Netherlands, Eindhoven

Wellbeing - Healthy lifestyle and behavioural change

when 5 August 2018 - 17 August 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee EUR 750

Get insights in the latest digital technology innovation and business development this summer!

The population is getting older, the healthcare costs are increasing, the changes in society are growing faster and emerging consumer empowerment are all key factors that cause large societal challenges. Finding new solutions is important and may also provide new business opportunities.

The Summer School will focuse on innovations and business solutions, based on ICT, that will enable good physical and mental wellbeing for citizens in their private life and at work, as well as reduce the demand for expensive healthcare services.

During this Summer School, wellbeing topics will be introduced through lectures and workshops on lifestyle and wellbeing trends e.g. the latest privacy legislation, new business models, digital solutions to assess, measure (“quantified self”), changing behaviour and promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Participants will explore various hazards to preserving good health and wellbeing at home, at work and in urban settings - and what is needed to reverse these trends. Usability and social aspects that have an impact on a healthy lifestyle will also be part of the course. Participants work in small teams on cases provided by scale-ups and /or large companies like Philips.

The Summer School will take place at the High Tech Campus Eindhoven in Netherlands.

Target group

The admission for the Summer School is open to everyone who is interested in Health and Wellbeing, business, entrepreneurship and Innovation. You can apply by filling out the registration form, which can be found on our website: https://www.eitdigital.eu/eit-digital-academy/summer-schools/healthy-lifestyle-and-behavioural-change/

Course aim

In two weeks you will work in international teams on lifestyle oriented cases. You will develop a value proposition, market strategy and business plan. And maybe start your own business... You will develop a plan for the lifestyle oriented cases provided by startups and partner companies of EIT Digital.

Credits info

4 ECTS
For EIT Digital Master School students the Summer School Health and Wellbeing is rewarded with 4 ECTS. It depends on your own university if they will acknowledge these ECTS.

Fee info

EUR 750: Participation in the Summer School Health and Wellbeing will cost 750 euros, which includes all lectures, material, project work, food and social events. Costs which are not part of the programme are not covered. Costs for travel and lodging have to be borne by the students themselves. Please check our website for more information about the fees.

Scholarships

Stipends are available for students coming from so called ARISE countries. Please check our website.