Netherlands, Utrecht

BioBusiness Summer School

when 26 June 2016 - 1 July 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 1089

Many life scientists will make a switch to industry at some point in their career. Knowledge of business aspects such as product development, IPR, finance and business models are essential to succeed, but in the academia, in which scientists learn their scientific skills, these subjects aren?t often elaborated upon. The BioBusiness Summer School aims to fill the gap. In five days you will learn the basic knowledge of biobusiness, gain insight in the world of Life Sciences companies, meet business leaders, increase your international network and have a great experience in the beautiful city of Amsterdam.

Course Objectives
By the end of the course, participants will
? Be able to describe the challenges in the product development in life sciences industry.
? Have gained insight into the purpose, use, legal and regulatory aspects of intellectual property rights and how to obtain them.
? Be able to discuss various types of business models in life sciences industry.
? Have gained insight into the concept of financial statements, costs and revenue allocations, budgeting and forecasting.
? Recognise opportunities and challenges in starting up a company.
? Have expanded their business network in life sciences.
? Have gained insight into what career opportunities there are in industry.

Course leader

Ratna Lim

Target group

? PhD candidates, post-doctoral fellows and master?s students in the field of Life Sciences
? Scientists in their first industry jobs
? Scientists interested in BioBusiness and/or starting their own company

Course aim

Course objectives
? To get acquainted with the main subjects in BioBusiness
? To gain insight into participants? own interests and capabilities
? To meet and learn from experts and business leaders in Life Sciences industry

Fee info

EUR 1089: Course + course materials + lunch

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