The INVEST European University Alliance was honored with the PHE Star Award for Applied Research and Innovation at the EURASHE 33rd Annual Conference, held on May 22-23, 2024, at the St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences in St. Pölten, Austria.

Every year, EURASHE brings together the Higher Education community to discuss and shape the future of education. The Programme Committee selected the best contributions in three categories: 1) Applied Research and Innovation, 2) Upskilling, Reskilling and Future Skills, and 3) Local and Regional Impact.

The winning session in the Applied Research and Innovation category showcased the INVEST Research and Innovation Strategy in practice, demonstrating how it serves the aims of the European Research Agenda and fosters local and regional impact. 

The INVEST team was represented by Dr. Liisa Timonen (Karelia UAS), Ms. Jaana Tolkki (Karelia UAS), Prof. PhD Mariyana Ivanova (UARD), Mr. Andrean Lazarov (UARD), Dr. Marcela Chrenekova (SUA), and Dr. Marián Kovacik (SUA).

Congratulations to all contributing partners!

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