Have students taken into account legal and environmental issues while developing? These are important aspects! This week we've looked into 'intellectual property' & 'creative commons licences'. Now we also know what is meant by 'circular economy' and 'cradle to cradle'.
Can we make up a sustainable business model for our projects end results? Would we find funding? Not that we will all build our own start up as graduates of this curriculum... but why not think about it?! Other partners in the field such as Kea, VOKA Health Community, Leuven.Inc, Sociale Innovatiefabriek, Verhaert and others will be able to give a much more detailled answer in regard to theses questions.
Thanks to their analytical skills engineers are very good at systems thinking for social profit organisations. We have gained insight in terms such as workability and active jobs. We have also learned how to facilitate interaction between people and technology.