Høgskolen i Østfold
IRG is nominated for the Østfold University College R&D award 2019. We are proud and humble for nomination.
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.
In a chronicle in the local newspaper Fredrikstad Blad the Symposium Committee celebrates the organizations and individuals making the lighthouse project on environment, tourism and innovation a reality.
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.
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.