Startup Camp Social Meetup
Aug
27
3:00 PM15:00

Startup Camp Social Meetup

This event is open to everyone who is curious about Chalmers Ventures Startup Camp,. During the event you will get a short introduction to the content in the camp, what you can expect from joining the camp and what will be expected from you. There is also a matchmaking possibility between individuals and teams. No registration required.

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The Other Way Around Burnout
Jun
17
5:00 PM17:00

The Other Way Around Burnout

LET'S ADMIT IT:

Stress is part of our busy lives. Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a founder, a company employee or a leader – demanding life and work routines require us to handle countless challenges.

How do we stay resilient in rapid-pace environments and navigate through complexity?

How do we prevent burnout and thrive while carrying out a meaningful mission?

In a unique participatory workshop, we will tap into the wisdom of employing well-being on a daily basis – in order to stay well while doing well.

https://www.enkindleglobal.com/after-work-event-in-gothenburg/

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Invigning av Vera Sandbergs staty
Jun
13
5:00 PM17:00

Invigning av Vera Sandbergs staty

Den 13 juni är det dags att avtäcka och inviga Chalmers nya staty till minne av Vera Sandberg som ska stå i Vera Sandbergs Allé, precis vid entrén från Kapellplatsen.

Vera Sandberg, den första kvinnan i Sverige som blev ingenjör, utexaminerades från Chalmers 1917. Idag är Vera en förebild för unga, en entreprenör som hade modet att gå sin egen väg mot begränsande normer och en symbol för den mångfald som eftersträvas på nutidens Chalmers.

Ingen anmälan behövs, eventet är öppen för alla!

Läs mer om Vera Sandberg och konstprojektet

Kategori Evenemang Plats: Vera Sandbergs Allé Tid: 2019-06-13 17:00 Sluttid: 2019-06-13 17:30

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A Paradoxical approach to Innovation: How Metaboxical (Out of the Box) Thinking Can Expand the “Box” - Ken Mulligan
Jun
4
12:15 PM12:15

A Paradoxical approach to Innovation: How Metaboxical (Out of the Box) Thinking Can Expand the “Box” - Ken Mulligan

Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman observed that the “problem of creating something which is new, but which is consistent with everything which has been seen before, is one of extreme difficulty.” 

Using our imaginations to think of something that has never been seen before while “limited by the conditions that come from our knowledge of the way nature really is” requires a paradoxical approach to explore the impossible and improbable while simultaneously observing the laws of nature. To solve “a problem that we have never solved before, we must leave the door to the unknown ajar."  

In this talk, Ken explores how Metaboxical thinking can resolve this apparent paradox using a systematic approach to creativity and innovation which simultaneously uses the contents of the Box and expands the Box.  

Ken Mulligan is an adjunct professor of entrepreneurship and innovation at Arizona State University. He teaches Technology Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Mindset and Strategic Enterprise Innovation in the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering and New Venture Development in the WP Carey School of Business at ASU. He is a mentor and advisor to several startups focused on Regenerative Medicine, Cyber Security and Blockchain. 

Register here

ASU has been ranked #1 in the USA in Innovation by US News And World Report for the last four years topping MIT, Stanford and Harvard. 

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Brown Bag lunch with Umnandi
May
28
12:15 PM12:15

Brown Bag lunch with Umnandi

Umnandi is a social entrepreneurship project founded by students at the Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship whose mission is to inspire and empower young South Africans by providing them with skills and tools needed to develop sustainable businesses. We will be talking about how our education in the Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship prepared us to deliver the workshops we held for university students, present an overview of the workshops, our future goals and how people can get involved and support our project moving forward.

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Nanoparticle analytics: from virus infections to next generation drug-delivery vehicles - Fredrik Höök
May
21
12:15 PM12:15

Nanoparticle analytics: from virus infections to next generation drug-delivery vehicles - Fredrik Höök

Virus are tiny biological nanoparticles that have evolved to parasitize on the machinery of living cells, forcing each infected cell to make multiple copies, which in turn leads to an exponential growth when neighboring cells are invaded. If we could understand how viruses manage to accomplish this task, but instead use this principle to cure diseased cells or use certain cells in our bodies as factories of drugs, medical treatment could be revolutionized.

Fredrik will in this talk present how recent discoveries have unraveled that cells within our body seem to communicate genetic information with each other using biological nanoparticles that share many similarities with viruses, except causing disease. Based on this insight, he will present the major work that is presently carried out in the industrial research center FoRmulaEx, in which Chalmers together with other universities and industry partners develop next generation drug delivery vehicles inspired by how nature has solved this demanding task. In particular, he will present how the companies Gothenburg Sensor Devices and In Singulo Solutions, which he has co-founded, contribute to nanoparticle analytics and drug discovery.

Fredrik Höök is professor in Physics at Chalmers University, where he is heading the Biological Physics Division, the SSF-funded Industrial Research Center FoRmulaEx and is Vice Head of Department for Utilization and Infrastructures. In addition to Gothenburg Sensor Devices and In Singulo Solutions, he was in 1996 co-founder of Q-Sense AB, which was the first company hosted by Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship.

