ARNO MEERMAN UNIVERSITY INDUSTRY INNOVATION NETWORK
Arno Meerman is the founder and CEO of the University Industry Innovation Network, a leading network that conducts research, provides events and training, and consults government, universities and industry on university-industry interaction.
In his role Arno has built UIIN to one of the largest networks on university-industry interaction globally.
Arno actively works with the European Commission, European Institute for Innovation and Technology, and other government bodies towards professionalisation of university-industry relationships, entrepreneurial universities and partnerships.
He has led a number of UIINs research and development projects for the European Commission on innovation alliances, entrepreneurial education, and university-business cooperation.
Some of Arno’s recent publications are around the State of University-Business Cooperation in Europe and the Future of Universities Thoughtbook, the Global, Australian and North American edition.