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CREATE Project

CREATE receives 12 million Danish Kroner grant (equivalent to 17 Crore BDT) from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA) which Associate Professor Mohammad B. Rana from Aalborg University Business School, Denmark, leads that collaborates with Copenhagen Business School, Ahsanullah University of Science and Technology (as local coordinator), Dhaka University, Institute of Business Administration (DU), Bangladesh Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (BGMEA), Danish Fashion and Textile (DM&T), Global Fashion Agenda Copenhagen, Access2Innovation Denmark, SOAS University of London, Manchester Fashion Institute and  Manchester Metropolitan University, UK, and Ethical Trading Initiative, UK.

  • Project Leader: Dr. Mohammad B. Rana, Associate Professor, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Project Period: September 2022-August 2027

Expected Project Outcome

  • 3 PhD double degrees at Dhaka University (DU) and AAUBS/CBS and 2 PhD course modules taught at IBA
  • 3 Article Development Seminars at DU and AUST
  • 2 research seminars to discuss findings with the wider faculty of AUST and DU
  • 1 Joint academic conference between DU and AUST to showcase the findings of CREATE
  • A ‘Centre for Circular Economy (CE) and Sustainable Development’ as a collaboration between DU, AUST, and BGMEA, which will build inter-university linkages to increase research on CE and initiate national innovation systems.