The International Network of Innovation Ecosystems

Considering the current health crisis and the recent developments on travel restrictions across Europe and the World, the Grenoble Senior Level Group of the HLF has decided to postpone the 2020 summit until autumn 2021.

This decision has been taken as an opportunity to create a differentiated digital event with innovative and valuable content to encourage more global participation within the HLF network. Therefore, the postponed summit will be replaced by the first HLF Connect briefing hosted online from Grenoble on Dec 1st, during which Innovation Ecosystems of the HLF will discuss three critical issues of our time :

Innovation ecosystem resilience: Impacts in the short to long term
New collaborations and alliances; strategies for inclusive innovation
Win Tech : winning technologies in the time of Covid



Registrations for the HLF SUMMIT 2023 are open !

🗓 When? November 26 to 28

📍 Where? Grenoble ecosystem, France

📖 Main topic? How the restructuring of global supply chain impacts innovation ecosystems


THE hlf Summit 2023 Program IS OUT!

After a thrilling edition last year in Tampere, the HLF Summit is back in Grenoble, from Nov 26 to 28. Panelists and key speakers will share their ideas and solutions to reinvent the supply chain in numerous areas, such as food and fashion, chips tech and the goal of zero-carbon. As well as all the regular highlights, there’s a host of new features on the programme… So Stay tuned!


World Tour

Discover Leuven

“Why is Leuven so special?” is the opening quote of this video. Well, we weren’t alone with this idea… because we still are the current Europe’s Capital of Innovation.

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Discover Sydney

Let’s start today the season 2 of the “HLF World Tour”, a monthly walk around the globe to discover leading innovation ecosystems of the #HLFcommunity, with Sydney ecosystem, Australia, as first stop of 2022.

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Discover Atlanta

Welcome to the next stop on the HLF World Tour, the Atlanta, GA USA innovation ecosystem based at Technology Square (Tech Square)

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Discover Ruhr

The Ruhr region (Germany), member of the #HLFcommunity, is home to a unique mixture of more than 5 million people and 53 cities – a singular model that cannot be found anywhere else in Europe.

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Discover Tampere

Let’s start today our “HLF World Tour”, a monthly walk around the globe to discover leading innovation ecosystems of the #HLFcommunity, with a first stop at Tampere, Finland.

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Discover Lund

The “HLF World Tour”, a monthly walk around the globe to discover leading innovation ecosystems of the #HLFcommunity, stops this week at Lund, Sweden.

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Discover Tsukuba

This week, we travel to Tsukuba in Japan to discover this impressive ecosystem located in one of the biggest science city in the world.

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Discover Edmonton

Home to more than 1.4 million people and generating $105 billion in the GDP, the Edmonton Metropolitan Region is Canada’s 5th largest economy and the fastest growing region.

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