Barcelona, Spain

ENERGHY - Energising Global Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship

when 11 September 2020 - 19 September 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 20

ENERGHY 11-day Summer School is a toolbox and a fresh experience to change perspective for a new generation of global health innovators. Designed to empower postgraduate students, researchers and young professionals to create new business models with global citizen-centric solutions aimed at democratizing health for all.

What will you learn?

You will develop an entrepreneurial mindset; acquiring innovation, management and communication knowledge and skills to create a start-up.


Motivated by the Sustainable Development Goals.
“Learn-by-doing” with real-life cases, challenge-based workshops, discussions with entrepreneurs and coaching sessions, online toolbox and final pitch award.
Leverages talent putting together top hospitals, research, academia, tech transfer and industry partners from across Europe to jointly work on a unique course offer on global health transformation.
Worldwide reach, with participants from around the globe and different backgrounds to enrich perspective and networking.

Target group

MSc and PhD students
Postdoctoral researchers
Young entrepreneurs and professionals interested in Global Health coming from different disciplines.

Course aim

Understand the need for innovation to tackle main Global Health challenges and reach Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Apply an entrepreneurial mindset to drive Global Health innovation.
Analyse innovative business models for better access, equity and sustainability in healthcare.
Develop effective strategies to fully leverage digital transformation in Global health.
Develop a critical mindset by acquiring entrepreneurship and management knowledge and skills to start-up a business.
Develop effective communication skills to deliver a winning pitch.

Fee info

EUR 20: Tuition free since the ENERGHY Summer School 2020 has been awarded funding from EIT Health which is supported by EIT, a body of the European Union.

The estimated value price for this course is 1000€.

Accepted candidates will be required to pay 20€ to cover the registration fees by the University of Barcelona and cover their travel and accommodation costs.

A number of scholarships are offered for this course, further information will be available during the recruitment process.