Published: 24-03-2023 11:18 | Updated: 06-04-2023 11:44

UBE member Samer Yammine among top five for international teaching award

Samer Yammine and students
Samer Yammine (far right) and students.

Samer Yammine at the Department of learning, informatics, management and ethics, LIME, is one of the top five finalists for the award 'Male entrepreneurship educator of the year' by Triple E Awards.

As a part of UBE's teaching staff and 'Entrepreneur in recidence', Samer Yammine has spent years innovating innovation education.

Amongst other things Samer is delivering the PhD course 'Exploring Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Research' (EEOIR) and manages the research school 'Health innovation school' which is a pan-Scandinavian endevour.

Samer is one of the top five finalists for the award 'Male entrepreneurship educator of the year' (in category 'Individual level') by the Triple E Awards. Over 1000 persons applied but only five made it to the final.

The Triple E Awards are global recognition of efforts towards the quest of entrepreneurship and engagement in higher education, with the aim to change the role of universities. It is the first award to focus the 'third mission' with all its dimension.

The top 3 award winners will be made known in May.

UBE - Unit for BioEntrepreneurship

The Unit for Bioentrepreneurship conducts research on and education in innovation and entrepreneurship. As an academic unit at KI, UBE can be considered as the first proactive link in KI's innovation system.

Research on innovation and entrepreneurship at UBE aims to generate knowledge and to develop the innovation system. Examples of research projects include the KI Intellectual Property database, knowledge transfer projects, studies on the hospital's role in innovation and open innovation between industry and academia.

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