OPEN EVENT: Girls Day in Science – Technology For All People

Inspirational talks, lunch & facilitated universal design workshop with case by Pressalit A/S


DTU Skylab and DTU Entrepreneurship invite 30 DTU students across study lines to join a half day of inspiration, network and hands-on workshop unfolding what, why and how to drive societal, sustainability and social change.


Meet and be inspired by students, researchers, experts and entrepreneurs who work to create a social difference by enabling or developing technologies that benefit people of diverse needs.

Get hands-on experience in a facilitated workshop on how to work with universal design while solving a real challenge presented by Pressalit A/S – awarded for their universal design solutions and interested to onboard engineering students to jointly solve their challenge.


Co-developed by the DTU Skylab initiative “Technology Leaving No One Behind” who can further support your ideas to Pressalit A/S and interest in Universal Design, in case you are interested.


30 free seats for DTU students (of any gender). Sign up today HERE





11:00             Welcome and Talk: Entrepreneurship and Universal Design at DTU

Sannie Fisker, Deputy Head of Center, Centre for Technology Entrepreneurship

Marie Louise Pollmann, Larsen, Project Manager, DTU Skylab


11:15             Talk: Bias in STEM and Entrepreneurship

Constanza Reyes, PhD Student, DTU Entrepreneurship


11:25             Talk: Turning student idea into a startup

Ella Jade Smoraczewska Harris, DTU Student and CEO & Founder of Uvisa Health


11:35             Talk: The potential of Universal design – importance of educating engineers to Leave no on behind’

Camilla Ryhl, Head of Research & Development, ‎Bevica Fonden


11:45             Talk: Design for disabilities for the benefit of all

Anne Mette Thy Tygesen, Industrial Designer, Pressalit A/S


12:55             Tour of DTU Skylab innovation facilities, lunch and networking


12:45             Workshop intro: Co-creating innovative solutions for everyone

Dagný Valgeirsdóttir. Postdoc., DTU Management & DTU Skylab


13:15             Workshop: Solve challenge presented by Pressalit A/S using universal and startup tools. Hand-on with innovation, universal design and startup tools. Pitch your idea to end-users and Pressalit.


15:00 End of Program



We will make sure that the program and locations comply with the governmental COVID-19 regulations applicable at the time!



Wed 06 Oct 21
11:00 - 15:00