Entrepreneurial mindset

Entrepreneurial mindset consists of different skills, such as dealing with open-ended problems and uncertainty, but above all enables you to offer innovative solutions to complex challenges. 


1ZM150 Innovation Space Project: innovation and entrepreneurship processes – 10 ECTS – Q1,2,3,4 

This course aims toward challenge-based, project-based learning in interdisciplinary student teams, working on open-ended assignments in close interaction with high-tech companies and societal organizations. It combines the design and engineering of a product/service/system and new business development. 

1ZM250 Innovation Space project: innovation through art & design – 10 ECTS – Q1 + Q2 

This course will focus on the intersection between art & technology, and enables Challenge-Based Learning. Whatever the starting point, you will be challenged to go off the beaten track. Operating outside your comfort zone gives you the opportunity to reflect on your own technological/engineering/scientific knowledge and skills, and find new ways to revalue, develop and validate them. In combination with art methodologies you will broaden your perspective and increase your skills to develop innovative ideas.

1ZMETU10 EuroTeQ collider: entrepreneurship & innovation – 5 ECTS – Q4

The collider is the signature challenge-based learning activity of the EuroTeQ project. The first edition will be centered around the theme: “Leave no waste behind”. Within this theme you will work in interdisciplinary – international teams consisting of students from multiple institutes and in collaboration with lifelong learners.


PDSHA120 Innovation Space Bootcamp: Developing an entrepreneurial mindset to deal with uncertainty in innovation processes – 1.5 ECTS

Are you interested in challenging your skills in a crash course that really pushes you out of your comfort zone and gives you the opportunity to develop an entrepreneurial mindset? Are you curious what you can achieve in one week while working on real world (societal) challenge? Would you like to experience creative thinking under pressure in a team of people with different backgrounds?
If your answer is three times yes, then this is a course for you!
You will learn how to work on a complex and innovative societal challenge in collaboration with an interdisciplinary group of trainees and companies in the inspiring environment of TU/e innovation Space. The challenges you will work on are offered by challenge owners from a partner organization together with TU/e innovation Space.
In one intensive week, you further develop your skills in an interactive way, get to know how to validate your idea and how to start working on a real problem. During the project, you will interact with the relevant industrial and institutional stakeholders. Interaction with business and societal organizations as well as involvement of real users, constitute an important element of the course.