On February 21st, SDC Innovation Management and Tsinghua’s X-lab organized their first joint innovation workshop. The event involved SDC Innovation Management students and faculty, who engaged in an innovation sparring with the X-lab international innovation teams.
SDC and X-lab also exchanged their experiences in running educational, research and practice oriented platforms which involve linkages among multiple disciplines and geographies, integration of resources within and outside the university, as well as using new learning methods.
The event was co-funded by SDC extraordinary activities funding with the idea to contribute to:
- Making the SDC Social Science programmes more visible and active
- Increasing the awareness and visibility of SDC in general and SDC Social Science programmes in particular among the business community actors in China
- Strengthening and expanding the SDC linkages with the business community
- Enhancing practical applicability and impact of the SDC students projects