The Program

PHASE I

Bootcamp

(5 weeks)

  • Team building
  • Introductory lectures in business, healthcare and design thinking
  • Learning tools to succeed in the clinical immersion phase

Phase II

Clinical immersion

(8 weeks)

  • Immersion in the daily routine of a top hospital of Barcelona, participating in the daily routine of patients and medical teams
  • Identifying real and unmet / under-met clinical needs to later develop a medical solution

Phase III

Invent

(10 weeks)

  • Filtering the needs identified in the clinical immersion and selecting one to develop a solution
  • Prototyping first approaches of the solution / device
  • Interacting with renowned healthcare entrepreneurs, inventors and healthcare professionals to get feedback

Phase IV

Implement

(14 weeks)

  • Designing the new business model
  • Interviews with potential costumers, following the Lean LaunchPad methodology 
  • International roadtrips to validate the business model

Graduation Day

  • Public presentation of the project to the community & investors

 

The fellows experience

350
hours

Clinical immersion

150
hours

Mentoring

450
hours

Lessons

Syllabus

Health

  • Medicine 1.0
  • Breakthroughs in Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Healthcare Systems
  • Health Economics
  • Health Technology Assessment
  • Clinical Trial Design
  • Global Health
  • Pharma & MedTech Industries

Business

  • Business Models & Value Chain in Healthcare
  • Business Model Design
  • Business Innovation
  • Project & People Management
  • Legal & IP Basics
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Reimbursement Basics
  • Finance & funding for innovative projects

Design & Technology

  • Product Development
  • Prototyping
  • Advanced materials
  • eHealth & mHealth
  • Robotics & Sensors
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Internet of Things
  • Naming & Branding

Skills

Soft skills

  • Teamwork Skills
  • Networking Skills
  • Presentation Skills
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Leading the team

Thinking skills

  • Design thinking
  • Strategic thinking