Advanced Program MedTech Business

27.11. - 1.12.2017
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Università della Svizzera italiana, Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, Lugano

Comprehensive advanced program on MedTech Entrepreneurship at USI.

Structure and content of the course
This one-week comprehensive course takes the participant on a journey through the entire process of creating a medical device or diagnostic company from idea generation to venture financing. It covers the state of the MedTech industry, assessing market opportunities, product development, business plans, the design of preclinical and clinical studies, capital sources, IP, regulatory affairs and reimbursement.

Lectures will be complemented by case studies and extensive discussions. Participants are grouped into teams to work on their ideas and have the opportunity to present their work at the end of the course to a panel of experts in medical technology.

Lectures and seminars will be held by a world-class team of lecturers and instructors from industry and venture capital.

Who should attend?
The program is tailored to the needs of individuals who plan to create and finance a medical device or diagnostic company. Our target public includes:

  • Scientists and engineers wishing to commercialize medical devices and diagnostic services
  • Entrepreneurs and managers from MedTech companies who wish to explore and better understand the global sector

The number of participants is limited to 30.

Course objectives
The course provides existing and potential entrepreneurs with the necessary network, tools and expertise to increase the chance for success whether they are exploring creating a venture or growing an existing business.

Access to a faculty of real-world business experts gives participants a chance to learn about and participate in the entrepreneurial process.

Through these connections to seasoned entrepreneurial business executives, venture capitalists and service providers, the program can help build momentum for emerging ventures.


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