In this two-year research programme you will get the perfect training to work as an innovation specialist. You will learn how new ideas or inventions are transformed into marketable innovations.
This two-year Master's programme focuses on the dynamics of emerging technologies and innovation. After completing the programme, students will be able to link new technologies to human and economic wants and needs, as well as to the grand societal challenges. What does innovation mean for economic growth, welfare, health care, climate change, energy security, mobility and sustainability?
This programme will be of particular interest to students with a background in technology, health, life sciences, natural sciences or industrial engineering that wish to extend their technical background with knowledge about innovation management and social processes. Moreover, the programme is also of interest to talented students with a background in the social sciences (for example: economics, economics geography, entrepreneurship or business) that have demonstrated an affiliation with science and technology. Innovation Sciences students may want to pursue a career in high-level consultancy, strategic research and development (R&D) management, policymaking, entrepreneurship,or academic research.
Please note that no one will be admitted to this programme directly. A decision will always be made on case-by-case basis to determine whether there are sufficient grounds for admission. Applicants should preferably hold a university Bachelor’s degree in a related subject, such as: Applied Physics / Sciences; Beta-Gamma Studies; Biopharmaceutical / Biomedical Science; Biology; Biotechnology; Chemical Technology; Chemistry; Cognitive Artificial Intelligence; Construction; Engineering; Environmental Sciences / Technology; Future Planet Studies; Information and Computer Science; Innnovation Sciences; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Life Sciences; Medicine; Molecular Science; Pharmaceutical Sciences; Physics; Systems Engineering, Policy Analysis and Management; Technical Innovation Science; Veterinary Medicine
2016-2017 EU/EEA: € 1.984,- Non EU/non-EEA : € 18.000
Recipient: Utrecht University
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