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Seminarium om kompetensförsörjning för näringslivets digitala omställning med Matilda Ernkrans, minister för högre utbildning och forskning
May
17
1:00 PM13:00

Seminarium om kompetensförsörjning för näringslivets digitala omställning med Matilda Ernkrans, minister för högre utbildning och forskning

För att lyckas med en framåtsyftande kompetensförsörjning inom skolan, näringslivet och vården krävs att flera samhällsaktörer samverkar för att hitta framgångsrika och långsiktigt hållbara lösningar. Under våren 2019 medverkar därför Matilda Ernkrans, minister för högre utbildning och forskning, på seminarier vid tre universitet för att tillsammans med berörda samhällsaktörer diskutera utmaningar och möjligheter kopplade till kompetensförsörjning.

Välkommen att anmäla dig senast den 13/5! 

PROGRAM 17 MAJ, kl 13.00-15.00

Moderator

Robin Teigland, professor i digital transformation och strategi, Chalmers och hennes assistent Sparky

Inledning

Rektor Stefan Bengtsson och Matilda Ernkrans, minister för högre utbildning och forskning

Högre utbildning och digitalisering; möjligheter runt hörnet

Anders Söderholm, generaldirektör UKÄ

Lärande i nya former

Jörgen Blennow, utbildningsområdesledare för elektroteknik, datateknik, IT samt industriell ekonomi, Chalmers

Stärkt kompetens för yrkesverksamma inom AI och digitalisering

Marianne Grauers, VD för Chalmers Professional Education AB och Jan Smith, professor vid Data och informationsteknik, Chalmers

Göteborgs universitet och livslångt lärande inom AI

Fredrika Lagergren Wahlin, vicerektor med ansvar för samverkansfrågor, Göteborgs universitet

AI: Sociala konsekvenser och etiska aspekter

Olle Häggström, professor vid Matematiska vetenskaper, Chalmers

Digital kompetensutveckling inom ett globalt industriföretag

Peter Elmfeldt, personaldirektör SKF Group

Panelsamtal

Vilka insatser kan göra skillnad och vem tar notan?

Avslutande ord

Matilda Ernkrans, minister för högre utbildning och forskning och rektor Stefan Bengtsson,

Seminariet kommer även att livesändas. Följ sändningen här.

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Venture Launch 2019
May
15
4:00 PM16:00

Venture Launch 2019

Come to the Venture Launch and listen in when future entrepreneurs present their exciting ventures!

It has already been a year since the venture teams from Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship started their start-up projects in collaboration with Chalmers Ventures. Now it is time to see how the planted seeds have grown into blooming flowers.

Registrer for your free ticket here.

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Wallmark seminar: Fit to compete with Harvard Business School Professor Michael Beer
May
14
4:00 PM16:00

Wallmark seminar: Fit to compete with Harvard Business School Professor Michael Beer

Wallmark seminar

Fit to compete
How to build a high commitment and high performing organization
with Michael Beer, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

What are the challenges faced by organizations trying to combine high commitment to social value with high financial performance? Professor Beer argues that the main hurdle for organizations is the absence of a core management process that enables them to have open and honest conversations about what stands in the way of their success. In this seminar, he will share thoughts from his forthcoming book – “Fit to compete – How to build a high commitment and high performing organization”.

Professor Michael Beer is an esteemed researcher and management expert. He has been regarded as a world leading scholar in organizational change for decades but also known for his work on organization effectiveness, leadership, as well as human resource management.

Please register for your free ticket before May 13 here.

Coffee will be served, and there will be time for casual mingling after.

Welcome!

 

Wallmark seminar
The Wallmark seminars are held in memory of Professor Torkel Wallmark, who was appointed Professor of Innovation Technology at Chalmers University of Technology in 1983. This was the first professorship of its kind in Sweden. Professor Wallmark is remembered for his contributions to the development of a methodological and highly successful innovation approach, which still thrives at Chalmers today.

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Disrupting banking as we know it, the Revolut story - Hanna Johansson
May
7
12:15 PM12:15

Disrupting banking as we know it, the Revolut story - Hanna Johansson

Revolut started in July 2015 in UK with one punchy mission: Let's turn the banking industry on its head. Today it is the fastest growing FinTech unicorn in Europe with 4,5 million users & 80 000 registered business accounts. With a simple app offering banking services such as pre-paid debit card, currency exchange, cryptocurrency exchange and global peer-to-peer payments, the company have disrupted the banking industry as we know it. 

Hanna Johansson is working as the Community Manager and leading growth in Sweden. She is the first employee hitting the ground in Sweden and Hanna will share the Revolut story and insights of how to scale up a business fast from the perspective of a radically growing FinTech startup.

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Transitions Talks - Democracy
May
6
12:00 PM12:00

Transitions Talks - Democracy

What if we took democracy seriously?

Environmental problems are deeply intertwined with social conflict and poverty. As climate change and resource depletion put increasing pressures on society, more and more people will be forced to migrate in search for means of survival. At the same time, global collaboration, solidarity and democracy is threatened by the rise of right-wing nationalism – refugees are treated as problems, when they are nothing but human beings that flee problems. In this seminar, we highlight the interdependence of (re)democratization and sustainability transitions, and discuss how a democratic perspective can support efforts to promote sustainable change.

