Enterprise and Innovation (Eogl) supports the Business Committee and, in particular, the director of enterprise and innovation in realising the AU business initiative and strengthening collaboration with the public and private sectors. Eogl consists of three units, the Office of Business Collaboration, Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Communication.
AU’s interdisciplinary Business Committee is responsible for the business initiative. The Office of Business Collaboration supports the business committee to achieve the strategic objective of increased collaboration with business and industry. We facilitate collaboration between AU and municipalities, companies, public sector organisations and private organisations.
In collaboration with the rest of the business organisation at AU, we contribute to stronger collaboration across AU.
The goal is for collaboration to be meaningful and valuable for students, researchers, companies and public sector organisations. A number of areas of responsibility in this context include interdisciplinary responsibility for AU Challenge, careers, alumni and CRM.
The Kitchen supports students and researchers in start-ups and entrepreneurship.
The Kitchen works with student entrepreneurship, and academic entrepreneurship for PhDs, postdocs, assistant professors and associate professors through projects such as ‘Science for Society’ and ‘Open Entrepreneurship’.
Communication solves transversal and strategic communication initiatives and creates visibility for the business initiative. Communication is a staff function directly under the director of enterprise and innovation. Employees in Communication