How do you envision the future of mobility?
Make your ideas count by joining the Innovathon 2021. A new course at UZH for Master and Doctoral students based on challenges from industry partners.
Mobility of the future will be digital. It is expected to be connected, (partly) autonomous, post-fossil, and clean with benefits for health, environmental sustainability, and the economy.
This transformation depends on developments in various disciplines including data science, law, ethics, geography, medical and health sciences and economics. This course provides an introduction to the digitalization of mobility from the perspectives of these disciplines.
Develop innovative ideas with the support from a challenge partner. Make your ideas count. Ideas with high potential will be given the chance to be further developed after the course.
Gain unique and valuable experience for life! Learn about the digitalization of mobility, create ideas with your interdisciplinary team, develop your innovation skills, and grow your network.
The course consists of a preparatory lecture block and the 48h Innovathon. Participating students hand in two assignments and present their idea to the jury at the end of the Innovathon.
September 13th-14th: Lecture block
September 30st-2nd of October: Innovathon
The course takes place in the facilities of the University of Zurich
This course is open for Master and Doctoral students from all disciplines. Bring your knowledge in law, psychology, data science, geography or econnomics and help your team get a multi-perspective understanding of the challenge.
Are you a curious person who would like to learn more about digital mobility and develop your innovation skills? Then this course is for you.
Master students can earn 3 ECTS credits
Lecturers from four UZH faculties share their perspective on the digitalization of mobility
The Innovathon 2021: The Digitalization of Mobility is brought to you by the Digital Society Initiative, Mobility Community (DSI) and the UZH Innovation Hub, Cluster for Digital Innovation. Do not hesitate to get in contact with the organizing team if you have any questions about this course.
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The aim of the Digital Society Initiative is to reflect on and actively shape digitalization and its impact on society, politics, economy and culture. It fosters interdisciplinary and interfaculty research, it supports new digitalization research and serves as a resource for digital competencies. In addition, DSI also sees it role in establishing a dialogue with the general public.