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CS551E: INNOVATION IN ELECTRONIC AND SOFTWARE ENGINEERING (2020-2021)

Last modified: 04 Jun 2018 11:20


Course Overview

This is a student-led course on entrepreneurship, innovation and commercialisation of hardware and software. Students will be presented with a curated reading list comprising regulations, standards, technical documents, and research grant proposals. Students will be trained to to communicate research ideas orally and in writing, as well as on how to write proposals for commercialisation of products. Students should gain knowledge on legislation of intellectual property, opportunities for new businesses and ventures, source of funding for commercialisation, and so on.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Bruce Scharlau

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Topics will include

  • Entrepreneurship and innovation
  • Commercialisation of software and hardware
  • Business models and sustainability
  • Intellectual property
  • Funding opportunities and how to start up a company
  • Presentation skills: how to communicate research ideas to different audiences

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

Sorry, we don't have that information available.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st Attempt

  • In-course assessment (100%)


Resit

  • Resubmission of the same or similar assessment, or oral exam as appropriate.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

Written and oral feedback on interim and final deliverables of in-course assessment. Interim deliverables will be provided with formative feedback.

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