The role of university-industry interaction in regional development

This episode discusses the impact that a university has on the industrial development of a region. Drawing on the case of Aalborg University in Denmark, Gerwin Evers analyzes how the university and local industry research collaboration has contributed to regional growth. He throws the spotlight on the interdependent channels of research collaboration and graduate production in the region’s development journey. He concludes by highlighting some lessons policymakers could draw upon. You can read more about Gerwin’s research by following this link.