BioEntrepreneurship i-Day in Munich

Event overview
  • November 17, 2018, 9:00 am–8:00 pm
  • Am Klopferspitz 19a, 3rd floor, 82152 Martinsried,
    Germany
  • Free
  • Event Website

This event is in the past

Are you interested in becoming an innovator? Have you discovered healthcare problems worth to be solved by a biotech solution? Would you like to start designing your own product idea and become a Biotech Entrepreneur?

If the answer is YES to any (or all) of the above, then the BioM BioEntrepreneur i-Day (Saturday, 17th Nov 2018, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm along with an after party) is just the right event for you.

The BioEntrepreneur i-day is a day of inspirational talks and health innovation training, supporting you in the design and pitch of your innovative product idea.

Who is it for?

  • (Postgraduate) students, postdocs, young medical doctors, who would like to experience “design thinking” and receive “pitch coaching”.
  • Young entrepreneurs from all faculties: science, engineering, social sciences and medicine to form interdisciplinary teams.

What is it all about? Bring your own challenge to work on or work on the i-day challenge: “Personalized Medicine – How to implement omics-based therapies in the clinical routine?”

Work with peers from across disciplines to create innovative solutions for real-life challenges to be solved by the biotech industry and compete for Gold (two-day journey to London to take part in the European EIT Health iDay Winners’ Event), Silver € 300 and Bronze € 200 Awards. All award-winning teams receive an extra half day of personal start-up coaching from BioM.

Purpose: to boost the innovation spirit among academics at Universities and Research Institutes across Europe and kick-start innovation in the area of healthcare.

Benefits:

  • Prizes and visibility: teams have the chance to pitch their solutions for Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards
  • Real-life healthcare challenges: challenges are sourced from life science experts; you may bring your own challenge to the table
  • Develop an innovative healthcare product or service idea
  • Inspirational speakers will share their experience of the possibilities and rewards of health innovation
  • Participants will learn practical innovation tools and will be supported through the creation of solutions to real life challenges
  • Peer-to-peer connections: meet colleagues from across diverse faculties
  • Future opportunities: join the active alumni program and participate in follow-up networking events. Innovation Day Gold winners will be invited to apply for a European Winners’ Event
  • Receive an EIT Health Certificate of Participation

Register here.

Contact:
Dr. Angelika Leppert (leppert@bio-m.org)

Author:
Mohammad Chehadé (mohammad.chehade@eithealth.eu)

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i-Days or also known as Innovation Days are 1 to 2-day events that aim to encourage and promote health innovation amongst students. Students receive an introduction to practical health innovation tools and work in multidisciplinary teams to tackle real life health challenges in healthy living and active ageing. The 2016 and 2017 i-Days provided training and inspiration to hundreds of students in three CLCs. In 2018 we wish to scale these i-Days to include students from all EIT Health CLCs and strengthen the i-Days network across Europe. In Germany, BioM and the RWTH Aachen University are running their own days on the 17thand 19thof November respectively.

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