Are you a PhD Candidate and do you want to learn more about how to create impact with your research? To develop a draft impact strategy for your own research and know where to go for valorisation support within the VU? Join our training program (split into two interactive sessions) in June to take your first steps on your impact path. After having completed the program we are confident that you will have a solid understanding of the valorisation process, societal impact and further, the factors, strategies, and actions, which will help you to optimize the impact of your research.
For VU PhD’s in all disciplines, from the social sciences and humanities to law, economics, physical and behavioral sciences and natural sciences. We can place a maximum of 12 participants. A selection process might be needed.
After the two sessions you will:
Dates: 2 June from 13:00-17.00 and 24 June from 15:00-17:00
Application deadline: 23:59 at May 19
Location: Online via ZOOM
Costs: Fully sponsored by IXA
Credits: 1 ECTS
Session 1: Developing your plan
Session 1 is all about developing an impact plan that best suits your research, impact goals and personal competences. Before the session you will seek inspiration in a provided set of impact examples and academic papers about impact. You will translate this inspiration into a draft impact plan for your research. The core of session 1 consists of peer feedback sessions to further strengthen your plan.
Session 2: Implementing your plan
In between session 1 and 2 you will take the first steps in implementing your plan. You will get in touch with at least one stakeholder that you have identified, but have never interacted with before. Additionally, you will seek support from a valorisation expert within the VU to further implement your plan. During session 2, we will exchange experiences and formulate tips for your further impact journey.
Share your knowledge with confidence Do you have plans for a collaboration with an external party or are you asked to share your research results? But what should you take into account in a collaboration with an external partner or when can you start sharing your research results? Our legal advisors share with you what […]10 Jun '21 Event
Patents and other means to safeguard inventions Have you come up with a unique invention or innovation? Then you might need to protect it to ensure commercial control over it. ‘But how do I protect my invention, what are the benefits of patenting and how does my university supports me in this?’ Attend this webinar […]3 Jun '21 Event
This 3-day entrepreneurship course provides an overview of the essential elements of entrepreneurship and innovation as well as a practical guidance for starting an innovative company in the field of Health and Life Sciences. Using an interactive approach, the course offers tools and the opportunity to develop a business case and aims to raise your […]12 May '21 Event
For researchers eager to explore entrepreneurship and want to know more about the facilities university offers. Are you curious about what entrepreneurship in science exactly entails? Dreaming about your own company, what this can mean for your development and how the university facilitates entrepreneurship? What steps are involved and what should you take into account? […]20 May '21 Event
During the finale, the winners of the Innovation Award and Impact Award will be announced!9 Nov '21 Event
Program format: Four days of interactive lectures and workshops followed by hands-on exercises teaching you how to put theory into practice. In addition, you will get to hear insights of venture building from experienced entrepreneurs. The dates for the program are May 31, June 1, 3 and 4, 2021. The program takes place from approximately […]31 May till 4 Jun '21 Event
UvA PhD students from the Amsterdam Law School, Economics & Business, Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Science are invited to take part in the 2021 UvA ‘Three Minute Thesis’ Pitch Competition. Can you present your PhD research to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes? Submit your video for the Three Minute Thesis pitch […]7 May '21 Event