Engage – Centre for Engaged Education through Entrepreneurship

Full name: Centre for Engaged Education through Entrepreneurship
Affiliation: NTNU and Nord University
Field of study: Entrepreneurship
Website: Engage – Centre for Engaged Education through Entrepreneurship
SFU status: 2016–2021
Centre director: Øystein Widding

Engage works to increase the number of students with entrepreneurial skills and mindsets that make them change agents in a variety of contexts in Norway and the rest of the world. The purpose of the Centre is to educate students to meet complex societal challenges through entrepreneurship whatever the trade or industry they enter.

Engage develops education for students from all disciplines and professions. The Centre focuses on students’ commitment and creativity to enable them to manage future challenges. Through interdisciplinary cooperation in real-life projects, students gain knowledge and competence both inside and outside the classroom.

With their partners (listed below), students can develop their own businesses, bringing business ides to life and work with real societal challenges. Through a consortium consisting of the NTNU Entrepreneurship School, Nord University Business School, Spark NTNU, TrollLABS and Experts in Teams at NTNU, Engage will have dedicated learning and research activities. The Centre also has other partners domestically and abroad.