Topics

The topics for this year's Experts in Teams are the following:

Recycling

This topic encompasses green methods such as re-use, repurposing, recycling and waste management, energy and emissions. You can select this topic if you want to dig deeper into sustainability and ways to gain new life cycles for materials and products. The frame for the innovation process is a challenge from a micro-company within this area of business.

Experience Economy

Sustainability is a high priority for consumers. You can select this topic if you want to investigate sustainability within the context of the experience economy. Examples are that many events within music and sports have had an explicit focus on recycling and green initiatives. The frame for the innovation process is a challenge from a micro-company or organisation that integrates sustainability in their current field of business.

Digital Technologies

Digital technologies have become pervasive in recent years. You can select this topic if you want to investigate how the growing use of digital technologies can foster sustainable development within business and society. The frame for the innovation process is a challenge from a micro-company in digital technology that sees the potential in coupling it with sustainability.

Globalisation

Today we see multinational companies that employ sustainability as a competitive advantage. You can select this topic if you want to explore how smaller companies, which focus on doing business worldwide, can also become sustainability frontrunners. The frame for the innovation process is a challenge from a global company from the small business segment.

Apply for participation

The number of participants is limited and students need to apply for participation.

Please apply no later than 8 September 2017. 

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