Challenge exposition

Mentors explain the challenge to the students and point them to the resources (books, videos, articles, studies) so they can explore the topic and deepen their understanding of the problem. The problem / topic should be a real-life problem that students are aware....

Online self-presentation

Each student briefly presents her or himself using online an online collaboration platform* used for the project. Each student explains his own motivation and attitude towards innovation and entrepreneurship in any of the following ways: Responding to 5 simple...

Online exploration

Students use internet sources to find answers and deepen their understanding of the problem. Students should crosscheck every information and realise that not everything they read online is true when it comes to complex issues. For instance, IDEATE 2016 problem of...

Group creation

Each team of students should have 4 to 6 members. According to IDEATE experience smaller groups will simply produce less ideas while larger groups need a strong leader and allow some members to “hide”.  More on team size..  The aim of IDEATE is to recreate...

Problem mapping

By now students should have a good overview on the topic. They have researched it, read about it and discussed the ideas online. At this stage students should identify what exact problem is their team about to solve. To achieve this each member can put everything they...