future concepts bremen
future concepts bremen - research and the real-life world
The idea behind this was to bring together students and practitioners in limited-term creative laboratories to jointly develop business models which advance digital transformation.
This model was originally created in Tampere, Finland in 2008, and stands for international practical projects under the name DEMOLA. Since 2017, these creative laboratories are to be found in Bremen as well. They have a regional character and direct connection to Bremen’s business community as future concepts bremen.
Each semester, the Chair of Small Business & Entrepreneurship (LEMEX) in the Faculty of Business Studies and Economics at the University of Bremen offers different teaching formats with 100-day creative laboratories, where entrepreneurial solutions for the future are created in a wide range of digital innovation projects. What they all have in common is that students have the opportunity to gain practical experience, make contact with future employers, and become involved in digital development in business hub Bremen.
future concepts bremen is an innovative teaching concept which combines teaching and practical experience. It utilizes digital innovation projects to implement the fundamental idea of research-based learning and supports the transfer of knowledge and technology into business and society. future concepts bremen is funded by the Senator for Industry, Labor, and Europe (SWAE).
Success stories of future concepts bremen – Selected examples
Studi2Go is a practical project by students for students. An Instagram account with lots of interesting and helpful tips for the daily student routine. An idea which came to three students as a result of the upheaval in their daily routine caused by the pandemic.
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Finding a “taker” for high-quality items which had been donated was the motivation for seven students who designed and realized the www.bremenspendet.de website. The platform is simple to negotiate and thus makes donating easier.
Why not try having a job interview at a company? Four young presenters developed a podcast format in which one Bremen company presents itself as a potential employer in every episode. With lots of surprising answers to questions above and beyond the usual company portraits.
A dating app where you first get to know each other via voicemail only, this is the idea behind “Nanda”. A team of five students wanted to try out whether the voice is sufficient as you are getting to know each other to pave the way for a long-term relationship.