Business + University
Cooperation to face the challenges of smart industry in the Basque Country
4gune Business+University aims to promote the connection between academic and professional agents related to smart industry, and to facilitate collaboration to face the current challenges of this strategic field in the Basque Country.
The programme offers, among others:
- Specialised knowledge on the representation of the smart industry in the Basque University System.
- Programmes adapted to specific business or sectorial demands.
- Business advice and creation of tailor-made educational programmes.
- Access for companies to top-level scientific-technological talent in the Basque Country and innovative solutions to their challenges.
4gune Business+University collaborates with leading companies in the smart industry sector to launch calls for proposals that contribute to the transfer of knowledge between the academic sector and business, and the promotion of talent in the Basque Country.
It currently has 2 challenge-based annual calls:
- 4gune + Siemens Gamesa (energy sector)
- 4gune + Automotive Intelligence Center (automotive sector)
Participating students/research staff
4gune has a virtual community, Gune+, which offers various opportunities for collaboration, events and projects in the Smart Industry sector.
Gune+ helps to connect university centres and companies to participate in the challenges presented by the 4gune Empresa+Universidad calls for proposals, as well as the development of joint projects.
Join our virtual community on Gune+.
Discover and share opportunities in the Smart Industry sector.
Erik Garayalde: "The 4gune Business+University programme is a window to introduce students and their talent to local companies and their challenges"4Gune
The "Design and assembly of a single-phase wind turbine" project was selected as part of the 2022/23 call of the #Students4Sustainability programme in collaboration with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE). This Business + University cooperation project was led by students doing an Energy Engineering Degree at Mondragon University with the aim of contributing to the energy transition in the Basque Country in collaboration with SGRE.
The RENSKILL and S4SYMB projects, funded by the #Students4Sustainability programme, continue to generate high-impact scientific knowledge4Gune
Both research projects have been funded by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) in the framework of its collaboration with the 4gune - Basque Engineering, Science and Technology Cluster, which includes, among other university centres, the Deusto Faculty of Engineering. RENSKILL and S4SYMB are aimed at identifying competences in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency.
4gune and KSIgune present Business+University connection opportunities to Basque Technology Park entities4Gune
On 10 October, the conference "University talent: an opportunity for your business" was organised by the Basque Technology Park Network as part of the K-Business programme. The event addressed the talent in the university environment and its arrival at Basque companies, through the 4gune Business+University and KSIgune Connections programmes.