Funding for master projects

We wish to create and transfer new knowledge at Reykjavik University. We achieve this through strategic collaboration with industry, which we see as key in nurturing a culture of innovation that creates value for our partners and society in the short and long term.

Together we create new ideas, enterprises, services and products and strengthen Icelandic industry.

Student projects in cooperation with industry

Reykjavik University, in cooperation with four key players in Icelandic industry, hereby calls for project proposals for funded MSc projects for the school year 2016-2017. Project supervisors within every academic department can submit applications. Information about the collaboration with each partner, including deadlines and the relevant application documents, are accessible below.

Partners:

Icelandair Group

IcelandairGroupIcelandair Group and Reykjavik University have made a collaboration agreement about entrepreneurship, innovation, research and education in the fields of airline services and tourism.

Grants for MSc / ML student projects

Project supervisors can apply for grants for MSc-level student projects commencing in the fall semester 2016 or spring semester 2017. The application deadline is 18 March 2015. A joint steering committee will evaluate the applications and announce the results by 15 April 2015.

An information session about potential projects with Icelandair Group will be held in room V101 Wednesday 16 March at 15:00. The session is open to both students and supervisors.

Icelandair – RU Joint Steering Committee:

Joint Steering Committee Liason:

  • Birna Thorarinsdottir, Industry Relations Project Manager (birnath@ru.is)

Isavia

Isavia logoIsavia and RU have made a collaboration agreement about research on air traffic, especially air navigation and airport operations.

Grants for MSc/ML and PhD-level student projects

Project supervisors can apply for grants for MSc/ML and PhD-level research undertaken in the fall semester 2016 or spring semester 2017. The application deadline is 25 April 2016. A joint steering committee will evaluate the applications and announce the results by 3 May 2016.

An information session about potential projects with Isavia will be held in room V101 on Tuesday 5 April at 15:00. The session is open to both students and supervisors.

Isavia – RU Joint Steering Committee:

LS Retail

LS-RetailLS Retail and Reykjavik University have signed an agreement of co-operation to strengthen research and education in the fields of IT and business.

Grants for MSc / ML student projects

Project supervisors can apply for grants for MSc- / ML-level student projects commencing in the fall semester 2016 or spring semester 2017. The application deadline is 6 April 2016. A joint steering committee will evaluate the applications and announce the results by 20 April 2016.

An information session about potential projects with LS Retail will be held in room V108 on Thursday 17 March at 15:00. The session is open to both students and supervisors.

LS Retail – RU Joint Steering Committee:

Fisheries Iceland

SFS_logo_CMYK-copy_rgb_600_600Fisheries Iceland and RU have signed an agreement of co-operation to strengthen research and innovation in the Icelandic fishing industry, with the aim of increasing sustainability, improve the utilization of products and increase the number of jobs in the industry.

Grants for MSc / ML student projects 

Project supervisors can apply for grants for MSc-/ ML- level student projects commencing in the fall semester 2016 or spring semester 2017. The application deadline is 6 April 2016. A joint steering committee will evaluate the applications and announce the results by 20 April 2016.


An information session about potential projects with Fisheries Iceland will be held in room V101 Tuesday 15 March at 15:00. The session is open to both students and supervisors.

Fisheries Iceland – RU Joint Steering Committee:

  • Þóranna Jónsdóttir, Dean of RU School of Business (thoranna@ru.is)
  • Páll Jensson, Professor, School of Science and Engineering (pallj@ru.is)
  • Brynjólfur Eyjólfsson, Marketing Manager at HB Grandi (brynjolfur@hbgrandi.is)
  • Karen Kjartansdóttir, Information Officer at Fisheries Iceland (karen@sfs.is)


Applications

  • Applications with the requested documentation shall be submitted to atvinnulif@ru.is
  • To fill out the application forms, please download them and save a copy before filling out.
  • The application deadline for Icelandair Group, LS Retail and Icelandic Fisheries is April 6th, 2016. The application deadline for Isavia is April 25th.
  • Further information is given by Jóhanna Vigdís Guðmundsdóttir, (johannavigdis@ru.is).


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