Keys to Entrepreneurship in Medtech

This course will show you the personal experience of some of the leading medical technology and digital health entrepreneurs who are running innovative and international companies, encouraging you to choose entrepreneurship. These individuals will explain the keys to starting up your own business; the successes, failures, issues and satisfactions of entrepreneurship in Medtech and Digital Health.

The course is geared towards graduates and undergraduate students in the life sciences, masters and PhD students and young researchers. It is co-organized with IQS Tech Factory and it is possible thanks to the collaboration of Associació de Biotecnòlegs de Catalunya, CataloniaBio & HealthTechDr. Antoni Esteve Foundation and Col·legi d’Enginyers Graduats i Enginyers Tècnics Industrials de Barcelona and the support of ACCIÓ

The language will be Catalan, Spanish or English depending on the speaker. Registration will be open on December 10, 2019.

4 sessions
Price

Whole package: € 45

Venue

Multimedia Room IQS · Via Augusta, 390 · Barcelona

Lecturers
Jordi Naval, Oriol Pascual, Frederich LLordachs and Noemí Balà
Jordi Naval, Oriol Pascual, Dominique Monferrer, Helena Torras, Josep Gatell and Markus Wilhelms
Jordi Naval, Oriol Pascual, Gustavo Fuster, Ignasi Costas, Flavia Wahl and Jaume Amat
Jordi Naval, Oriol Pascual, Sylvain Sachot, Judit Cubedo, Rosendo Garganta and Alfons Carnicero

Medtech Entrepreneurship: Overview/New Trends/Market Positioning

Participants will discover how the entrepreneurial spirit has shaped the development of medical technology. They will learn to detect good ideas and when and why it is worthwhile to turn them into a business. Attendees will know the main business models of the start-up in Medtech and how they have been evolving in recent years.

Date(s)
06:00 pm - 09:15 pm
Lecturer
Jordi Naval, Oriol Pascual, Frederich LLordachs and Noemí Balà

Entrepreneurship from Clinical Need (Part I)

When is it a good time to go on the adventure? When a scientific idea can become a business? How to put forward a successful strategy? How to focus on the first rounds of financing? How to advance the first years?

Participants will find answers to these questions with five entrepreneurs who know first-hand the initial stages of a start-up.

Date(s)
06:00 pm - 09:15 pm
Lecturer
Jordi Naval, Oriol Pascual, Dominique Monferrer, Helena Torras, Josep Gatell and Markus Wilhelms

Entrepreneurship from Clinical Need (Part II)

When is it a good time to go on the adventure? When a scientific idea can become a business? How to put forward a successful strategy? How to focus on the first rounds of financing? How to advance the first years?

Participants will find answers to these questions with five entrepreneurs who know first-hand the initial stages of a start-up

Date(s)
06:00 pm - 09:15 pm
Lecturer
Jordi Naval, Oriol Pascual, Sylvain Sachot, Judit Cubedo, Rosendo Garganta and Alfons Carnicero

From the Technological Idea to the Investment

The Medtech company is an instrument that allows to advance technology and transfer it to the market.

Along the way, different types of partners appear that accompany the project during a period of time. This session shows how to align the interests of all the travel companions in order to be a successful business and technological project.

Date(s)
06:00 pm - 09:15 pm
Lecturer
Jordi Naval, Oriol Pascual, Gustavo Fuster, Ignasi Costas, Flavia Wahl and Jaume Amat

To withdraw from a session you must send an e-mail to lrogel@biocat.cat.

If cancellation is received more than one week (7 working days) before the date of the Short Program session, you will be reimbursed for 100% of the registration fee.

If cancellation is received during the week prior to the date of the lesson, you will be reimbursed for 50% of the registration fee.