Working in or together with an industrial company differs from an academic research environment. Companies have different goals, processes and business cultures. As an academic researcher you can benefit from a better understanding of these companies.
Innovations are important for industries to incorporate new product development for facing current and upcoming challenges in society. Circularity and sustainability are two major bottlenecks that need to be addressed within the next decades in the innovation landscape. But how is innovation organised in large, medium sized and small companies?
This course will create awareness for the business aspects of innovation, and will address working in an industrial innovation environment and the value and organization of industrial-academic collaborations. With this course, M2i and 4TU.HTM strive to better prepare their researchers for their future careers in industry or academia.
During this course you will:
This course is mainly meant for Post-docs and PhD's in the later stages of their research project on a materials related subject.
We expect more registrations than available places, you will hear three weeks in advance if you are admitted to the course. We want to give every person a fair chance to attend this training. In this spirit, cancellation until two weeks before the course dates is free of charge; afterwards a cancellation fee of 100,- EUR applies.
This course is paid by M2i and 4TU.HTM if you are in the M2i PhD and Postdoc program or a PhD/Postdoc in one of the universities collaborating within 4TU.HTM: TU Delft, TU Eindhoven, UTwente, WUR, and RUG. If this applies, please indicate upon registration.
|The program will be taught in English.|