News – UAS4EUROPE welcomes new member / Discussion of UAS4EUROPE presidents with Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General of Research and Innovation at the European Commission
UAS4EUROPE, the network of European Universities of Applied Sciences (UAS), welcomes the Hochschulen für Angewandte Wissenschaften Baden-Württemberg e.V. (HAW BW e.V.; Universities of Applied Sciences Baden-Württemberg, Germany) as a new member. Jean-Eric Paquet, Director-General of Research and Innovation at the European Commission, also attended the last meeting of the presidents of UAS4EUROPE members on 10 November 2020, highlighting the important role of UAS in the European Research Area.
Press release – UAS4EUROPE welcomes two new members / Hochschule Bayern e.V. takes over the chairmanship
Brussels – UAS4EUROPE, the informal network of European Universities of Applied Sciences, is pleased to announce two new members, the “Finnish Universities of Applied Sciences” (ARENE) and the “University Alliance for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises” (Hochschulallianz für den Mittelstand, HfdM) from Germany. The founding member Hochschule Bayern e.V. took over the chairmanship of UAS4EUROPE as of 1st June 2020.
UAS4EUROPE supports a new common statement of 15 associations representing more than 800 universities, to remind governments that Europe needs a strong, collective knowledge and skills base to address its current and future challenges. In light of the ongoing negotiations on the European Union’s next seven-year budget the statement reiterates the urgent need to invest in research, innovation and education to foster long-term, sustainable recovery and strategic resilience.