Entrepreneurship in Science and Technology

Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

Upon completion of this course, students:
- can analyse and understand the process of university technology
- have attained a (more) profound knowledge of spinoffs and their role
in the economy;
- have attained the ability to evaluate the business potential and
feasibility of innovations from scientific research, and for the
developing of innovative business models for new product or service
venture based on innovation from scientific research.

Inhoud vak

Research in science and technology is an important and ongoing source
for innovation and entrepreneurial opportunities. Some of these
opportunities are realised through university spinoffs. This course will
discuss the process and (economic) importance of spinoffs in general,
and university spinoffs in particular. Scientific and technological
innovations can lead to high-tech product offerings or service oriented
offering. The students will be introduced to science and technology
entrepreneurship through case studies and by working on a course


Lectures and work groups.


• term paper (40%); individual assignment
• course project report (40%) and presentation (20%). Team

To be eligible for resit students have to submit all course assignment.
The resit will be of the failed (graded less than 5.5) assignment and
if pass will replace this part in the course grade.

Vereiste voorkennis

A valid registration in the MSc Entrepreneurship.


To be announced on https://blackboard.ic.uva.nl/ → URL.

Overige informatie

This course is only available for students registered for the Master's
programme Master's in Entrepreneurship. For quality reasons, the course
cannot admit other students.

This course is organised by UvA. The course coordinator is Dr. G.T.
Vinig. For more information, please go to http://studiegids.uva.nl and

Algemene informatie

Vakcode E_ENT_EST
Studiepunten 6 EC
Periode P4
Vakniveau 400
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit School of Business and Economics
Vakcoördinator dr. T. Vinig
Examinator dr. T. Vinig

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