Successful cooperation between higher education and the business sector bring substantial benefits to higher education institutions, their academics and students, as well as to companies, their staff, and to society as a whole. To get a better understanding of this cooperation and the potential barriers and key success factors the consortium of the Quintuple helix approach to targeted Open Innovation in Energy, Water, and Agriculture in the South Mediterranean Neighbourhood – 5toi_4EWAS – European Union project has launched a study on cooperation between University, higher education institutions and public and private organizations located in the Mediterranean Partner Countries area.
In this framework, UNIMED would like to share with its partners: Universities, companies, individual researchers, business enterprises a Study on the cooperation between higher education institutions and public and private organizations in the Mediterranean Countries.
Your support and input is crucial to the success of this study. We are relying on your involvement and input in the distribution and completion of the online survey by (i) yourself on behalf of your organisation, (ii) academics and (iii) knowledge transfer professionals and (iv) and high level officer in enterprises.
The survey will help inform appropriate policy making aimed at improving future partnerships between higher education institutions and external organizations.
We kindly ask you to complete the survey yourself on behalf of your institution at the following link 5toi.ub-cooperation.eu within 17/02/2017.
Please, help us to forward to the below key target actors :
· to the researchers & lecturers (including professors) working within your institution encouraging them to complete the survey;
· to staff involved in knowledge commercialisation / transfer / valorisation, incubators and technology parks, and encourage them to complete the survey
· Executive Directors, CEO, COO, if Industry, SMEs (including Start-Ups and Spin-off)
The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete and all responses will remain anonymous.
For any queries about the survey, please contact email@example.com