Date and time: May 6th, 12.00-13.00

Venue: Veras Gräsmatta

Keynote speaker: Shora Esmailian, Journalist and activitist

Panel: TBD

https://www.chalmers.se/sv/institutioner/tme/organisation/science-technology-and-society/Sidor/Transition-talks.aspx

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Vikten av ett aktivt styrelsearbete
Apr
16
3:00 PM15:00

Vikten av ett aktivt styrelsearbete

När du som företagsägare vill få ditt företag att växa så behövs olika kompetenser, kunskaper och
erfarenheter med på resan. Att skapa hållbar tillväxt kan vara att ha en aktiv styrelse som är med och
styr verksamheten i riktning åt dina tillväxtambitioner.

Denna eftermiddag vänder sig till dig som är företagsägare eller om du är nyfiken på styrelseuppdrag.
Vad innebär det att ta in externa styrelseledamöter? Hur skapas förutsättningar för ett
värdeskapande styrelsearbete?

Connect Väst, Styrelseakademien Västsverige, Almi Väst och Business Region Göteborg samarrangerar detta event då vi alla jobbar med utveckling av företag inom olika faser och vi ser aktivt styrelsearbete som ett bra verktyg för att skapa värde och tillväxt i bolagen.

Vi börjar med att lyssna till Petra Palmgren Lindwall som professionellt arbetar som styrelseordförande med 26 styrelseuppdrag i ryggsäcken och som också är ackrediterad lärare på Styrelseakademien. Vi pausar för mingel med lättare förtäring och dryck.

Efter det kommer Christina Aspestedt från ALMI Företagspartner Väst att leda ett samtal med några företagsägare och externa styrelseledamöter avseende deras erfarenheter, utmaningar och tips.

Innehåll:

Kl.15:00 Välkommen
Kl.15:15-16:00 Värdet av aktivt styrelsearbete med Petra Palmgren Lindwall
Kl.16:00-16:30 Mingel med lättare förtäring och dryck
Kl.16:30-16:55 Panelsamtal med företagsägare och externa ledamöter med ledning av
Christina Aspestedt
Kl.16:55-17:00 Tack för idag
Kl.17:00-18:00 Möjlighet till eftermingel med dricka och snacks

Boka din plats här, som senast 10 april. Har du några frågor är du välkommen att höra av dig till Petra Palmgren Lindwall, 0734-315400. Eventet är kostnadsfritt men en no-show-avgift om 350 kr debiteras om du uteblir utan att meddela detta.

Anmäl dig här!

Varmt välkommen!

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Entrepreneurial journeys - meet former students of Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship
Apr
16
12:00 PM12:00

Entrepreneurial journeys - meet former students of Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship

This will be a Brown Bag-lunch with a bit of a different format. A full hour when you will meet Hanna Olvenmark and Henrik Appert, two e-lumni from the School of Entrepreneuship’s Venture Creation track. They will share their experiences from school and life after graduation. What happended with the venture they had during the education, what companies are they involved in now and how did they get there? This session will have a lot of room for questions from the audience.

Hanna Olvenmark, Founder of Portionen under tian, graduated in 2015. Portionen under tian is a plattform for food that is sustainable for the environment as well as the wallet - putting an end to the myth that good food is expensive food. www.undertian.se

Henrik Appert, Co-founder of Matteappen, graduated in 2014. Matteappen is a service for teaching classroom math that lets the students solve math problems by hand, via an ipad that corrects the work in realtime. www.matteappen.se

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Welcome to Northern LEAD Day 2019
Apr
10
8:30 AM08:30

Welcome to Northern LEAD Day 2019

Get inspired, listen to the latest research findings within Logistics and Supply Chain, and enjoy the discussions. Welcome to the annual Northern LEAD Day 2019!

When: Wednesday, April 10, 9.00-12.00, with lunch afterwardsWhere: Chalmers, Vera Sandbergs Allé 8, Vasa C
Language: Swedish is the main conference language, but a few presentations may be in English

>> Welcome to register here
Register no later than April 4

Contact: info@northernlead.se

PROGRAM
 
8:30- Coffee and registration
9:00 Welcome
 
Effektiva logistiksystem
Stefan Jacobsson – DREAMIT – Digital accesshantering i realtid för intermodala transporter
Kamran Rashid – Evaluating the sustainability of national logistics performance using Data Envelopment Analysis
Sunney Fotedar – Taktisk resursallokering för effektivt kapacitetsutnyttjande
 
Panel discussion: Logistics consequences of the Gothenburg container port labor conflict
 
10:30-11:00  Coffee
 
Teknologi och modeller för handel
Emmelie Gustafsson – Digitala modeller för effektivitet och kundservice
Sharon Cullinane – The reverse logistics of online clothing returns
Alena Brettmo – The role of Business Improvement District in influencing urban deliveries to establishments.
 
12:00 Lunch

Welcome!

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