Welcome to GLOBAL-SPIN
Our objective is to promote Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin-Offs

We aim to increase the European Spin-Offs’ competitiveness by supporting these organizations to deal effectively with the challenges of markets’ globalization

We plan to support entrepreneurs in the decision making affecting the commercialization of new products and services abroad and the competition, attraction and recruitment of global talent

Project Global-Spin

Transnational Entrepreneurship and Corporate Learning: Fostering Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin Offs.

ERASMUS + - KA2 Knowledge Alliances.

TE Manifesto

Support and subscribe the European Transnational Entrepreneurship Manifesto

The Manifesto of the Project GLOBAL-SPIN will be created by the partners via a process of consultation, feedback, and validation with other experts in the area of transnational entrepreneurship. The resulting Manifesto will aim to inspire other entrepreneurs by sharing important steps to becoming transnational. These results will work towards to helping to maximize the success and growth in internationalization of European entrepreneurs and their Spin-Offs.


The Importance that Academic Spin-offs can have on the Economy: A Study from the United States

Friday, 10 November 2017

A study published in June of 2017 shows the impact that University and Non-profit inventions have had on the US economy from 1995-2015.
Oxford University Spin-off Uses on Animal Movement to Improve Systems

Friday, 10 November 2017

At Animal Dynamics, an Oxford University Spin-off, they believe that the movement that has been refined over centuries by animals can help humans create more efficient and more powerful systems
Purdue Spin-off Fighting Cholera with a Smartphone

Friday, 10 November 2017

PathVis, a Purdue University spin-off will prototype their phone technology to be able to detect the level of a pathogen in a given area and report this information back to health officials starting in November
Oxford Spin-off looking for a Universal Flu Vaccine

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Vaccitech, a spin-off company from the research department of Oxford Universities Jenner Institute is searching for a ‘universal’ vaccine against the seasonal flu.
How a Spin-off wants to save Water in Drought Situations

Monday, 6 November 2017

In places such as South Africa’s Western Cape where there is a water crisis due to drought, saving water is essential for long-term survival.
Does the Academic Structure Discourage the Creation of Spin-offs?

Monday, 6 November 2017

Even though we can talk about different situations where universities are trying to promote more spin-off creation.
Irish University Spin-off Creates Wireless Monitoring Devices for Medical Patients

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Intelesens, a company established by professors based at Ulster University in Belfast, has developed a set of devices to monitor hospital and outpatients vital signs in a wearable, non-invasive way.
Is It Easier for Men than Women to Create Start-ups?

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Business has typically been a man’s world, but does that mean that it is easier for men than women to find their way into entrepreneurship…and be successful?
University Venture Funds Making Academic Spin-offs Possible in Europe?

Thursday, 26 October 2017

While the U.S. is known for having larger number of academic spin-offs, in Europe the reality of university entrepreneurship is different.
Second Partner Meeting in Patras (Greece)

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

On the 29th of March, 2017 the consortium of the GLOBAL-SPIN Project met at the University of Patras in Patras, Greece to celebrate their second meeting.


GLOBAL-SPIN goes above and beyond traditional approaches and methodologies in corporate learning to properly respond to the new training challenges coming of globalized (or trying to internationalize) Spin-Offs, and the need to assess the effectiveness of this learning at three levels: for employees, for managers and for organizations.

Transnational Entrepreneurs´ Skills
Internationalization Strategies´ Assessment
New Corporate Learning Approach
Open Education Resources

The project looks to boost innovation in business and higher education through the joint development of an innovative ICT based learning solution for a challenging issue: the demand of transnational entrepreneurship skills by the academic Spin-Offs teams to facilitate their survival and growth in the context of global markets.

Who We Are

With the support of the European Union and the Erasmus+ Programme, a project team consisting of a Higher Education Foundation, two Universities, and four companies specialized in consultancy, training and research, is developing the project GLOBAL-SPIN -Transnational Entrepreneurship and Corporate Learning: Fostering Effective Internationalization Strategies in Academic Spin-Offs.

Contact Us

Carmen Osuna López

Marina Manzano Fernández