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Innovation in Medicine, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 5 days
    Duration
University rank #66 (ARWU) ,
This Innovation in Medicine course is offered by the University of Groningen. The IPIM Summer School takes place in Groningen, the Netherlands with the aim of teaching students about private sector priorities and the societal impact of their research, in order to help them to become fully equipped translational researchers.

About

Industry Perspectives on Innovative Medicine (IPIM), is a one-week interactive school for advanced undergraduate and master students who want to learn about the broader, non-academic, setting of biomedical research.

IPIM provides participants with a unique opportunity to learn from different speakers from the private sector (e.g. Pharma, Drug Development, Biotech, Diagnostics and Food & Nutrition), as well as experts in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property Rights, and Research Funding.

This Innovation in Medicine course is offered by the University of Groningen.

The week-long school is split between guest speakers, site visits and interactive workshops, where students work with the experienced business coaches of the Groningen Business Generator in groups to form a business proposal based on their some of their own research.

During the final day of IPIM participants present their group proposal as an investor pitch in front of an expert jury. The pitch deemed the most original and commercially viable is awarded a prize.

Recognition of Acheivement

Students who successfully complete the school are awarded a certificate of participation.

Organization

IPIM is organized by the Graduate School of Medical Sciences (GSMS) of the University of Groningen/University Medical Center Groningen, in close cooperation with the Groningen Business Generator, and students get a chance to learn from representatives of both large and small pharmaceutical companies, as well as academic researchers and business developers.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 5 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Participants gain insight into non-academic decision making processes and the societal value of biomedical research. Additionally, they get experience in implementing new concepts in their research proposals, including customer value, competition, competitive advantage, and team importance.

For more information, please visit the course website.

Audience

Who can participate in IPIM?

The Industry Perspectives on Innovative Medicine Summer School is open to advanced undergraduate students in the biomedical sciences and master students engaged in biomedical research.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    300 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 5 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
The participation fees for IPIM cover the costs of teaching materials, daily lunch and snacks, transport to and from site visits and two social events.

Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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