Funding for master projects

Student projects in cooperation with industry

Reykjavik University, in cooperation with key players in Icelandic industry, hereby calls for project proposals for funded MSc projects for the school year 2017-2018. 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.

Information sessions March 28th-31st

  • Isavia – March 28 at 12:00, room M104

  • SFS/Fisheries Iceland – March 28 at 12:30, room M104

  • Icelandair Group – March 29 at 12:00, room M209

  • Eimskip – March 30 at 12:00, room M209

  • LS Retail – April 7 at 12:00, room M104

The sessions are open to both students and supervisors. Application deadline is April 30 2017 and applications should be sent via email to atvinnulif@ru.is A joint steering-committee will evaluate the applications and announce the results by 10 May 2017.

Further information is given by Margrét H. Þóroddsdóttir, Industry Relations project manager: margretth@ru.is

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.

Partners

Icelandair 

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

Icelandair – RU Joint Steering Committee

  • Páll Melsted Ríkharðsson, Dean of RU School of Business
  • Guðrún Sævarsdóttir, Dean of RU School of Science and Engineering
  • Magnús Þ. Lúðvíksson , Business Development, Icelandair Group
  • Bragi Baldursson, Head of Design at Icelandair

Joint Steering Committee Liason:

Isavia 

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

Isavia – RU Joint Steering Committee:

  • Guðrún Sævarsdóttir, Dean of RU School of Science and Engineering
  • Yngvi Björnsson, Dean of RU School of Computer Science
  • Hjalti Pálsson, Manager Research & Development ANS
  • Sigurdur Olafsson, Director Human Resources Isavia

Joint Steering Committee Liason:

Eimskip

Eimskip and RU signed an agreement of co-operation to strengthen research, innovation and education related to liner services.

Eimskip – RU Joint Steering Committee

  • Páll Melsted Ríkharðsson Dean of RU School of Business
  • Hera Grímsdóttir Head of Building Department at RU School of Science and Engineering
  • Gylfi Sigfússon CEO of Eimskip
  • Elín Hjálmsdóttir Vice President of Human Resources at Eimskip

Joint Steering Committee Liason:

LS Retail

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

  • Project proposal (coming soon)
  • Application template (coming soon)
  • Budget template

LS Retail – RU Joint Steering Committee:

  • Stefan Wendt, assistant professor at the School of Business
  • Henning Arnór Úlfarsson, assistant professor at the School of Computer Science
  • Daði Kárason, CTO at LS Retail
  • Bergþóra Hrund Ólafsdóttir Chief HR Officer at LS Retail

Joint Steering Committee Liason:

Fisheries Iceland 

Fisheries 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.

Fisheries Iceland – RU Joint Steering Committee:

  • Páll Melsted Ríkharðsson Dean of RU School of Business
  • Páll Jensson, Professor, School of Science and Engineering
  • Brynjólfur Eyjólfsson, Marketing Manager at HB Grandi
  • Heiðrún Lind Marteinsdóttir, Managing Director at Fisheries Iceland   

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