Høgskolen i Østfold
The IRG Symposium 2019 15-16 October on Circular economy was part of the Lighthouse workshop on environment, innovation and tourism in collaboration with Visit Fredrikstad & Hvaler, the Visiting center of Ytre Hvaler National Park, Friends of the Earth Norway and the Innovation and project management program at Østfold University College.
Innovation and project management students Erik L. Thoresen, Trym Leirvåg, Irmin Ibrahimovic og Anders Klevstrand Tangen publish a chronicle in the newspaper Fredrikstad Blad June 17 discussing results from the bachelor project on Lean construction at Cicignon Park.
First year students Eskil and Tom are prototyping the future student housing in the Makerspace on campus. "Glomma Park is our vision for future student housing". The project is part of the exam in the course Creativity and entrepreneurship".
Recently, our Stipendiat Matthew has been in Stromstad holding a workshop for all the teachers from Young enterprise Norway. The workshop was a chance for the 75 teachers from around Norway to meet up and share insights, and gain fresh perspectives on how best to teach entrepreneurship.
Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 June was dedicated to the semester academic writing workshop. This semester six scholars went to Ekenäs Hotel at Koster discussing and developing articles and manuscripts for publication.
We share the announcement on the Handbook. "We are pleased to inform you that a book entitled “Handbook on innovation economics, engineering and management” will be published by the RNI with ISTE / WILEY editions."
How do we build relevant collaboration and alliances between students, researchers, industry, public and other sectors? Minister Iselin Nybø visited HUB 42 - Fredrikstad Living Lab for Tourism and Innovation to learn from our project based learning initiative merging teaching and research.
Sustaining staff and student mobility and introducing Lean mindset for students at Université Paris XII (UPEC) - Faculty of MCI and Faculty of AEI.
Our article Clustering Ambiguities: How Companies and Public Bodies Develop a Cluster is published in the International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) – ISSN: 1867-5565.
Today we welcome Dr Frode Ramstad Johansen. He received his PhD after defending his thesis The creation of a cluster project – innovation processes in the formation of a cluster project at Aalborg University 2 April. We see this as one step in the ongoing process of strengthening the research capacity in the group for the benefit for our students and our regional partners.
Today our project Strengthening strategic entrepreneurship in clusters developed with our friends at Visit Fredrikstad & Hvaler at the HUB42 where accepted with a total budget of 590.000 NKr.
Our entrepreneurship ambassador and PhD fellow Matthew Lynch explores world class leaders in entrepreneurship education visiting Babson College in the US with the NORSI network of PhD students. It is part of our efforts to develop our own infrastructure in HUB42, the Beelab and the entrepreneurial makerspace.
We develop our infrastructure working with the best. Learning from Troll Labs and the leading edge of prototyping developing the Entrepreneurial maker-space on campus for our students and researchers.
PhD fellow Matthew Lynch explores the future of entrepreneurship education in the ENGAGE project at Stanford.
Irmin, Erik, Anders og Trym have started prototyping the Lean Construction Big Room for the development project Cicignon Park in Fredrikstad part of their Bachelor thesis. What started as ideas and paper prototypes in the Entrepreneurial MakerSpace are developing into full-size prototypes at Cicignon Park using Design thinking.
Application status for 2019 based on the IRG group and members in the group.
Thursday 29 and Friday 30 November was dedicated to the semester academic writing workshop. This semester 6 scholars went to Rømskog Spa & Resort discussing and developing articles and manuscripts for publication.
Wednesday 28 November members of IRG and Hackstad joined forces in a workshop on what a national arena for product development could look like and the role to take in the national innovation eco system. Ida from Hackstad lead us thru the process and hopefully we made som contributions to the Hackstad center to come. We welcome a new arena and partner in innovation to Østfold. Ivar, Per, Hans Gerhard and Ida from Hackstad and June, Matt and Gunnar from IRG took part in the workshop.
Tuesday 18 and Wednesday 18 september represented a sneak preview of the pop-up entrepreneurial maker-space. 100 + researchers, students, and industry developed redesign concepts based on the design thinking method. This scenario represented a sneak preview of the pop-up maker-space we are working on to complement the entrepreneurial maker-space on campus.