APPLICATION FORM: The Co-Innovation MasterClass April – June 2021

Join our Co-Innovation MasterClass, a unique Co-Innovation program connecting actors from startups, corporates, and universities and become a Co-Innovation Facilitator! The MasterClass will take place between April and June 2021 in a fully online format and is – as it is the pilot run – free of charge! Participation is limited to 42 seats only!

Deadline for Application: 31st January 2020.

Who can apply?

We invite: 

  • 14 corporation managers or employees who are looking for new ways to innovate with startups;
  • 14 startup entrepreneurs willing to test their ability to effectively collaborate with corporates;
  • 14 university students who are eager to learn through solving complex problems in practice; 

to join this unique program.

What are the requirements?

This course is an advanced program. You need to have the “Co-Innovation Journey for Startups and Corporates” MOOC completed before attending this course. Students need to have completed the full track.  Experienced corporate managers and entrepreneurs (at least 3 years of work experience) can take the fast track of the MOOC.

How to apply?

Please fill-in the online application form below.

Deadline for applications: January 31st 2021

Selection Criteria 

The Co-Innovation MasterClass is limited to 42 participants (14 university students, 14 Corporate managers or employees, 14 Start-ups/entrepreneurs). 

We will select the 42 final participants (+9 for a waiting list) according to the following criteria: 

  • Successful “Co-Innovation Journey for Startups and Corporates” MOOC completion (fast/full track);
  • Diversity in gender;
  • Diversity in country of origin (30 places are reserved for EU residents, 12 places are open for participants from all over the world);
  • Diversity in industry;
  • Background / Motivation / Interest (matchmaking with other applicants);
  • Record of achievement of MOOC.

Selected participants will be asked to sign an agreement to ensure commitment upfront. 

Decision and notifications: from February 22nd 2021 on 

Team Formation 

The selected participants will be put in teams of 6 (2 students, 2 corporates, 2 entrepreneurs) to work on a challenge in the frame of the MasterClass. Team formation will be done by Corship team before the start of the MasterClass, mainly based on matchmaking of interest as well as diversity in gender and industry.

We are trying to form very diverse groups so that the output of the teams can be as unbiased as possible.

To apply for the April – June 2021 Co-Innovation MasterClass, we offer you here two opportunities for your application:

  • Either you fill in the Online Application Form down below;
  • Or you can download the application template here and send it to including all the requested annexes.

Online application form:

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