Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment
Research School for Socio-Economic and
Natural Sciences of the Environment

Lean Scientist - Turn your knowledge into value

Date: 08 April 2015 - 20 May 2015
  • Find market opportunities for your research
  • Learn how to connect with business partners
  • Boost your entrepreneurial spirit


The academic world is in transition. Funding for research continues to move from 1st to 2nd and 3rd money streams. Universities have to search for new ‘business models’ to assure financial and scientific health in the future. This means that scientists need to find connections and demands in the market and in society to support their research.

The course ‘the Lean Scientist’ helps researchers to translate their knowledge and research output into business opportunities (valorisation).


  • To train scientists in finding market demands and opportunities
  • To train scientists in public relations and how to connect to business
  • To boost entrepreneurial spirit and a more innovative attitude amongst scientists
  • To provide scientists with the necessary tools and skills to transfer their knowledge into business opportunities (valorisation)

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A team of guest speakers & specialised trainers will provide participative, dynamic, and practical sessions. The participants will work on their own case and business model during the course.


4 full training days in 8 weeks

Registration deadline

27 March 2015

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