About us

The study consortium is highly respected for their knowledge and understanding of the complex area of universities-business cooperation (UBC), recognised worldwide. The team has unparalleled European experience in working from various perspectives of the Knowledge Triangle to provide a 360 degree perspective of UBC. The consortium consists of:
  • Project executive
  • Steering group
  • Experts
  • Networks
  • Scientific team
  • PhD candidates

Project executive

Peter Baur

Contractor
European Commission

Todd Davey

Study Director
Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre (S2MBRC), Münster University of Applied Sciences (MUAS), Germany

Arno Meerman

Study Manager
S2MBRC, MUAS, Germany

Victoria Galan Muros

Scientific and Policy Manager
Technopolis Group, UK

Consortium steering group

Rebecca Allinson

Quality Assurance Manager
Technopolis Group, UK

Pablo D’Este

Institutional researcher in the field of higher education and business
Ingenio, University of Valencia, Spain

Victoria Galan-Muros

Case Study Manager
Technopolis Group, UK

Samo Pavlin

Case Study Manager
University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Thorsten Kliewe

Social Media, Networking and Dissemination Manager
UIIN

Jonathan Potter

UBC expert (GOV)
OECD

Andrea-Rosalinde Hofer

UBC expert (GOV)
OECD

Experts

Markus Perkmann

UBC expert (HEI)
Imperial College, UK

Natascha Eckert

UBC expert (BUS)
SIEMENS, Germany

Jonathan Potter

UBC expert (GOV/INTERMED)
OECD

Andrea-Rosalinde Hofer

UBC expert (GOV/INTERMED)
OECD

Alfredo Yegros

UBC indicators expert
CWTS LEIDEN, The Netherlands

Networks

Ben Butters

Business Association / Network
Eurochambres

Marko Grdosic

HEI Association / Network
European Association of Institutions in Higher Education

Thorsten Kliewe

UBC Association / Network
UIIN

Scientific team

Thomas Baaken

Director
S2MBRC, MUAS, Germany

Todd Davey

Member
S2MBRC, MUAS, Germany

Pablo D’Este

Member
Ingenio, University of Valencia, Spain

Victoria Galan-Muros

Member
Technopolis Group, UK

Carolin Plewa

Member
The University of Adelaide, Australia

Thorsten Kliewe

Member
UIIN, The Netherlands

Peter van der Sijde

Member
VU Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Niccolo Durazzi

Member
Independent

Alina Dreier

Analyst
S2MBRC, MUAS, Germany

PhD candidates

Bahlzan Orazbayeva

Consultant
S2MBRC, MUAS, Germany

Mihai Melonari

Consultant
S2MBRC, MUAS, Germany

David Serbin

Data Manager
S2MBRC, MUAS, Germany

Sue Rossano

Consultant
S2MBRC, MUAS, Germany


Project partners

LEAD PARTNER
Science-to-Business Marketing Research Centre (S2BMRC), Münster University of Applied Sciences (MUAS) in Germany are the Project Directors and the European UBC thought- leaders who have implemented the largest study yet completed into European UBC, undertaken in 2010-11
Technopolis Group Limited with offices across Europe are the HEI policy leaders and HEInnovate tool co-creators, DG EAC’s tool for developing the entrepreneurial university
INGENIO, part of CSIC and the University of Valencia in Spain are the leading Spanish research institute and leading published scientific authorities in UBC
University of Ljubljana in Slovenia were the project directors of the biggest Eastern European-focussed UBC study into new modes of UBC
The Centre For Science & Technology Studies, Leiden University in the Netherlands - Europe’s leading UBC indicators specialists and Creators of CWTS Leiden Ranking, the world’s foremost UBC ranking

Network project partners

University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN) based in the Netherlands are the leading network for European university-business cooperation
EUROCHAMBRES is the leading network for European business
European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE) in Belgium is the leading network for European Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)

Core Partners

LEAD PARTNER
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Country partners

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