Innovation Pilots


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

The semester consists of an industrial internship in a relevant Danish company. The total work load of the semester must be equivalent to 30 ECTS. The project should be finalised with a project report or in the form of a scientific paper.

Learning objectives


  • Have gained knowledge and understanding of theoretical reflective work
  • Have gained insight into intercultural communication and its implications.


  • Be able to describe the problem solved and the criteria applied for its solution
  • Be able to evaluate the concepts, theories and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem
  • Be able to account for the choices made during the solution of the problem, and to substantiate that these are made on a high professional level
  • Be able to assess the limitations of the concepts, theories and methodologies applied in the solution of the problem.


  • Be able to analyse and solve an actual problem of industrial relevance through application of systematic research and development processes, including advanced analytical, experimental, and/or numerical methods and models.

Type of instruction

The student is included in the company’s daily work. Concurrent to the work in the company, the student makes a report which is evaluated after ending the internship.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 25 ECTS course module the expected workload is 750 hours for the student.



Name of examInnovation Pilots
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination

Facts about the module

Danish titleInnovationspilot
Module codeM-GIM-K3-1
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Industry and Global Business Development
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science