Research Centre Entrepreneurship

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Entrepreneurship is inextricably attached to the practice-based approach which is characteristic for higher education. Hanze UAS is in constant contact with companies and institutions which we collaborate with, focusing on education and research. Collectively, we respond actively to developments in the Northern Netherlands.

Enterprising professionals
We educate students to become enterprising and innovative professionals who design their own career, develop and improve their profession and create their own opportunities. From lecturers, we expect the same enterprising attitude.

​Education and support
Hanze UAS offers students ample opportunities to develop enterprising qualities. Initiatives for students and starting entrepreneurs are offered by the Center of Entrepreneurship Value050.

Hanze UAS is thé research partner for small and medium-sized enterprises. Professors and researchers investigate, practically oriented, diverse social issues. Professors, researchers, lecturers and students work together on applied knowledge for entrepreneurs in the Centre of Entrepreneurship.

Hanze UAS has close collaboration with many companies and institutions in order to improve the quality of entrepreneurship. We have diverse partners in entrepreneurship at our disposal.

Research and entrepreneurship
Hanze UAS is thé knowledge partner for small and medium-sizes enterprises. Practice-based research with regard to diverse issues from society is being carried out by professorships. Research in the field of entrepreneurship takes place at professorships attached to the Research Centre Entrepreneurship. Under the instructions of professors, researchers investigate relevant issues from society with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises. In research, the emphasis often is on Energy and Healthy Ageing. Furthermore, we focus on entrepreneurship in transition and stimulation of entrepreneurship and innovation.

Entrepreneurship education
Hanze UAS offers students many possibilities to achieve entrepreneurship qualities. Entrepreneurship education and opportunities for starting entrepreneurs are being organised by the Center of Entrepreneurship Value050. For more information and a list of the activities for students, lecturers and entrepreneurs offered, please visit theCVO/Value050 website​.

​Entrepreneurship College
Every semester, Value050 organises workshops and lectures in the series 'Mastering Entrepreneurship College' – for enterprising professionals - and 'Startup Academy' – for starting entrepreneurs – about business concepting, social media, (crowd) funding, business model canvas, design thinking and marketing and sales, among other things.

Students who have an idea for a company and who would like to design a model or a company plan, can turn to the Research Centre Entrepreneurship and ask for coaching. Experienced entrepreneurs and lecturers can coach you. For example with the development of a company plan, a financial issue or market research.

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draft Physics & Astronomy
theses Physics & Astronomy
Internationalization Business & Economics
International business Business & Economics
The Netherlands Business & Economics
Small and medium-sized enterprises Business & Economics
methylidyne Physics & Astronomy

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Projects 2010 2021

LONT Academie, valorisatie

Grit, A. & Neuteboom, H.

1/06/17 → …

Project: Research


Congresorganisatie 11 oktober 2017

Grit, A., Degenhart, J., Bergsma, A. & Loef, J.

1/05/17 → …

Project: Other


Research Output 1994 2018

Adaptive computational thinking

Braad, E., Faber, H., Degens, N. & Wierdsma, M. 8 Feb 2018

Research output: ProfessionalPoster


Personalized physical activity coaching: a machine learning approach

Dijkhuis, T., Blaauw, F., van Ittersum, M., Velthuijsen, H. & Aiello, M. 19 Feb 2018 In : Sensors. 18, 2, 16 p.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access

Sociale ondernemingen helpen ons op weg

Boersma-de Jong, M. F. & de Jong, G. 30 Jan 2018 In : Dagblad van het Noorden. 1 p.

Research output: PopularArticle

Open Access


Beste Marketing Studieboek 2016

Karel Jan Alsem (Recipient) & Erik Jan Kostelijk (Recipient), 6 Dec 2016

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Master thesis European Leisure Studies

Alexander Grit (Recipient), 5 Jul 1994

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Best Paper Award

Alexander Grit (Recipient), 5 Jun 2013

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2005 2018

Op weg naar ontdekkingsruimte & serendipiteit

Grit, A. (Speaker)
12 Jan 2018

Activity: Invited talk

Metacognition in game-based learning

Braad, E. (Speaker)
5 Mar 2018

Activity: Invited talk

Press / Media

Games tussen kunst en entertainment

Jef Folkerts


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Expert Comment

Veilig appen op de fiets

Chris Dijksterhuis


1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Research

Bewustwording van leefstijl wordt groter door gebruik smartwatch

Aniek Lentferink


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Expert Comment