2019 Master Class: -

Entrepreneurial University

This half day Master Class will introduce you to the concept of the entrepreneurial university. Learn about tools that can help you to self-assess the entrepreneurial strengths and weaknesses of your organisation. Determine an action plan that will deliver greater entrepreneurial performance for students, staff and stakeholders. Contact me for more information.

Innovation and Education

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Presentations and Publications

Paul uses his model of Innovation and Education to explore HE policy, economic and social policy, teaching, research, graduate careers (employment, self-employment and entrepreneurship), and university-business engagement.

©️Paul Coyle 2013

2017 onwards


latest projects




Introduction to the Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial and Engaged Universities Workshop on behalf of ACEEU at UIIN 2017, Dublin, Ireland.


A Strategy for the Entrepreneurial University Workshop at Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland.


Prof Andrea Nolan

@ProfAndreaNolan Apr 25

Great questions that made us think.

Many thanks @ProfPaulCoyle



Chair of the ACEEU Peer Review Team. ACEEU accreditation of the University of Adelaide as an entrepreneurial university, Adelaide, Australia.


The Entrepreneurial University Workshop at the UIIN Asia-Pacific conference, Adelaide, Australia.




Accreditation Standards for Entrepreneurial Universities

Co-authorship of the accreditation standards for entrepreneurial universities on behalf of the ACEEU, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Entrepreneurial Universities In Denmark and Finland Introducing the University of Tasmania to entrepreneurial universities and innovation organisations for a study tour to Denmark and Finland.


The Entrepreneurial University in Practice, Workshop at the University Industry Innovation Network annual conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


Dr Maeve Liston @ListonMaeve Jun 1

Great workshop with @ProfPaulCoyle


'the entrepreneurial university'

ideas & experience shared



Sarah Scace @SarahScace Jun 1

Great start at #UIINConf

with @ProfPaulCoyle

- picked the right workshop :)


Achieving Ambitions: delivering university strategy Workshop at Coventry University, Coventry, UK.




The 7 dimensions of HEInnovate at the HEInnovate Wales Workshop, an event for all Welsh universities, Welsh Government Offices, Newtown, Wales.


HEInnovate in practice Presentation at the HEInnovate Scotland Workshop, an event for all Scottish universities, organised by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise, Glasgow, Scotland.


Fiona Godsman @Fiona_Go 28 Oct

Thanks to @ProfPaulCoyle

for great facilitation today at

#HEInnovate Scotland



HEInnovate Workshop at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.


HEInnovate Workshop at Birmingham City University, UK.


Towards the Entrepreneurial University - Strategy and Action Presentation and workshop at meeting of the 'Advisory Committee on Entrepreneurship and Innovation for the Vice President Research', Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.


Characteristics of the Entrepreneurial University Workshop findings and recommendations contained in the Summary Report of the OECD HE Programme "What Works" conference: Entrepreneurship in Education.


Delivering an Entrepreneurial Strategy Workshop at HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland.


The Entrepreneurial University - Principles and Challenges Lecture at HAMK University of Applied Sciences, Hämeenlinna, Finland.




Leading and Creating the Future Presentation at the 'London College of Furniture...then and now' conference, London, UK.


Mergers and Reorganisation - Lessons from the UK Presentation at the 'Consolidation Processes in Higher Education' conference, Wrocław, Poland.


Delivering an Entrepreneurial Strategy Workshop for VIA University College Executive, Aarhus, Denmark.


Delivering an Entrepreneurial Strategy Workshops, Aberystwyth University, Wales, UK.


Developing an Entrepreneurial Strategy Workshops for VIA University College, London, UK.


The Entrepreneurial University Presentation at the 'Higher Education Academy, Pro Vice-Chancellor Network', London, UK.




Creating a new entrepreneurial university. Presentation at the EULP Alumni Network, Lancaster Univesity, Lancaster, UK.


Creating the future of the entrepreneurial university, from concept into practice and impact. Coyle, P., Gibb, A., and Haskins, G. Published by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education, UK.


Entrepreneurial University 2020 Organiser and facilitator of the symposium at the University of Wales, Newport.





Entrepreneurial University in Practice Workshop at the

2016 UIIN Conference


EU HEInnovate Facilitators Group

Accreditation Council for Entrepreneurial & Engaged Universities ACEEU

Times Higher Awards

Entrepreneurial University of 2013

Paul is a member of the HEInnovate Facilitators Group, supported by the European Commission's DG for Education and Culture. In 2015, Paul contributed to the rewrite of the HEInnovate tool and the facilitator's handbook. He also facilitated HEInnovate events at Birmingham City University, Universidad de Cantabria, Manchester Metropolitan University & at 2 events one for all Scottish & the other for all Welsh universities.

Presentation of ACCEU accreditations for entrepeneurial and for engaged university to the University of Adelaide. From right to left, Cameron McCoy ACEEU accreditation committee chair, Noel Lindsay PVC Research & Innovation, Thorsten Kliewe Chair of ACEEU Council, Carolin Plewa Deputy Director of Entrepreneurship Commercialisation and Innovation Centre and Paul Coyle, ACEEU accreditation peer review team chair.


Prof Paul Coyle Entrepreneurial University HEInnovate Wales
Prof Paul Coyle Entrepreneurial University UIIN Amsterdam
Paul Coyle Times Higher Entrepreneurial University of the Year





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