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Academia now - next stop: Create your own job?

31 March: Value creation workshop for PhD students and postdocs at Arts.

06.03.2017 | Johanne Vejrup Nielsen

Are you curious:

  • How to create value with your research for society?
  • How to attract funding from InnoBooster to create your own job based on your research?

If so, you should join one or both of these Science for Society events:

Value Creation Workshop

  • Explore the value you can create based on your research. We use the “Value in Research canvas” which is a tool, that provides you with a single page poster format that captures the key elements and unique differentiators of your research.
  • You will gain hands-on training on how to present your research
  • You will get input on how to turn your research into a job (find out if you could be consultant, entrepreneur or external expert in business world)
  • Finally you will get feedback from René Logie Damkjer, Regional Program Manager, INNOVATIONSFONDEN, focusing on how you communicate the value and potential commercial aspects of your research

When: Friday 31st March 2017, 8:30 – 10:30

Where: Arts – PhD House, bygn. 1586-114

Sign up: https://auws.au.dk/Value_Creation_Workshop (max 20 participants)

You can read how consultancy company "Eticos" used DKK 500. 000 in funding to improve their product (article is in Danish).

Inspirational Talk (max 30 participants, Open for all faculties)

René Logie Damkjer, Regional Program Manager, INNOVATIONSFONDEN will talk about the Innobooster application requirements and entrepreneurship significance.

InnoBooster invests in knowledge-based innovative projects from small and medium sized companies, start-ups and scientists.

The talk is open for staff from all faculties.

When: Friday 31st March 2017, 10:30 – 11:30

Where: Arts – PhD House, bygn. 1586-114

Sign up: https://auws.au.dk/Innobooster_Talk (max 30 participants)

Science for Society is a learning- and networking platform for PhD-students and postdocs. We focus on academic value creation, entrepreneurship, commercialization and employability.