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EuroTeQ Collider: Entrepreneurship & Innovation
Entrepreneurship
Organization logo: Eindhoven University of Technology

About this course

During this innovation-learning journey to enhance your understanding of the challenges we face, you will co-create solutions towards a sustainable future.

The collider is the signature challenge-based co-creation activity of the EuroTeQ project that occured for the first time in Spring 2022. The collider is based on a process of selecting and working with multi-stakeholder driven ideas and challenges within a selected. More information about the specific challenges will be published online via: https://www.tue.nl/en/our-university/about-the-university/university-alliances-networks/engineer-the-future-with-us/ The structure of the collider will allow one to form and participate in interdisciplinary – international teams consisting of students and in collaboration with lifelong learners. Together you will work on open-ended challenge-based projects while developing a broad set of soft-skills aiming at improving your capabilities to: a) offer an innovative and entrepreneurial solution that is not only technically et; b address uncertainty and acting while being out of your comfort zone. At the end of the collider all participants will pitch their results in a European context and have a chance to join the EuroTeQaThon. The ultimate goal of these events is to collectively develop solutions and actionable opportunities to create a desired future.

Expected learning outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Select and apply appropriate design, engineering and business approaches and tools to create an innovative and science-based solution to a real-life challenge.

  • Develop a profound interpretation of a complex, real-life problem and it’s context using a system-thinking approach, taking into account multiple perspectives.

  • Develop a problem-driven, creative and integrative design, demonstrated by a (tangible) prototype harmonizing social desirability, technical feasibility and entrepreneurial viability.

  • Use disciplinary knowledge and expertise in an inter-disciplinary team to develop an innovative and scientifically sound solution in a European context.

  • Communicate your ideas, at different levels of elaboration, via several mediums in an international context to a diverse set of stakeholders.

  • Define and regularly reflect on personal and team development.

Examination

Examination consists of a team assessment and an individual component. Team deliverables: report + pitch (70% of final mark); Individual deliverable: Individual reflection on learning objectives (30% of final mark). To pass this course students are required to score on average 5.5 or higher for the report and pitch, and reflection not less than 5. Report, pitch, team reflection

Course requirements

You must meet the following requirements

  • Completed none of the course modules listed below
  • EuroTeQ Collider: E&I (1ZMETU10)

Activities

a wide variety of interactive hybrid sessions including teamwork, pitching, stakeholder collaboration, expert-sessions and workshops

More information

https://tueacc.osiris-student.nl/onderwijscatalogus/extern/cursus?cursusid=1636570&taal=nl
  • Local course code
    1ZVETU10
  • Study load
    ECTS 5
  • Level
    bachelor
  • Contact hours per week
    [unknown]
  • Instructors
    Ákos Wetters, Gert Guri, Isabelle Reymen, Lianne de Jong
  • Mode of delivery
    [unknown]
  • Course coordinator
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