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Higher Education Innovation Growth and Training—HEIght Project


HEIght project supervised by the ÖzU Center for Entrepreneurship is supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Higher Education Institutions (HEI): Innovation Capacity Building for Higher

Education Program. The goal of the project is to boost the entrepreneurial and innovation capacity of universities and their stakeholders such as students, faculty, staff and alumni. With this project, ÖzU aims at creating more opportunities for International Students to be more involved in Entrepreneurship Ecosystem. As of the 2022/23 academic year, international students from 20 countries are trained as a part of the program. Entrepreneurs who complete the program, receive a Certificate of Achievement and benefit from financial support opportunities for their eligible projects. “Investment Preparation Program for Technology Entrepreneurs” is another component of the HEIght project, which is carried out in cooperation with Kavlak Law Firm.The program aims to develop the capacity of technology entrepreneurs with rapid growth potential to manage their investment processes in the most efficient way.