Make a solution that really works

Education

Program offers lectures and workshops on how to develop a solution – a new product or drug – and what inventors need to understand about business and finance when targeting on to exploit the commercial value of their solutions.

Lectures and workshops are open for anyone interested in how to develop a new solution in health tech and life science space, and how to exploit the commercial value that it creates. Students can get also graduate and post-graduate level credits for their studies.

All our courses can be found from SPARK Finland Moodle.

R&D IN HEALTH TECH AND LIFE SCIENCES – SPRING 2018

The lecture series is part of the BTK2100 Biotechnical product development (5 ECTS) course organized in University of Tampere by SPARK Finland.

The lectures are open for all interested.

Lecture time: 16:15-18:00

Places simultaneously: Arvo Building, Arvo Ylpön katu 34 (Tampere) and Terkko Health Hub, Haartmaninkatu 4 (Helsinki)

TOPICS:

16.1.2018    Introduction to life science R&D

25.1.2018    Product development process

30.1.2018    Product market fit

13.2.2018    Design thinking in R&D projects

13.3.2018    IPR issues

27.3.2018    Regulation and quality

10.4.2018     Clinical trials

24.4.2018    Proof-of-concept and relevance

8.5.2018      Project and process management

22.5.2018    Manufacturing (CMC) considerations

BUSINESS & FINANCE – FALL 2018

Preliminary lecture schedule:

(Most of the lectures can be followed also online through web based live feed and will be also recorded for later use)

Lecture 1 30.8. 16-18 Introduction of health tech and life science industries
Lecture 2 4.9. 16-18 Entrepreneurial mindset and business thinking
Lecture 3 18.9. 16-18 Business economics and business models
Lecture 4 2.10. 16-18 Team building and how to establish a company
Lecture 5 25.10. 16-18 Entrepreneurial finance
Lecture 6 30.10. 16-18 Legal aspects of partnering and finance
Lecture 7 13.11. 16-18 Design thinking in Business
Lecture 8 27.11. 16-18 Go to market approaches
Lecture 9 29.11. 16-18 Market analysis / How to structure a VC pitch
Seminar 18.12. 16-18 Group work presentations

Couse is also part of TUT curriculum: BMT-86106 Health Technology and Life Science Business, 5 cr http://www.tut.fi/opinto-opas/wwwoppaat/opas2018-2019/perus/aineryhmat/Biolaaketieteen_tekniikka/BMT-86106.html

Register yourself to course Moodle: www.sparkfinland.fi/Moodle

 

See events for lecture dates and details.

Notion: The lecture dates will be updated throughout the year.
Please follow event calendar or contact SPARK Finland for more information.

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