New Triple Helix Training Programme A One-Day Training Event – 28 September 2016, Heidelberg

Triple Helix for Action: A New Methodology and ‘How-to-Do’ Practice for the Entrepreneurial Discovery and Implementation Process

A one-day training programme with leading experts in the field of Triple Helix and university-industry-government interactions that will enhance skills and understanding of the multi-stakeholder approaches to innovation and entrepreneurship, active roles for inter-regional and inter-cluster facilitators and intermediaries and new business models for regional authorities, governments and smart specialization platforms.

The programme will focus on four distinctive stages of the Entrepreneurial Discovery and Implementation Process (EDIP) for the development and implementation of smart specialization strategies in Europe, and will introduce participants to the leading Triple Helix practices in Europe.


Programme Overview:

  • Stakeholder Mapping and Multistakeholder Solutions for Triple Helix Challenges
  • Triple Helix for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Business Model Development for Regional Authorities
  • Triple Helix for Entrepreneurship and Investment
  • How to Implement Smart Specialisation Strategies – Before, During and After Matchmaking


In just a day participants will:

  • Learn about the entrepreneurial discovery process – as applied by different regions and countries in Europe
  • Develop an understanding of the role that the triple helix model plays in integrating stakeholders
  • Look at the new opportunities for inter-regional and inter-cluster collaboration
  • Learn and share experience of university – industry cooperation and knowledge transfer pathways
  • Practice selections and evaluation for pan-European match-making


Organisations and individuals that will benefit:

  • Regional authorities, local councils, government officials
  • Cluster managers and managers of collaborative ventures
  • Regional representatives involved in cross-European collaboration projects
  • Public service authorities managing innovation outputs and overseeing the regional dimension of Innovation


Location: Marriot Hotel, Heidelberg

Date: 28 September 2016

Duration and Costs: 1 day = EURO 500 (to include refreshments and lunch)

For further details and enquiries, please, contact Emanuela Todeva at *email address protected*