Universidad de Burgos

The University of Burgos is a public university whose mission is based on the provision of comprehensive, quality teaching, close to the student, focused on internationalisation and which, in just 25 years, has become a benchmark in Spanish university research and knowledge transfer to the business world. It has been distinguished by the Ministry of Education as a Campus of International Excellence (CEI).

At present, its educational offer is made up of 24 bachelor’s degrees, 5 of which are also taught online and 3 are bilingual in English and Spanish, 8 double degrees, 26 master’s degrees, 3 of which are online and 6 blended, 11 doctoral programs and 20 UB-specific degrees with about 10.000 students. This educational offer is focused, as a priority, on facilitating the employability of its graduates, through the establishment of internship agreements with the business and industrial fabric of the region and fostering the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the city of Burgos.

The University of Burgos is a public, open and plural institution, made up of people whose ultimate goal is the generation and transmission of knowledge at the service of improving the society of the geographical environment in which it is located.


The mission of the University of Burgos is to provide our students with a comprehensive quality education that allows them to achieve a high level of personal and professional training, and to become a scientific driving force through research and knowledge transfer, contributing to the social, economic, and cultural development of Burgos society and its international projection. All this, thanks to the commitment, enthusiasm, and dedication of all the people who work and collaborate with our university.


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Centria University of Applied Sciences (CUAS) is a multi-disciplinary educational organisation providing degree programs in 5 main education fields like business, technology, social and health sciences, culture, humanities and education. CUAS is a University of Applied Sciences of about 4000 students and 320 employees, producing and offering knowledge with a big heart. 

Our university of applied sciences (UAS) offers several great fields of study, skills, and achievements, of which students, personnel, and business life in the region to be proud of. In Centria, we have our feet firmly on the ground of three Ostrobothnian regions, on the Kokkola, Pietarsaari, and Ylivieska campuses. Centria UAS is located in a very export driven area of Finland. The Ostrobothnian coastline has a strong tradition of entrepreneurship and the largest number of companies per capita on the mainland of Finland. The export share of approximately 71 % is also exceptionally high. The Business Administration Department of Centria University is together with the whole university involved in many projects aiming at developing the learning experience, entrepreneurship and soft skills. Today Centria has both classroom-based learning, as well as different types of online and distance learning approaches. 

Our RDI activities are regionally significant and impactful. In our operating area, industrial production and exports per person are among the highest in Finland. Some of the key areas include mechanical wood processing in Ylivieska and the surrounding region, inorganic chemistry industry in the Kokkola Industrial Park and Alholmens Industrial Park in Pietarsaari. Together, they employ nearly 8,000 people and make an annual turnover of more than 4 billion euros. In addition, there are many other successful industries in our region. These regional features are central in our activities and research. 

The competence of our digitalisation team is strongly focused on the various challenges posed by digitalisation, and it develops opportunities to apply the latest technology. In our chemistry and bio-economy team, the circular economy and sustainable development are at the core. Our production technology teams’ study, for example, how robotics and artificial intelligence can improve efficiency and occupational safety in companies. The entrepreneurship and wellbeing team is responsible for ensuring that we also take people’s wellbeing and inclusion into account. The entrepreneurship and well-being team is in-charge of the HEADLINES project and the main activities of this department focusses on (1) developing business models and supporting entrepreneurship, (2) promoting health and wellbeing and (3) finding new pedagogical solutions and enhancing learning. 

In addition, Centria RDI offer training and development services to companies, especially in areas where there is not enough other provision. Cooperation between education and RDI is a special interest at Centria as well as multidisciplinary work between RDI fields. 

To learn more about the Centria University of Applied Sciences, please visit our website


IMDEA Food Institute, one of the seven Madrid Institutes for Advanced Studies (IMDEA), is a public research centre founded in 2007 by Madrid’s regional government. The goal of the Institute is to generate science of excellence in the field of food on which to support solutions to social problems, and to contribute to a knowledge-based economic model capable of generating high added value.

The mission of IMDEA Food Institute is to generate scientific knowledge of excellence in the field of food, to improve the quality of life of the population and to contribute to the development of an economic model based on the creation of value from knowledge-based innovation.

The Institute hallmark is the study of the relationship between genes and nutrients with special emphasis on the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases through precision nutrition.

IMDEA Food boosts research via nutritional genomics strategies and tools in fields such as cancer, ageing, obesity and cardiometabolic diseases.

IMDEA Food organizes its activities around three strategic axes:

Science. Advancing scientific knowledge in the areas of food and health, with a special focus on the prevention of chronic diseases.

Industry. Contributing towards the economic development and competitiveness of the food industry via the design and validation of nutritional strategies and food products of proven effectiveness in the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases.

Society. Contributing towards the reduction of healthcare costs and improving the wellbeing of the population through the study of the relationship between diet and health, the execution of communication programmes, and via the dissemination of nutrition advice.

