CONSUS is the regional science-society network focused on exploring novelties in the area of sustainable development in Kosovo and Albania with the aim of strengthening the collaboration and partnership between the institutions in the field of academia, research and practical work.  Education and research play a crucial role in the adoption of novelties in the area of sustainable development. Therefore, the universities need to invest in enhancing their collaboration with social and regional actors, in order to inspire and ensure a sustainable future. The CONSUS network brings together universities, businesses and organizations of the civil society sector from Kosovo and Albania in order to support and promote innovation that safeguard the route towards a sustainable economic development. This mechanism has been established with the aim to identify innovative alternatives to ultimately support sustainable development both, in Kosovo and Albania.