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1 Welkom bij de master Innovation Sciences Ted Clarkson maart 2009

2 PAGE 2 What is Innovation Sciences? Its core disciplines Its core interests Career opportunities Study program Master Thesis examples Job examples Outline of Presentation

3 PAGE 3 What is ‘IS’ ? Innovation Sciences

4 PAGE 4 Innovation Sciences is about change Scientific study of innovation: How can we understand technological change? How does technological innovation change us? Practical application of scientific knowledge: How can we create/stimulate innovation? How can we manage innovation?

5 PAGE 5 MSc program Innovation Sciences Socio-economic perspective on technology and innovation Focus on technological change and innovation Particular technological areas: Energy, ICT and Health Technology What kind of policy do we need? Why don’t we get this policy? Multidisciplinary perspective What is Innovation Sciences ?

6 PAGE 6 Disciplines The MSc program combines inputs from different social science disciplines Sociology of innovation Psychology of innovation Economics of innovation Innovation Sciences History, Philosophy, Ethics, Law Technology Assessment Technology

7 PAGE 7 Career opportunities Large companiesOcé, Philips, Ericsson, IBM, ASML, Shell, Volker Wessels Telecom, Rabo Universities (or related research institutions) TU/e, TUD, UvA, TNO, Kema,… Local and national governmental organizations Senter Novem, OPTA, Economische zaken, NMa, Provincies Other non-profit organizations Hospitals, … International organizationsEU, Red Cross, World Bank, Unesco

8 PAGE 8 Current jobs of ‘IS’ graduates External advisor/consultant (28%) Manager, team leader (25%) Internal advisor/consultant (15%) Research, education (10%) Policy advisor ( 5%) 75% of the graduates feel that their current job is a seamless fit to their studies Every couple of years the educational program is evaluated by an external committee (last time in 2005). Overall judgment: VERY GOOD Career opportunities

9 PAGE 9 Positions of some of our recent graduates Rabobank International Utrechtrisico analist Novem BV Utrechtprogramma-adviseur Provincie Noord Brabantbeleidsmedewerker afvalstoffen Haskoning BV Nijmegenadviseur facility management Alta ingenieursbureaudirecteur Getronics Veenendaalgroepsleider helpdesk Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zakenbeleidsmedewerker Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Utrechtprojectleider ICT Baan Development Barneveldusability consultant Turpin Visiondirecteur eigenaar Rode Kruis Nederlandbeleidsmedewerker internationale hulpverlening NEDTrain, NS Materieel Zutphenprojectleider implementatie nieuw materieel IVAM E.R. BVconsultant schoner produceren Korps Landelijke Politiedienstencoördinator digitaal rechercheren Job examples

10 PAGE 10 KPN Telecom Den Haag landelijk manager billing & formulemanagement Cap Gemini Ernst & Young Utrecht consultant Deloitte & Touche Hoofddorp huisvestingsadviseur Ericsson Telecommuncatie BV Rijen solutions manager OCE Nederland B.V. productmanager NLIP-branche nl internet providers beleidsadviseur Brabantse Ontw. Maatschappij NV investment manager Ericsson Telecommuncatie BV Rijen opleidingsadviseur Haskoning BV Nijmegen milieuadviseur ARCADIS NV Arnhem adviseur stedelijke ontwikkeling NUON NV Amsterdam analist forecasting KPN Research Leidschendam brancheconsultant UNIDO (Wenen) associate expert KLM Royal Dutch Airlines manager bench marking & innovation IVAM E.R. BV junior onderzoeker / adviseur energie NUON NV Amsterdam adviseur gasinkoop GTI Energy Solutions Rotterdam energy manager Philips Business Communications product introduction manager Delta Nutsbedrijven NV Middelburg productmanager groene energie Job examples

11 PAGE 11 Master, year 1: Core courses and Electives Master, year 2: International semester + Master thesis The study program

12 PAGE 12 Core Courses Evolutionary Foundations for Innovation Sciences The Network Society Modern Societies in Transition Governing Innovations Novel Technologies & Human Behavior Research Project Innovation Sciences Elective Cluster(s) Elective Courses Study program First year: core courses and electives

13 PAGE 13 Blok IBlok IIBlok IIIBlok IV Evolutionary Foundations for Innovation SciencesNovel Technologies & Human Behavior The Network SocietyModern Societies in Transitions Governing InnovationsResearch Project Elective Cluster Course Free Elective Course Study program (draft) First year: core courses and electives

14 PAGE 14 Example course topic: The Network Society Companies innovate by cooperation with others, creating networks of alliances (ex. Senseo = DE + Philips). What kind of network should a company have to be successful? (and how do you deal as a student with pictures as messy as this one?)

