The Hans Pihl (Deloitte) Scholarship for Entrepreneurship and Innovation of 2011 was awarded to Janice Tan and Birgir Hafstein from the Master's programme in Entrepreneurship, for excellent academic results as well as demonstrated entrepreneurial skills during their business development processes.
Scholarship holder Janice Tan
has been part of the development of the business project TrafVid based on research results from Lund University. The scholarship was announced with the following statement:
“for excellent academic results during the Master's programme in Entrepreneurship of 2010-2011 as well as a powerful drive and demonstrated leadership skills shown in the business development process during the year. With a strong personality and extensive experiences Janice has successfully contributed to the commercialization of a traffic monitoring system based on research results from Lund University. Her broad experience from international sales and the software industry supplements the qualifications of the researchers and fellow students involved in the project. Janice significantly contributes to the success that the project has achieved so far.”
Scholarship holder Birgir Hafstein
is one of three Master's students in Entrepreneurship working on the development of the research based business project Shapeyard. Birgir was awarded the scholarship with the following announcement:
“for excellent academic results during the Master's programme in Entrepreneurship of 2010-2011 as well as demonstrated leadership and project management skills shown in the development of his business project. Birgir has, together with fellow students and researchers from Lund University, developed a business project based on a design-software that enables clients to create a customized and unique furniture design. During the academic year and the business development process, Birgir has shown clear leadership qualities and reflective analytical skills, which has been crucial for the development of the project.”
Both students were awarded a scholarship of 50.000 SEK.