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Published Sep. 18, 2020 6:51 PM

The IRG symposium linked stakeholders for a many-faceted exploration of emergence and how what takes place inside our head plays a critical role in forming our future. The Symposium is supported by the Lighthouse workshop on environment, tourism and innovation and part of Forskningsdagene 2020 ved HiØ

Published June 20, 2020 5:41 PM

IRG is applying (due 19 June) for a PhD candidate and the project Green business model innovation. The research question is: How can established SME’s realize a green business model transformation based on a systemic perspective, life-cycle analysis and digitalization of processes? 

Published June 17, 2020 8:48 AM

Greenbizz is a big green European Research project with 60 companies and 6 PhD candidates lead by Aarhus University (DK), partnering with Chalmers University (SE) and Høgskolen i Østfold (NO) represented by the IRG and Norwegian project leader Bjørn Gitle Hauge. Greenbizz is funded by INTERREG and is part of the green economy program developing new technology and methods for increased production and use of sustainable energy in SME's.

Published June 8, 2020 7:28 PM

IRG is part of a consortium applying for research funds at the DIKU student active learning program due June 8. The project proposed will take a distinctive Organization development (OD) approach, anchored in action research, developing sustainable tourism together with Visit Fredrikstad & Hvaler and building new learning arenas enabling student active learning. 

Published May 24, 2020 7:02 PM

Tuesday 2 June 2020 Lucia Mortensen defended her thesis Industrial Symbiosis Emergence: In the Aalborg East Port Industrial Area. IRG's Gunnar Andersson was part of the assessment committee.  

Published Apr. 27, 2020 1:25 PM

April 15 we welcome Dr Matthew Lynch. He received his PhD after defending his thesis Entrepreneurial Mindset: Defining the concept, how to measure it, how to teach it and its role in the venture creation process at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. 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.

Published Feb. 10, 2020 6:34 PM

The Research council of Norway has published calls for proposals. Read the note from the R&D Administration Director Trine Eker Christoffersen on the new format for proposals this year. 

Published Jan. 6, 2020 5:00 PM

Our own Matthew Lynch has submitted his thesis Entrepreneurial Mindset: Defining the concept, how to measure it, how to teach it and its role in the venture creation process for the Degree of Philosophy Doctor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. We look forward to the defense and strengthening our research capacity on entrepreneurship for the benefit for our students and our regional partners.

Published Jan. 3, 2020 7:48 PM

At the IRG meeting January 2020 the research group discussed strengthening research on green digital innovations. The initiative represents a continuation of our research agenda strengthening the bonds to the faculty's master program on green energy technology and the Interreg application on GreenBizz with Aarhus University, Chalmers University, Högskolan Vest and private/public partners. Setting up a dedicated research program with one or two PhD candidates is our first action. 

Published Oct. 31, 2019 1:54 PM

From 15 to 22 September Dr Gunnar Andersson visited Tokyo, Nagoya, Toyota City and Kyoto meeting people at Nissan, Toyota, Tokai Shinei Electronics and TOTO, studying world class production in both large companies and SME's. 

Published Oct. 24, 2019 10:23 AM

The report (hiof only) from the 2019 IRG Symposium is published. The symposium linked stakeholders for a many-faceted exploration of circular economy inviting discussions om circular economy from different perspectives, theoretical positions and practices. 

Published June 19, 2019 3:39 PM

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. 

Published June 13, 2019 2:17 PM

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". 

Published June 13, 2019 12:26 PM

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.

Published June 13, 2019 12:18 PM

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.