Entrepreneurship for Researchers
Navigate the entrepreneurial journey from idea to launching a business. This virtual, instructor led workshop is structured to teach researchers how to navigate an entrepreneurial journey from idea generation to starting a business. Entrepreneurship for Researchers course participants will be trained in state-of-the-art techniques to foster their creativity, and will learn how to start and manage an innovative business.
Navigate the entrepreneurial journey from idea to launching a business
This virtual, instructor led workshop is structured to teach researchers how to navigate an entrepreneurial journey from idea generation to starting a business. Entrepreneurship for Researchers course participants will be trained in state-of-the-art techniques to foster their creativity, and will learn how to start and manage an innovative business.
The workshop will focus on core concepts in entrepreneurial capacity building. In addition, it will tailor specific elements to researchers’ strengths and weaknesses. Working in teams, participants will be trained to identify an entrepreneurial idea, make it profitable, improve on it, start a business, and deliver a successful product.
The trainer, Dr. Marco Masia, is a scientist and entrepreneur. With a MSc in Chemistry and a PhD in Physics, he has worked as a Professor of Theoretical Chemistry for ten years at the University of Sassari. He has published many high impact papers (in Science, and other highly ranked journals), participated in European projects, and collaborated with diverse research teams across the world. With a Masters of Business Administration from the Frankfurt School of Business, he has founded and managed a start-up, has managed a large non-profit organization, and currently advises start-ups and SMEs. The training syllabus draws from his unique experience in research, business and entrepreneurship, and management, and is tailored specifically to researchers.
Course Format: Live, Online
The course will be held on Zoom. Participants will be emailed a link to the course at least one day before the start of the course.
This course is equivalent to .5 ECTS. Upon completion of the course, you will receive a certificate for participation which you can present to your institution. Participants are responsible for getting their institution to accept ECTS credit(s) . SciLink cannot be held responsible for an institution’s rejection of ECTS credit(s) but may provide participants with whichever supporting documentation they may require.
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Start time: 09:00 CEST
End time: 17:00 CEST
Venue: Online - Zoom