This course focuses on the interplay between research and entrepreneurship when creating innovations with a societal impact. The aim is to give participants more insight into establishing relationships with the industry and deepen their understanding of how to best align interests with the industry and assess innovative projects. It will combine theoretical aspects, showcases and testimonials from invited speakers, and practical sessions that take into consideration and draw inspiration from the diverse backgrounds of the participants. Basic concepts will be first introduced in traditional lectures, after which the participants get to demonstrate their understanding of the subject through showcases, exercises and teamwork assignments.