'Engaged' in the Region - the case of the Innovation Food Hub

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


Illustrative case of how an innovation hub combines various needs and resources to create innovation
- bringing students off-campus into the Innovation Food Hub in a rural area to address food challenges
- focus on new business prospects for local farmers and agri-food businesses in this area
- collating individual innovation needs to create a local and regional innovation agenda for agro-food
- bringing students in close contact with urgent business and social challenges and providing additional innovation capacity as part of the 'engaged' methodology
- direct links with policy makers, education/research and business is key to the approach
Period12 Oct 2021
Event titleEuropean Innovation Area Event Series: Fostering Innovation Cohesion
Event typeSeminar
LocationUnknown, UnknownShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • innovation hubs
  • engaged in region
  • student innovation capacity
  • rural innovation capacity
  • food business innovation
  • northern netherlands
  • Regional engagement
  • innovation workplace
  • food hub
  • Northern Netherlands
  • Food hub