The Innovation Research Group (IRG) was established in 2014 to conduct and disseminate high-quality research in innovation, design, STEM and general studies including innovation processes, design thinking and early phase innovation.
IRG’s mission focuses on better understanding innovation as it unfolds in organizations and networks of organizations. Additionally, it disseminates these findings, as well as trains future generations of innovators and engineers to become independent scientists in the field of innovation studies.
To achieve its mission, IRG is committed to:
- Conduct research for publication in peer reviewed journals (Level 1 and 2)
- Organize academic writing workshops
- Implement findings in faculty of engineering programs and courses
- Build networks and arenas with relevant national and international researchers