The Company by Gentrepreneur

The Company by Gentrepreneur

The Company by Gentrepreneur is a student cooperative and an initiative of the Ghent educational institutions Hogent, Ugent and Arteveldehogeschool. The concept, which consists in encouraging enterprising students to set up a business, either alone or in a team, within the framework of this structure (a cooperative with a social purpose) is unique in Flanders and anywhere else. Students who have promising ideas and entrepreneurial ambition can use the cooperative’s company number to work with their team on a project without having to worry about anything else. The cooperative operation ...

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EUniverCities is a European network, launched in 2012, in which medium sized cities as well as universities (working in tandems) work together in order to give knowledge cities more visibility within Europe. The network aims to exchange and spread the knowledge, expertise and experience about city-university cooperation across urban Europe. Network members learn from each other how to shape co-operations in a fruitful way, apply the lessons, take next steps on the local level, and spread the le...more


Daily management of the city, closely connected with the existing and urgent problems, asks for fast and known solutions. Exploring new and innovative paths can be overcome with the relationship with the university. On the other side, the academy, often distant from reality, can develop knowledge from concrete needs and test in real context. Cities and Universities from the network play an important role to overcame the challenges, providing the right platform to share experiences and results with the peers. André Cester Costa - City of Aveiro

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