As a student you have great opportunities for taking an active part in Innovation. Read more about Student Innovation's educational offers below.

Entrepreneurship in Technical Science



This course is open to engineering and science PhD students across the world.


The students learn basic business skills to efficiently participate in commercialisation of knowledge and inventions from universities. At the summer school invited speakers, at an international level, will give presentations reviewing different areas.


Note that cases and invited talks predominantly will relate to the photonics industry.
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Students Make Photonics Technologies


Students at DTU Fotonik take active part in the innovation activities at the department. Student can participate in research project with an innovation aspect at all level of the DTU education.

Highlighted are our innovation M.Sc students who perform their master thesis with the goal of becoming founders of a new spin-out. We support such students with world-leading experts in photonics engineering and entrepreneurship.


Examples of innovation master thesis projects include light solutions for healthy living and sensors for industrial use

Entrepreneurship in Photonics and Communications

This master course brings together students from DTU and Copenhagen Business School (CBS).


Students learn management within high technology startups, focusing on entrepreneurial skills related to product and market strategy, venture financing and team recruiting.


The course is a collaborative effort of DTU Fotonik, DTU Management and CBS.

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