For Students

The Innovation Camp is an opportunity to test and boost your innovation and collaboration skills in a multidisciplinary setup while solving a conceptual design and prototype development challenge in a real-life, sound tech industry setting.

Who is the Camp for?

The Innovation Camp is open to students from specific educations of the following universities: AU, DTU, and AAU and students from Struer Statsgymnasium. To enrol in the Innovation Camp, please visit the following pages for further eligibility information. Note that there is a limited number of spots.

  • Contact at AU: Lars G. Johansen, lgj@ece.au.dk 
  • Contact at DTU: Finn T. Agerkvist, ftag@dtu.dk
  • Contact at AAU: tbc.
  • Struer Statsgymnasium: Mads Brinkmann Pedersen, mbp@stgym.dk

The course allows you to​...

  • Expand your professional network and competencies 
  • Try concept development in practice 
  • Work in small, multidisciplinary teams​​

All students bring different academic skill sets and methodologies to the table – all of which are crucial for the industry’s ability to create innovative and sustainable solutions for the future.

On the first day of the course, you and your team will be presented with this year’s brief, presenting you with an audio-themed design and development challenges. Over 3 weeks, the course will take you through all the steps of an intense innovation process, from the initial ideation and cross-disciplinary concept development over end-user and feasibility considerations, as well as sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment, to the final presentation of a working prototype, which must be presented to a board at the end of the course. 

The course will teach you to...

  • Cooperate in multidisciplinary team activities 
  • Propose and justify the value of new innovative technical solutions 
  • Conduct disciplinary analysis of a real-life industrial problem 
  • Present disciplinary research to stakeholders with different disciplinary backgrounds​​

Practical information

The course is a 3-week on-site summer course in Struer (the North-Western part of Jutland). All students are accommodated at a local boarding school close to Sound Hub Denmark, where the teaching and project work occurs

The course includes the entire board and lodging. However, there is a 3,000 DKK participation fee to cover the food (all meals included).