Introduction to Aalborg UniversityJakob StoltSenior Adviser, AAU InnovationAalborg University Copenhagen
Aalborg University – facts• Three campuses; Aalborg, Esbjerg, Copenhagen.
Aalborg University – facts• Aalborg University has close to 18.000 undergraduate and graduate  students and 500 PhD studen...
The values of Aalborg UniversityThe values that distinguish Aalborg University:• Creativity  Aalborg University goes off t...
The Aalborg PBL Model(Problem and project based learning)           Literature                             Lectures       ...
AAU Innovation – cross faculties• AAU Matchmaking.• Supporting Entrepreneurship at Aalborg University (SEA).• Commercializ...
Example: Copenhagen Innovation Harbour       Aalborg University Copenhagen campus
Diversity and proximity as a catalyst for        research and innovation
Diversity and proximity as a catalyst for        research and innovation
Value propositions for companieswhen co-locating• Business development performed where knowledge is created.• Shortened de...
Mutual expectations and interaction• Companies and organizations are embedded on market  conditions and with an agreement ...
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Introduction to Aalborg University

  1. 1. Introduction to Aalborg UniversityJakob StoltSenior Adviser, AAU InnovationAalborg University Copenhagen
  2. 2. Aalborg University – facts• Three campuses; Aalborg, Esbjerg, Copenhagen.
  3. 3. Aalborg University – facts• Aalborg University has close to 18.000 undergraduate and graduate students and 500 PhD students.• 10 % are international students coming from 100 different countries all over the world.• The university employs approximately 1.900 faculty and 1.300 administrative and technical staff.• The educational programmes are organized into the university’s four faculties and 22 departments.• Humanities, Social Sciences, Engineering and Science, Medicine.
  4. 4. The values of Aalborg UniversityThe values that distinguish Aalborg University:• Creativity Aalborg University goes off the beaten track in research, teaching, administration and in the exchange of knowledge with its surroundings.• Openness Aalborg University is open to dialogue, new ideas and thoughts and to positive criticism and difference of opinions.• Co-operation Aalborg University is characterized by many different types of co- operations – conducted is an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect.
  5. 5. The Aalborg PBL Model(Problem and project based learning) Literature Lectures Internet Problem Problem Report / analysis solving Documentation Tutorials Field studies Experiments Model from The Aalborg PBL model - Progress, Diversity and Challenges Anette Kolmos, Flemming K. Fink & Lone Krogh
  6. 6. AAU Innovation – cross faculties• AAU Matchmaking.• Supporting Entrepreneurship at Aalborg University (SEA).• Commercialization, patenting and IPR.• Contracts.• Fundraising and project administration.• Copenhagen Innovation Harbour (CIH).
  7. 7. Example: Copenhagen Innovation Harbour Aalborg University Copenhagen campus
  8. 8. Diversity and proximity as a catalyst for research and innovation
  9. 9. Diversity and proximity as a catalyst for research and innovation
  10. 10. Value propositions for companieswhen co-locating• Business development performed where knowledge is created.• Shortened development times using shared labs.• Collaborating with students trained in problem based learning solving the companies’ problems.• International environment with access to knowledge world wide.• A housing model that suits the companies’ needs and considers the resources they put into CIH.
  11. 11. Mutual expectations and interaction• Companies and organizations are embedded on market conditions and with an agreement that suits the organization’s individual affiliation to the integrated model.• The aspiration for integration and collaboration are necessary for companies and organizations embedded. All entities present are resources for development and innovation.• The governance model will secure development of the vision in an open dialogue with all relevant stakeholders.

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