Work-in-Progress: Lean Education/Lean Innovation

  • Andrei Neagu
  • Doru Ursutiu
  • Cornel Samoila
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)


This article analyzes strategies that aim at creating innovative solutions or business concepts on a user-centered approach: lean startup. Those approaches involve customers, potential users, or other stakeholders into their development process. Although there are significant differences between the traditional approach and the lean approach, in our future work we plan to investigate the strategies of applying tailored structures to guiding students in in Higher Education Institutions, in creating market-demanded innovation.


Lean startup Innovation Lean manufacturing Higher education institutions 



We thank the “Durf Ondernemen” team – Gent University for the support in developing the study.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University “Transilvania” BrasovBrasovRomania
  2. 2.University “Transilvania” Brasov, AOSR AcademyBrasovRomania
  3. 3.University “Transilvania” Brasov, ASTR AcademyBrasovRomania

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