Courses from developing ideas toward a new business

Have you ever wondered how to take your own idea forward so that it can lead to new business?

This autumn, the University Innovation Centre is involved in organizing courses where you can learn new skills from ideation, idea validation, pitching, patents and finance opportunities of companies. Check out the courses and come along! Courses are held in English.

 

Have you ever wondered how to take your own idea forward so that it can lead to new business?

This autumn, the University Innovation Centre is involved in organizing courses where you can learn new skills from ideation, idea validation, pitching, patents and finance opportunities of companies. Check out the courses and come along! Courses are held in English.

Biochemical and Biomedical innovation (30.9-2.12),  online, 2 or 5 credits

  • How to recognize opportunities? How to validate creative ideas? In addition the course will give practical information from patents, patent databases and how to pitch an idea. 
  • The course is tailored for BSc, MSc and PhD students + post-docs in the fields of e.g. biochemistry, biology, medicine, medical technology but available to all interested in the topics.
  • Registration & more info: to WebOodi or maarit.jokela@oulu.fi 

From ideas into innovative venturing (29.9-2.10), online,  3 credits

  •  The course is to offer the participants a broad perspective on different ways to approach innovation such as types of innovation and different innovation management approaches.Participants are given practical examples on managing innovation. 
  • Registration
  • More information: eija-liisa.heikka@oulu.fi 

Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Researchers (13.10-17.11), online

  • Learn to think like an entrepreneur. How to test if there is business potential in your research idea, is the problem you have in mind worth solving, is there a market and potential customers for it, or what does it take to establish the company and get it funded, are you able to make an impact in constantly changing world? 
  • Registration and more info: niina.karvinen@oulu.fi 

Learn to productize your own expertise (18-19.11)

  • learn how to describe your expertise in targeted manner! You can use this know-how, when making grant applications, applying for a job or commercializing your idea
  • Registration, more info: maarit.jokela@oulu.fi 

From ideas to enterprises (30.11.-2.12), online, 3 credits

  • The course focuses on improving students’ capabilities to develop research-based ideas into innovations with significant economic potential and on matters relating to commercializing them via new or existing companies .
  • More information: eija-liisa.heikka@oulu.fi 

Remember also our webinars and courses from intellectual property rights! Next course will start at 29th September.

 

 

Last updated: 16.9.2020