Research to Business Toolbox

TOOLBOX ON HOW TO CREATE IMPACT FROM RESEARCH

AS A RESEARCHER

As a researcher, you can use the tools to gain insight into the entrepreneurial mindset, acquire concrete competencies to help you commercialize or create societal impact with your research, or to get inspiration about alternative career paths outside academia.

AS A FACILITATOR

As a facilitator, you can use the tools to create individual workshops about the entrepreneurial mindset for junior researchers or you can create longer training programs.

The tools include a “how to”-guide for both researcher and facilitator. You can use the tools in a step-by step-training process or select the individual tools that are relevant for you.

IN WHICH PHASE ARE YOU?

The tools in the booklet are categorized into 3 phases:

  1. Awareness section: Here you will find tools/cases to inspire you and increase your knowledge about the entrepreneurial tools and how they can benefit researchers in generating: Industry collaborations, impact creation, research funding, and alternative career opportunities.
  2. Competence section: Here you will find tools/concepts for hands-on training sessions and entrepreneurial competence building.
  3. Realization section: Here you will find tools/concepts to help you or others move from idea to creating value from research.

DOWNLOAD THE TOOLBOX HERE

MORE INFORMATION

Contact business developer Gert Spender-Andersen, gsa@adm.aau.dk, if you have questions regarding the Science for Society toolbox.

TOOLS FOR INTEGRATING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN YOUR TEACHING

SEA has also developed a toolbox with inspiration and advice for instructors, who wish to implement entrepreneurship in their teaching of students. See tools for integrating entrepreneurship in your teaching.

BASED ON THE FORMER SCIENCE FOR SOCIETY PROJECT

The Science for Society toolbook have been developed, tested and utilized in the EU Interreg project Science for Society, which, primarily, focused on teaching entrepreneurial skills to junior researchers (PhD students and Postdocs) and increasing their awareness of and competences in relation to how they can put their research into use, both as commercialization and societal impact.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding our Research to Business events or if you need commercial feedback on your idea, do not hestitate to contact us.

GERT SPENDER-ANDERSEN

BUSINESS DEVELOPER

TLF.: 9940 7199
E-MAIL: GSA@ADM.AAU.DK 

Science For Society 2.0 - From Research to Business

AAU Technology Transfer Office is a part of the EU Interreg. project Science for Society 2.0 which is funded by Interreg ÖKS, European Region Development Fund. The goal of the project is to increase the level of commercialization of research – to go from research to business.

Read more about Science for Society 2.0.