The EIT ICT Labs Wellbeing Innovation Camp // EIT Digital

The EIT ICT Labs Wellbeing Innovation Camp

Are you interested in applying ICT technology to social problems? Do you want to learn entrepreneurial skills? Are you willing to put the end of your summer to good use, meet new people in international setting, and create something completely new?

If you have skills in ICT, concept design, service design, data analysis, human-computer interaction, usability, media, or a related topic, this opportunity may be for you.

The Wellbeing Innovation Camp will bring together students, researchers, and company representatives to provide a view to latest research activities and business actors related to health and wellbeing. A multidisciplinary view on how information technologies can be applied to support the health and wellbeing of people is the focus of the summer school.

The Summer School lasts two weeks, with the first week in Vierumäki, Finland (Aug 29 - Sept 2, 2011) and the second in Eindhoven, The Netherlands (Sept 19-Sept 23). During the summer school, students carry out a project work on a health and wellbeing related case in multidisciplinary teams.  Ideation and concept definition is followed by creating a business case of the project. The camp features teaching and inspirational exercises on business creation & venturing, concept design, wellbeing experiences and observations of practice of wellbeing & ICT.

The Wellbeing Innovation Camp will be attended by approx. 50 students of ICT, design and business from about 5 Nodes, as well as by researchers and company representatives.

 

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