MF2012 Innovation Engineering 30.0 credits

Innovativ produkt- och affärsutveckling

Innovation Engineering is a course where the participants develop a product from idea to a prototype and a business plan. The product development process is supported by coaching from experienced innovators, product- and business developers as well as technology specialists and representatives from industry.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

Participants follow course modules and workshops in innovation, innovative development, entrepreneurship, financing, business planning, patent rights, branding etc.

The participants are offered work facilities for meetings, prototype manufacturing and course work.

During the course, the participants are offered coaching from representatives from industry, innovators, business developers and teachers from KTH. Participation in mentorship programs are offered together with network for business angels and contacts with financers.

The course are preferably taken during the fourth or fifth year, either before, during or immediately after the master thesis project.

Intended learning outcomes *

The participants of the course are expected to:

  • develop their innovative capability through problem driven and experience based learning
  • develop their ideas to commercial products and businesses
  • experience innovative product development, the innovation process and the innovation system
  • experience entrepreneurial activity, leadership, financing and business planning
  • understand patent rights, intellectual property etc.
  • actively utilize student projects and academic research in technological- and product development
  • understand prerequisites for new and small enterprises in Sweden
  • actively utilize existing support and mechanisms for innovators and entrepreneurs in existing innovation systems

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites *

The participants are expected to have fulfilled a specialization on D-level (or similar) within any area.

Recommended prerequisites

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Equipment

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Literature

Will be specified at course start.

Examination and completion

Grading scale *

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F

Examination *

  • PRO1 - Project, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • PRO2 - Project, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • PRO3 - Project, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F
  • PRO4 - Project, 7.5 credits, Grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade *

Fulfillment of all project parts.
(PRO1; 7,5 cr), (PRO2; 7,5 cr), (PRO3; 7,5 cr), (PRO4; 7,5 cr)

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Examiner

Martin Edin Grimheden

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web MF2012

Offered by

ITM/Machine Design

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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Contact

Martin Grimheden, 08-790 77 97, marting@md.kth.se

Ethical approach *

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Supplementary information

Replaces 4F1912