A consortium of higher education institutions to strengthen innovation and entrepreneurial capacity.

The EU conceptual  attitude to the role of higher  education institutions in the field of research and innovations includes the necessity  to evolve and adapt in order to achieve their core mission, which is to educate students to be successful in a complex and interconnected world that faces rapid technological, cultural, economic and demographic change.

220818 HIVE HEI Innovation for Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship project has been supported by the EIT Health programme under the HEI Grant Agreement.

Funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or EIT Health. Neither the European Union nor the granting authority can be held responsible for them.


HIVE – HEI Innovation for Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship – aims to strengthen innovation and entrepreneurial capacity in its higher education institutions, by networking and exchanging the best practices identified, improving the commercialization innovation ecosystems in the research institutions and higher education institutions.


Helping entrepreneurs develop their innovative ventures


Disseminating guides and online training sessions


Providing better entrepreneurial education, and supporting students’ projects

Staff of HEIs

Allowing staff of HEIs to discover innovative projects, and create their own


Bringing knowledge on commercialization, innovation, entrepreneurship, and hands-on guides

Project Partners