Nowadays, IMDEA Food supports 97 researchers distributed in 15 research groups, offers the services of two innovation and technology platforms, and has constituted 2 technology-based spin-offs.

To learn more about IMDEA Food, please visit our website



Mashauri is an organisation dedicated to helping Universities give their students an entrepreneurial mindset. In so doing, we unlock massive innovation capacity as well as better preparing the graduates for the 21st century world of work.

We are UK based but global in scope. Our distributed team deliver our programs in many countries around the world, from South Africa to London.

Why we do what we do

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That is why our vision is that worldwide, every student is given the opportunity to gain
an entrepreneurial mindset through experiential education.

How we do what we do

Mashauri provides an online entrepreneurial education platform to universities. The platform delivers 5 product categories which all offer an experiential learning experience.

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The Munster Technological University (MTU) is one of the largest institutions in Ireland. MTU delivers a wide range of courses across the Faculties of Engineering and Science and the Faculty of Business and Humanities.  As a regional Technological University, we have our main campus locations at Cork and Tralee, which are 115 kilometres apart. An integrated digital education Infrastructure connects both campuses facilitating the joint operation of both campuses and enables distance teaching and learning for our 5,500 staff and 18,000 students.

MTU also incorporates the Cork School of Music, the Crawford College of Art and Design, as well as the National Maritime College of Ireland, which provides maritime training and certification.

MTU has a rich social and sporting infrastructure, providing a rewarding university experience for our students, among whom are a rich diversity of nationalities and cultures. 

MTU’s vision is to lead social transformation and economic growth in Ireland and beyond, through education and research activities, which focus on regional strengths and RIS3 objectives. In achieving our vision, MTU works very closely with regional stakeholders in Policy-Making, Enterprise and Civil Society.

The University possesses a very strong culture of supporting and promoting entrepreneurship. We are recognised as a field leader in entrepreneurial training within Ireland and MTU operates two large publicly owned incubators at Cork and Tralee, where we provide training and mentoring in entrepreneurship for students, staff and regional entrepreneurs.

The University is an active player in terms of policy and developmental strategies in areas of rural development, tourism, agriculture, promoting environmental sustainability and the circular economy.

We have a range of Centres of Excellence in areas such as Photonics, Medical Devices, Clean Technologies Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things.  

Our school of Tourism Management and Catering supports all aspects of regional tourism across our region, which is the largest tourism region in Ireland and where we participate in different policy and planning fora.

MTU also has a rich portfolio of international partnerships, with whom we have successfully delivered a wide range of European projects, in fields covering all aspects of our educational and research briefs. 

To learn more about the Munster Technological University, please visit our website

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM Emprende)

The Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) is a public university that combines quality teaching, intensive research and a high level of employment with a strong social commitment, being a benchmark in these areas, as recognized by various global indicators. In the QS World University Rankings 2021, the UAM ranks for the second consecutive year among the 200 best universities in the world. It is the second-best university in Spain, the first in Madrid, and is among the 100 most prestigious universities in Europe. The UAM is also positioned as a leader in Teaching and Learning among the 77 institutions analyzed by the report of the Knowledge and Development Foundation (CYD).

With more than 25.000 students and 3.000 academic staff members, is organised in seven Faculties (Sciences, Economics and Business Sciences, Law, Philosophy and Letters, Medicine, Psychology, and Teacher Training and Education) and an Engineering School for Computer Science and Telecommunications, with 65 departments, offering a wide range of programs in different scientific and technical fields and in humanities. Doctoral degrees can be studied in all the areas mentioned above. 

UAM has had a strong research focus: ten research institutes are located on campus, as well as the Madrid Science Park, with growing university-business collaboration. The collaboration with the Higher Center for Scientific Research (CSIC) in one of the first Campus of International Excellence in our country, has allowed it to create a privileged environment for research and teaching and to be a leader in Nanoscience, Advanced Materials and Life Sciences. In addition, the UAM is part of the CIVIS alliance, a European Civic University, one of the first pan-European campuses promoted by the European Commission (EC). The UAM participates through its researchers in more than 600 competitive research projects of different kinds. At present the UAM is involved in 77 projects with EU funding and in 13 projects from additional international funding sources.

For the last several years, UAM has been made to strengthen contact with companies through the structures in its environment (Innormadrid, Knode, FUAM, OTRI…). In terms of innovation, in 2019 launched the Knowledge Transfer Promotion Program, in which the University co-finances projects between research groups and external entities, including international entities, with the aim of connecting research with current social and economic challenges. In addition, UAM is part of OPERA (Office for the Promotion of European Research Activities) a consortium of the four leading Spanish public Universities in Brussels aiming at supporting European research activities and increase the number of funded projects.

Lastly, UAM was awarded with ‘Human Resources Excellence in Research Award’ and it is thus acknowledged for the commitment to fostering good working conditions and development for researchers at the institution.