The City of Aveiro and the University of Aveiro will be hosting the next EUniverCities Network and URBACT Project meeting from 19-22 November 2013. The main question that will be addressed during this European conference is the co-operation between the city and university to promote Social development and Entrepreneurship. How to make the university a part of the city? And how can we better promote entrepreneurship? These and other questions will be addressed during the event.
Partners from across Europe will share observations and develop recommendations related to the local challenges of Aveiro. It unites experts on social innovation, social development, entrepreneurship, economic development, technology transfer, research etc.
During this event also special EUniverCities Conference will be organized for decision-makers representing the participating city administrations and universities from across Europe. The aim of the meeting is to exchange experiences, share knowledge and insights among each other and jointly develop recommendations on how to improve city-university cooperation on a strategic level.
Please have a look at the programme to find out more. This document also provides you with practical/logistic information about Aveiro. The agenda for the special meeting for city and university decision-makers on Thursday 21 November can be downloaded here: Agenda Politicians meeting
Next to the programme here you can also find background information about Aveiro that has been published in Baseline Study written by Lead Expert Willem van Winden and produced in the framework of the URBACT project. This chapter provides you with an overview of the state-of-the art of the city-university co-operation in Aveiro. Please have a look at the chapter about Aveiro.