TIN301 Innovation and Project Verification

Credits (ECTS):5

Course responsible:Odd Ivar Lekang

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Norsk

Limits of class size:-

Course frequency:yearly

Nominal workload:125 hours

Teaching and exam period:January

About this course

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 (technoeconomic), 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 underlined by the two main approaches.

1. "Technology Readiness Level" (TRL)

2. "Business Readiness Level" (BRL)

  • Learning activities will be the completion of a feasibility study that supports the most important components of the commercialization process.
  • Delivery of project description for idea and presentation for expert panel
  • External evaluation of the evaluation form
  • 2 til 4 timer per dag
  • Masterstudents in their final year have priority
  • Passed / Not Passed