Local Employment and Economic Development (LEED Programme)

Universities, skills and entrepreneurship: videos


Short video interviews

Outcomes of the capacity building seminar on
"Universities, skills and entrepreneurship"

Trento, Italy, 18-20 October 2010


The role of universities and strategic partnerships in the local and global context

How to successfully manage opportunities and threats in public and private funding, attractiveness and internationalisation? How to balance global linkages with local success?


Interviews with (in order of appearance)

  • Davide Bassi, Rector, University of Trento, Italy
  • Niall McKenzie, Research Fellow, University of Wales, United Kingdom
  • Jakob Stolt, Managing Director, Øresund Entrepreneurship, Denmark and Sweden
  • Dana T. Redford, Assistant Professor, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa – Porto, Portugal


Reaching and nurturing entrepreneurs within universities

How to mobilise and nurture the (hidden) entrepreneurial potentials within universities? Is there a need to provide more than just the right skills?


Interviews with (in order of appearance)

  • Rod Shrader, Professor of Entrepreneurship, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States
  • Meor Kamal Azhar, Senior Manager, Multimedia Development Corporation Cyberjaya, Malaysia
  • Alain Fayolle, Professor and Director of the Entrepreneurship Research Centre, EM Lyon Business School, France
  • Anita van Gils, Associate Professor, Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, the Netherlands
  • Imrich Chlamtac, President, Center for REsearch And Telecommunication Experimentation for NETworked communities (CREATE-NET), Italy
  • Norbert Grünwald, Rector, Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Science, Technology, Business and Design, Germany


 Playlistclick here


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