The Catalyst courses bring together professionals/ entrepreneurs facing similar challenges for sharing and transfer of best practice to enhance their projects, strategies, and skills on managing innovation. It is a five to six day coached residential workshop, accompanied by online modules. Participants work intensively and in a trans-disciplinary setting on specific “bring your own cases”. Turning your idea into a viable innovation is at the core of the course: Through the application of design thinking and system innovation tools, you will be able to further promote your idea and gain competencies to manage the whole innovation process.
The thematical focus will be in the context of the four Climate-KIC themes, namely “Urban Transitions”, “Sustainable Production Systems”, “Decision Metrics and Finance” and “Sustainable Land Use” – or a more generic/ cross-sectoral topic on climate innovation. The exact design and thematically focus vary from course to course, so that you are able to choose which training suits best your sectoral interests.
Courses will be held in English and usually focus on a European or International level.