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CREA Summer Academy 2015

CREA Summer Academy 2015 9 abril, 2015

CREA Summer Academy 2015: Cities of the Future through Service Innovation

 

Cities of the Future through Service Innovation: A Free-of-Charge Summer Academy for Budding Entrepreneurs

Would you like to start an innovative company providing services for Cities of the Future? Do you have an amazing idea that could contribute to higher quality of life in cities? Are you interested in addressing societal and environmental challenges (e.g. aging population, pollution or inefficient energy use in the cities)? Do you have ideas for encouraging healthier lifestyle, improving care services and processes, or addressing food security challenges with the help of ICT?

If yes, Ljubljana Summer Academy ‘Cities of the Future through Service Innovation’ is an ideal stepping stone for you.

Join us between 12 and 22 July 2015 in Ljubljana, Slovenia and start your (ad)venture with University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Computer and Information Science (UL FRI) & Regional Development Agency of Ljubljana Urban Region (RRA LUR).

The Ljubljana Summer Academy will equip you with basic principles of and tools for conducting business in ICT as well as (design) methods for applying ICT solutions to solving societal and environmental issues (e.g. health care or food security challenges).

Work in an interdisciplinary team, incorporate design thinking and service design in your approach to societal and environmental challenges, test and perfect your idea, develop your business model and communication plan, explore funding opportunities and help build sustainable cities of the future with ICT solutions.

You can apply individually or in a team at: www.f6s.com/crea.

The deadline for applications is 15 May 2015.

Priority will be given to applicants with creative ICT-based ideas that have greatest potential social and/or ecological impact.

More information about the Summer Academy in Slovenia and 5 partner Summer Academies from

CREA project can be found at: www.creasummeracademy.eu

CREA Summer Academy Team

Contact persons: mag. Tina Pezdirc Nograšek (tina.pezdirc@ljubljana.si; +386 1 306 1921) and Iris Koleša, mag.

(iris.kolesa@ljubljana.si; +386 1 306 1920)

Project CREA has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under

grant agreement No 644988.