15 PAGE 15 Example course topic: Governing Innovations Transition to a sustainable energy system: Big challenges: climate change, geopolitics, security of supply, fluctuating prices Naive perception of policy: government will/has to take care of everything Government is part of the problem! Policy is ´muddling through´ Interests, lobbying, interdepartmental dynamics Different policy paradigms: Transition Management

16 PAGE 16 Elective cluster (12 ects) Living in a Virtual World The ICT Revolution Innovation & Sustainability Knowledge Economy & Society Engineering Health Technology, Globalization & Europeanization (or custom-made cluster, e.g. of technology courses) Elective Courses (12 ects) Elective Clusters

17 PAGE 17 Cluster ‘Living in a Virtual World’ Study program specialisation Courses Life Online Super Crunchers Consumer behavior Embodied and embedded computing Impact of virtual communities on social behaviour

18 PAGE 18 Cluster ‘The ICT Revolution’ Courses Life Online Infonomics Health Technology and ICT in historical perspective Super Crunchers Study program specialisation Data mining and privacy, legal issues and ethics

19 PAGE 19 Cluster ‘Innovation & Sustainability’ Large scale PV power plants in deserts Rural electrification in India, Africa Courses Technology & Development Ethics and the Risk Society Energy & Economy System Innovation and Strategic Niche Management Study program specialisation

20 PAGE 20 Cluster ‘Knowledge economy & Society’ The role of knowledge and knowledge institutes in innovation processes Courses Innovation and Intellectual Property Infonomics Knowledge Infrastructures in a Globalizing World Inside the Knowledge System Study program specialisation

21 PAGE 21 Cluster ‘Engineering Health’ Experiments in the Health Care sector Courses Perspective on Medical Technology Health Technology and ICT in historical perspective System Innovation and Strategic Niche Management Medical Economics & Health Technology Assessment Study program specialisation

22 PAGE 22 Cluster ‘Technology, Globalization and Europeanization Rol of critical infrastructures in Europe Sustainability experiments in an Asian context Courses Development Economics Transnational Critical Infrastructure Technology & Globalization Technology & European Integration Study program specialisation

23 PAGE 23 You can also choose your own courses (after approval of the Examination Committee), for instance in more technical subjects Examples: ICT: Software security / biometric recognition / intelligent systems / … Energy: engine technology / vehicle drive trains / wind energy / hydrogen technology / solar energy / biomass /... Construction: Intelligent buildings / domotics / building performance simulation / … Medical technology: biomedical technology Study program specialisation

24 PAGE 24 Second year, first part: you go abroad …..! ‘Tailor-made’ programs for students in: USA - Univ. of California Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon, Univ. of Wisconsin Australia - University of Sydney Italy - Bocconi University, University of Brescia Sweden - Chalmers Univ. of Technology, Univ. of Lund, Linköping Univ. Germany - Christian-Albrechts Universität UK - University of Surrey, Reading University South Afrika - University of Pretoria or in Spain, Chile, Tanzania, India, Thailand, Singapore, …….. …. in preparation of your Master Thesis! Study program Second year: international courses and thesis

25 PAGE 25 Second year, second part: your Master Thesis You can carry out your Master Thesis in: A commercial organization, e.g. Shell, Kema A non-profit organization or governmental institute organizations, e.g. Province of North Brabant, Fact An international organization, e.g. Unido The Research School of our department: the Eindhoven Centre of Innovation Studies (ECIS) These MSc assignments can be carried out in the Netherlands or abroad. For instance, students with a specialisation in Sustainability and Innovation or Technology, Globalization and Europeanization and an interest in research in developing countries can execute (part) of their MSc assignment in a developing country. Study program Second year: international courses and thesis

26 PAGE 26 Developing a patent strategy for Philips Digital Rights Management Diffusion of technology from universities to enterprises in India Beoordelen van investeringen in de breedband technologie Het bevorderen van ICT-toepassingen in zorginstellingen Het potentieel van micro warmtekracht De diffusie van stationaire brandstofcellen in de VS Incentive regulation on cross-border connections Identification of institutional barriers for large scale deployment of CCS in NL Kansen voor PVT? Industriële restwarmtebenutting in de Botlek The potential of CCS under different policy options Master thesis examples

27 PAGE 27 Thank you for your attention! Any questions?

28 Overgangsregeling T&P IS Technology & GrowthModern Societies in Transition Innovation in NetworksThe Network Society Technology PolicyGoverning Innovations Sectoral Systems of InnovationInfonomics, of: Measuring Innovations Technology & Globalizationblijft Technology & Globalization History of Innovationkan nog gevolgd worden Multidisciplinary Project Evolutionary Foundations + Innovation & Intellectual Property + Research Project Cluster Technology & Development Studieskan nog gevolgd worden (overleg met Henny Romijn) Cluster Energy & Sustainable Developmentkan nog gevolgd worden (overleg met Geert Verbong) Cluster Technology & European Integrationoverleg met Gijs Mom / Johan Schot Cluster Innovation Managementkan nog gevolgd worden PAGE 28

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