The Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance is a major strategic partnership established between eight young research-intensive universities from as many European countries. The YUFE alliance, together with its six associate partners, aims at bringing a radical change in European higher education by establishing itself as the leading model of a young, student-centred, non-elitist, open and inclusive European University. A unique ecosystem linking universities to communities, YUFE will be based on cooperation between higher education institutions, the public and private sector, and citizens across Europe.
New YUFE project to boost student and staff innovation and entrepreneurship
An ambitious new project has been launched by the Young Universities of the Future of Europe (YUFE) Alliance which will foster a new generation of student entrepreneurs and innovators. Inno4YUFE aims to remove barriers to student entrepreneurship and to reinforce the role of higher education institutions (HEIs) as launch-pads for entrepreneurial career pathways. The project will receive funding from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)’s HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education. This new EIT initiative aims to boost the entrepreneurial and innovation capacity of HEIs.
Six Key Traits for a Powerful Business Vision
After the successful first YUFE Talk Show on universal design, hosted by the University of Rijeka, YUFE organized the second Talk Show titled Six Key Traits for a Powerful Business Vision, hosted by the University of Essex, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021. The speaker, Andy Mew, Head of Startup Support at the University of Essex, presented his stance on what one needs to have to thrive in the world of business and entrepreneurship. The talk was attended by around 40 participants from 12 different countries across Europe. The speaker started his presentation by pointing out that vision is not about predicting the future; it’s about being equipped with the right ski…
Get ready for the YUFE Academy!
The YUFE Academy is about to start again! The set of events will once again cater to a broad audience, students, staff and citizens alike. This edition starts in July 2021 and will last throughout the academic year of 2021/2022. The theme will be revolving around Citizens’ Wellbeing. The previous theme – European Identity and Responsibilities in a Global World – is still up-to-date, so these subjects will also be explored. The offering will be, as usual, manifold and broad. We will start with a series of lectures that concern health care, sustainability, social sciences, law and economics and many more. On top of that, the YUFE D&I Lecture series and YU…