University of Auckland

Nathalie Trutmann

Former CEO Hyper Island

Dr. William Zemp Kekelidze

Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer at Southern New Hampshire University

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Learn from 100+ speakers on the latest concepts, research results on university-industry Interaction and hear from business leaders and their experience in cooperating with universities.

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