Ørsted Innovation Award

Are you the student who deserves it this year?


Have you demonstrated your ability to think outside the box in a project at Aarhus BSS? Or maybe used your creative courage to come up with new ideas which had a positive impact on your fellow students?

Then you should apply for the Ørsted Innovation Award. Aside from the recognition, the recipient of the Ørsted Innovation Award receives a grant of DKK 15,000.

Describe your work within one of these four areas to be considered for the Ørsted Innovation Award:

  • Demonstrated ability to be creative and think outside the box in a thesis or a project (e.g., has created a new approach for simplifying a complex task or process; has created a solution to a specific problem identified by students and/or Aarhus BSS)

  • Collaborated or partnered with others in a new way to solve a challenge
  • Generated an innovative idea with a positive impact on students and/or Aarhus BSS (e.g., created a new way to develop student skills and competencies; a new way to enhance collaboration and networking etc.)
  • Established a start-up business based on an innovative idea

Who can apply?
All students currently enrolled at Aarhus BSS (regardless of line and year of study).

Why apply for the Ørsted Innovation Award?
The award will benefit your CV as it will emphasize your ability to think outside the box and create value. Those are qualifications many companies are looking for in potential candidates. In short: It’s a way to distinguish yourself. 

How to apply?
It is not possible to apply for the award at the moment.

Innovation at Ørsted

Innovation has made Ørsted a global leader within green energy. Our name refers to the innovative Danish scientist Hans Christian Ørsted who spearheaded several scientific discoveries, including the discovery of electromagnetism, which helped lay the scientific foundation for how today’s societies are powered.

For Ørsted, innovation is bigger than a product or a technological platform. It’s a mindset they apply to pursue new paths in their search for new and better solutions. Ørsted ia always on the lookout for inventive, curious and bright minds who will help them turn our vision of a world that runs entirely on green energy into reality. 

Receiving the award - regulations

The award is given under the rules of Danish taxation. This means that the award is taxable and we, Aarhus BSS Career & Alumni, inform SKAT about the award.


If you have any questions, please contact Aarhus BSS Career & Alumni.