Initiator and co-founder of SHOPA. Design thinking expert and a great fan of the DT methodology and its utilization in innovation. Awarded with the Top 500 Innovators scholarship at Stanford University. Trainer of design thinking methodology, blue ocean strategy, negotiation, management. He founded and managed ‘incubators of Academic Entrepreneurship’ for 12 years. He specializes in academic entrepreneurship and knowledge and technology transfer from science to business. He was an Innovation Broker at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz, former Director of the Centre of Regional Innovation. Enthusiast of sailing and skiing. In SHOPA responsible strategic development.
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz. He graduated from the Faculty of Technology and Chemical Engineering of the same university (previously University of Technology and Agriculture in Bydgoszcz). He also studied at the University of Siegen in Germany (ERASMUS) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), where he graduated his PhD. He worked as an innovation specialist at TZMO SA, senior network specialist at the Enterprise Europe Network at the Torun Regional Development Agency SA and researcher at Aquaporin A / S. He gained knowledge and experience within design thinking methodology duringTop 500 Innovators Scholarship at Stanford University and during supervising and implementing DT projects for enterprises with SHOPA team (19 projects implemented between 2013-2015). He shares his experience during trainings and workshops.
Mateusz is a PhD student at the University of Technology and Life Science in Bydgoszcz. Awarded with the Top 500 Innovators scholarship at Stanford University. He started his first job as a technician during studies. Working as a technician gave him the opportunity to research topics that combine technology, medicine and biology. Natural born explorer, curious about the world, and at the same time with such a vast distance and tasteful humor that everyone likes. In SHOPA Team responsible for SHOPA Labs.
Filip is one of the first students who became SHOPA team member. Here he found out what is DT methodology and was bitten by design thinking bug. He graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz. He likes to ask a lot of questions, but never asks the same question twice. He can find positives in every situation, always smiling, he knows how to lighten the atmosphere. As no one he can prove to others that impossible is nothing! In SHOPA Team responsible for cooperation with companies and implementing design thinking methodology in their projects.
Political Science and International Relations Graduate from University of Szczecin. Head of the Centre of Technology Transfer of the Regional Centre for Innovation and Technology Transfer at West Pomeranian University of Technology in Szczecin. In SHOPA team responsible for strategic planning, the shape and scope of training and intellectual property rights, especially in the context of projects. Incurable optimist, productiveness, speed and coffee enthusiast.
Assistant at the Faculty of Management at the University of Technology and Life Sciences in Bydgoszcz. He conducts research on hybrid education methods, blended learning techniques, as well as innovative solutions in the field of motivation and evaluation of different areas of education. Data Communications and Management Graduate, which, combined with the experience gained during his studies in Dronten University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark determines his scientific multidisciplinary. He is Head of Business Intelligence Systems Laboratory within the Regional Innovation Centre. "Transformation.doc" participant at the University of Wageningen in the Netherlands. Sport, cinema, music and travel enthusiast, as well as an entrepreneur looking for innovative solutions for traditional services. In SHOPA team responsible for teaching and DiamonDT project.