The Academany is launching the Diploma Thesis program to support the development of projects within the Fab Lab Network through an acceleration program, and to increase the impact of Fab Labs in society by bringing great ideas to reality.
The Diploma Thesis offers a distributed development platform for innovators and researchers within the Fab Lab network. The program will run in collaboration with experts in different fields of knowledge and practice such as business models, crowd-funding, advanced manufacturing, lean innovation, among other, to help participants to accelerate projects incubated within the different Academany programs to the next step of development, research, and implementation.
The Diploma Thesis is aimed to have multiple exits, it could be considered as an incubation (business), research (education) or development (social) process to increase the impact of projects from the Fab Lab community.
The ACADEMANY DIPLOMA THESIS runs for 9 months, from September to June.
Application open May 13 and close June 12
To apply for the Diploma Thesis you need:
To be graduated or about to be graduated of any of the Academany courses;
To fill this application form;
To be interviewed (in-person or via skype) by one of the program faculty members.
After you submit this form, the Fab Lab you selected will review your profile and send us feedback on the status of your application.
If the Fab Lab approves your application, Central Coordination will send you an Acceptance Letter with payment instructions.
If you do not meet the above criteria but you still feel that you would contribute to the program, please send an introductory email to Jani.Ylioja@oulu.fi making your case for consideration.
Tuition for the year 2019 is 4000 USD Central Costs + Local Costs (established by the Nodes).
If you have any further questions please refer to: Jani.Ylioja@oulu.fi