Course code TIN301

TIN301 Innovation and Project Verification

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Course responsible: Odd Ivar Lekang
Teachers: Andreas Svarstad Flø, Kristian Sørby Omberg
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Science and Technology
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Max number of students is 15 
Teaching exam periods:
Course frequency: yearly
First time: Study year 2020-2021
Preferential right:
Masterstudents in their final year have priority
Course contents:

The course is designed for students who wish to commercialize an idea based on their own work or through collaboration with others (R&D Institutions , Industry, public sector, etc.). The course consists of two modules that together constitute the core components of an commercialization and verification process in order to develop a suistanable solution for global problem. 

The first part of the subject includes feasibility studies, FTO (Freedom to operate) analyzes, etc. in order to data foundation for further verification. If needed lectures in key subjects within commercialization (business model, IPR, project management, writing and designing applications/project proposls for inital funding) will be provided.

The second part of the subject is based on external assessment of the project and the student must submit a written project description (ref: project description NFR student renewal)  together with an oral presentation of the project in front of an panel of experts. As part of this section, individual guidance may be offered to contribute to the design of the project description, pitch training etc.

Learning outcome:
After completing the course, the student will know the most important components of an commercialization process and be able to apply these in order to verify new ideas.
Learning activities:
Learning activities will be the completion of a feasibility study that supports the most important components of the commercialization process.
announced at the start of the course
Recommended prerequisites:
Delivery of project description for idea and presentation for expert panel
Nominal workload:
125 hours
Examination details: Portfolio: Passed / Not Passed