Learn how to develop a research idea into a new company from experienced entrepreneurs, life science executives and academics.
The programme is an initiative from the University of Oslo, in partnership with Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Karolinska Institutet, University of Copenhagen and Nansen Neuroscience Network. This course provides the skills and network for PhD students, researchers or clinicians to develop their research idea into successful businesses with a commercial output. Applicants are required to bring their own project idea, which will be the framework for the development of a business plan.
Each participant will get a business mentor, who will provide guidance and advice during the process as well as help developing the business plan. All participants will have to do a project pitching at the end of the course, where the three best projects will be awarded a money price.
The School of Health Innovation provides the two courses “Health innovation and entrepreneurship” and “Entrepreneurship in healthcare”. To apply for the Course 2: “Entrepreneurship in healthcare”, you need to have completed Course 1: “Health innovation and entrepreneurship”.
This course requires 4 days of participation in classes in Oslo (depending on the pandemic situation it might be online) as well as 2 days of participation in Copenhagen for the exam project pitching. Participants must also set time aside for the mentorship, the preparation of a business plan and for the preparation of the final project pitch.
Practical issues and expenses
The course is free of cost and the School of Health Innovation covers breakfast, lunch, and dinners as well as two nights of accommodation for each module. We reimburse travel expenses up to 2000 DKK. per module. Taxa is to be pre-approved and no additional accommodations are reimbursed.
The course gives 5 ECTS.
3 modules x 2 days each:
- Module 1: 22-23 September 2022
- Module 2: 27-28 October 2022
- Module 3: 1-2 December 2022
Location for Module 1 and 2 is Oslo. Module 3 will take place in Copenhagen.
For more information about the course and the application form click here!
Application deadline: 26 June 2022 at 23:59