Most enterprising Dutch universities announced
The University of Twente has been named the most enterprising Dutch university in the second Valorisation ranking, compiled by ScienceWorks research and consultancy firm and Elsevier.
The valorisation ranking takes the scientific knowledge and research performed in a university and ranks how well this is turned into social and economic benefits.
The ranking itself assess universities on three categories: entrepreneurship, communication and collaboration. Each category is once more gauged on a number of different factors using information provided by the universities and from open sources.
Winners in each category
Each category had a different winner in this year's ranking. The University of Tilburg was the leader in the communication category thanks to it's presence in the media and involvement with public debate.
In the category of collaboration universities were ranked on their cooperation with businesses, and the Eindhoven University of Technology came out on top in this regard.
The final category assessed the level of entrepreneurship in each Dutch university, and here the University of Twente was identified as the outstanding institution.
Top 5 Enterprising Dutch Universities
› University of Twente
› Delft University of Technology
› Eindhoven University of Technology
› Wageningen University
› Leiden University