Newsletter issue 4

UNITE4H Project Newsletter Issue 4 - November 2022

Welcome to the fourth and final newsletter of the Unite for Horizon Europe Project!

Project Overview

Unite for Horizon Europe (UNITE4H) was a project to enhance the strategic engagement capacity between Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) for Horizon Europe initiatives. To achieve this goal, UNITE4H project partners designed and piloted a comprehensive training programme across Europe.

Insights from the project


Universities’ role in society has come to the fore in recent years, and it is becoming difficult to ignore the need for increased alignment of academic and business agendas. The global challenges being faced require effective communication and co-creation to determine holistic and prompt responses. In order for these unpredictable hurdles to best be mitigated, …

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Learnings on Partnerships with SMEs

The pace of change today has major consequences on the socio-economic landscape of the future, for example a forecast by Dell Technologies estimates that 85% of jobs in 2030 have not been invented yet (Dell, 2022). This rapidly changing modernity affects technological innovation, scientific discovery, but also the evolution of “wicked problems” in society, …

Insights from our partners


Result-based management for “Project Design for Impact” in the Horizon Europe Programmes

The most significant change from Horizon 2020 to Horizon Europe is the significance of the “Impact section” in the design and application for collaborative EU funded projects. This change resulted from the evaluation process of the EU funding programmes which highlighted the fact that majority of implemented projects…

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