University of Nottingham joins ECIU
University of Nottingham joins ECIU to further strengthen entrepreneurship and social engagement.
ECIU opens office in Brussels
From 1 October 2017, the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) is represented on the European stage by a permanent Brussels office. Representing the network is Olga Wessels, who will be working to boost its visibility and harness the ECIU and its member universities’ influence in Brussels.
Victor van der Chijs is the new ECIU President
University of Twente Executive Board President Victor van der Chijs has been appointed President of the ECIU, the European Consortium of Innovative Universities. Asta Pundzienė and José Mendes were elected as ECIU vice-president and treasurer, respectively.
New Nordic Master in Social Work and Welfare
The University of Stavanger in Norway, ECIU partner Aalborg University in Denmark, and Umeå University in Sweden combine their academic strengths to teach social work and welfare in a Nordic context.
UiS gains Finnish partner
Finland's Tampere University of Technology became a new member of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU) as of January 2017.
ECIU cooperation to combat bullying
The first batch of teacher students has finished a new online course in anti-bullying, a collaboration between ECIU universities in Stavanger and Dublin.
New Twin Programme in Mechanical Engineering
On 23 September 2016, the rectors of the University of Aveiro, Kaunas, Linköping, Stavanger, Tec de Monterrey and Twente signed the agreement for the first ECIU Twin Programme in Mechanical Engineering.
3.7 million Euro for European innovation research
A major European research project, led by the University of Stavanger, will equip young innovation researchers to contribute to innovation in regional business and industry. The project has been granted 3.7 million Euro in funding from the European Union.
The European Consortium of Innovative Universities consists of research intensive universities, with collective emphasis on innovation, creativity and societal impact, driving the development of a knowledge-based economy.