Future-proofing university education & innovation ecosystemsInnovation drives productivity growth and it is essential for developing future industries. Universities are key players in innovation ecosystems worldwide and particular attention has been giving in recent years to entrepreneurial universities, which continue to expand their mandates, innovate their portfolios, engage and mix themselves with industry and society. This conversation will explore how the roles that universities play in innovation and entrepreneurship are evolving, how they connect with business and government initiatives at the national and local levels, and what is needed to build future-ready innovation ecosystems. The session will explore the theme through the lenses of academia, industry, and policy.
Are innovation and entrepreneurship changing? How? How is that connected to education?
What are the key trends in innovation and entrepreneurship we all need to be aware of?
What new roles have universities been playing to drive innovation? How about the future?
How can universities best bundle education, innovation, and entrepreneurship?
What are the critical steps to build future innovation ecosystems?
Where should we look for inspiration to future-proof?