First on-site EELISA Executive Board meeting of 2024: defining priorities for the year and beyond 

With its renewed commitment supported by the second Erasmus+ funding period, and following the Phase 2 kick-off meeting in November, the EELISA Alliance is set to hold the initial on-site strategic meeting of the EELISA Executive Board. Scheduled for January 25 and 26, 2024, this initial gathering will be hosted at the Universidad Politécnica de…

Improving start-ups: Second EELISA & JOSEPHS Co-Creation Workshop

Involving the customer perspective already in product development, learning how to conduct insightful interviews, developing innovative ideas, and daring to get out of the comfort zone – all this and much more was part of the second EELISA x JOSEPHS Co-Creation Workshop at JOSEPHS, the open innovation lab in Nuremberg, Germany. The workshop on December…

A Memorandum of Understanding for a Circular future

On October 18th, on the occasion of the World Young Scientist Summit (WYSS) 2023 European Event, the CIRCULAR EELISA Community signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the China-Europe Association for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ACEIE), and the World Young Scientist Summit, (WYSS). The meeting took place in Brussels, and the signing of the Memorandum was attended by Dr. Zhiwei…

EELISA people & institutions, working to have all-inclusive and non-discriminatory environments

Last 5th and 6th October, different people from EELISA institutions gathered in Bucharest for the last stage of the I EELISA Diversity Award. Months earlier, on the 31st May, EELISA InnoCORE launched a call for good practiceswith the aim of gathering examples of actions put in place by individual researchers and research structures (groups, departments,…

EELISA Diversity Award: An interview with winner Hatice Kose

Diversity is a fundamental and invaluable asset that enriches every aspect of society, including workplaces, educational institutions, and communities. For this reason, EELISA’s research and innovation arm, InnoCORE, has actively collected best practices and initiatives implemented by individual researchers and research structures to promote diversity within their teams. The focus extended to encompass various aspects…

Empowering SDGs advocates: EELISA issues new EELISA Credentials!

Over 4,000 participants who have engaged in the innovative and transformative learning experiences organized by EELISA Communities will receive their EELISA Credentials this week. This represents the tangible acknowledgment of their dedication and a testament to their commitment to advancing the Sustainable Development Goals. For EELISA, these participants have been instrumental in bringing to life…

The 1st Enrepreneurship School, a turning point in developing business ideas

More than 25 people from 15 different nationalities gathered last week from the 16th until the 20th of October at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg – Research Campus Waischenfeld for a transformative learning experience focused on entrepreneurship. From Customer Centric Innovation to diving into the depths of Business Design Processes and mastering the Elevator Pitch, students, PhDs and employees from…