After a successful start of the Industry Advisory Council of our partner Kutaisi International University in the beginning of 2021 the second Council meeting in mid-October 2021 let to interesting exchanges on how to tackle entrepreneurship and strengthening the ties with the industry. Partners from industry, industry association representatives from Germany, the USA and Georgia were present during this online event.  

The Georgian Minister of Education and Science, Dr Mikheil Chkhenkeli gave the opening speech. He stressed the importance of the Council for KIU’s future development towards becoming a strong entrepreneurial and application-oriented university for the region and whole Georgia.   

We at TUM International GmbH support KIU in the implementation of their industry engagement strategy. This is in line with KIUInnovate, the innovation ecosystem platform, we started in 2021. Exciting things coming up, such as the implementation of innovative project roadmaps by KIU!