Collaborative Workshop on Entrepreneurial University, Engaged Industry & Active Government: Triple Helix Opportunities

University of Surrey, Guildford, UK, 29-30 May, 2014




Business Clusters, Networks and Economic Development Research Centre

Surrey Business School, University of Surrey

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Dr. Emanuela Todeva, Director of Business Clusters, Networks and Economic Development Research Centre, University of Surrey, UK



Prof. Henry Etzkowitz, Director International  Triple Helix Institute (ITHI), Palo Alto, USA, and Visiting Professor, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
Prof. Alan W. Brown, Professor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, University of Surrey, UK
John Edmondson, Chief Editor for Industry and Higher Education Journal



Thursday, 29 May 2014 – 9.30 – 17.30

Webinar: Triple Helix for newbies and how institutions can enhance effectiveness of TH Relationships
Including presentations by  Professor Henry Etzkowitz and Professor Mark Casson
Facilitator: Dr. Emanuela Todeva, University of Surrey

Sponsored Lunch

Panel 1: Triple Helix in a Territorial Context
Facilitator: Prof. Mike DANSON
Speakers:  James Wilson,  Mari Jose Aranguren, Josè Maria Guibert, Jesus M. Valdaliso,   Panayiotis Ketikidis & Adrian Solomon, Ruslan Rakhmatullin

Panel 2: Knowledge Transfer, Technology Ecosystems and Triple Helix Opportunities
Facilitator: Prof. David KNOKE
Speakers: Chiara Cantu, Tatjana Taneva & Panayiotis Ketikidis, Erik VermeulenChristiane Gebhardt

Entrepreneurship, Knowledge Transfer, Technology Ecosystems and Institutions – Discussion, Reflections and Questions from Prof. Mark Casson

Sponsored  Drinks and Dinner


Friday, 30 May 2014 – 9-30-17.30

Panel 3: International Dimensions of Triple Helix
Facilitator: Dr. Ruslan RAKHMATULLIN
Speakers:  Jay Mitra, Tatiana Schofield, Eduardo Armando, Joao Mauricio Gama Boaventura, Greici Saturi, Cristina Espinheira Costa


Panel 4: Universities and Business in a Triple Helix Context – Myths and Reality
Facilitator: Prof. Henry ETZKOWITZ
Speakers: Michael Kitson, Nick RodgersEmanuela Todeva 

Sponsored Lunch

Panel 5: Business Led Triple Helix
Facilitator: Dr. Emanuela TODEVA
Speakers: Chris ShillingVirginia Acha, Paul O-Brien, Pierre Hausemer


Panel 6: New Horizons for Triple Helix Research
Facilitator: Mr. Nick ROGERS
Speakers: Kai Kaufmann and Prof. David Knoke

Workshop Closing Remarks

Journal of Industry and Higher Education Call for papers
The Triple Helix Journal call for paper