CAS Swiss Biodesign for MedTech Innovators

19.01.2021 |
ZHAW Winterthur & Zurich
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Jens Haarmann

This CAS provides future innovation leaders with the design thinking and industry specific skills to identify market opportunities and conceptualize a radical MedTech product up to patent application and a seed-stage business plan.

This hands-on, interdisciplinary course is modelled on the pioneering Biodesign training concept of Stanford University, that has been adopted by leading universities around the world. Participants will benefit from lectures and intensive project coaching by Stanford and ZHAW faculty, top tier health innovation and medical experts, clinical immersion and an exclusive international network. The CAS aims at aspiring corporate intrapreneurs and start-up entrepeneurs passionate about developing breakthrough medtech products. Candidates must possess at least three years of professional healthcare experience in e.g. medicine, clinical research, product management, sales, business development, R&D, or software development. A fee reduction of CHF 1500,- is applicable for applications received by May 15th, and 1’000,- for applications by Sep 1, 2020 Please email your complete application to Swiss Healthcare Startups sponsors a ‘SHS Swiss Biodesign Fellowship’ for a young, high potential innovator. In order to benefit from the ‘SHS Swiss Biodesign fellowship’ worth CHF 7'800 (to participate at CHF 4'000 vs. the standard rate of CHF 11'800), applicants must meet the following requirements: Be an SHS member Early career-stage with max. 5 years of work experience in startups, research, clinics, medtech, pharma, IT or consulting companies Successfully completed Bachelor, Master or MD degree and first international experience Demonstrated academic, intra- or entrepreneurial excellence Strong interest in radically innovating medical devices or digital health The deadline for sending the fellowship application (motivation letter, CV, two reference letters) to is Oct 1, 2020.