Victor van der Chijs 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.
Joining forces for nanotech research
MIT and Tecnológico de Monterrey are cooperating on research at the frontier of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
Chewing gum can save lives in radiation accidents
A stick of chewing gum in your pocket can show whether your body has been exposed to a dangerous amount of radiation as a result of an accident or a terrorist attack.
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.