Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 8 - 10 Jun 2020 Register Now
Deadlines Application - 16 Mar 2020
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Course Overview

This workshop will bring together 30 young professionals and students to learn and apply state-of-the-art design thinking techniques. Over the course of three days small interdisciplinary teams will co-create innovative healthcare solutions for chronic disease management. Each team will take on a specific pre-defined challenge from the fields of precision health and data driven medicine. Engaging keynote speakers and experienced mentors will guide participants through the process of ideation, prototyping and business planning. Apart from learning new design thinking skills, participants will also have the opportunity to build networks with their peers as well as professionals with diverse backgrounds. The event will be co-delivered by the EMBL-Stanford Life Science Alliance, Roche Diabetes Care and EIT Health.

Audience

This course is aimed at Master’s and PhD students as well as postdocs with diverse backgrounds ranging from life sciences, engineering and medicine to entrepreneurship, business, marketing and public health.

Modules/Resources

  • Keynote lectures
  • Defining the problem
  • Ideation
  • Inital prototyping
  • Pitching solutions

Learning Outcomes

Learners will be able to apply design thinking processes.

This course is organised in cooperation with Roche.

 

EMBL Courses and Conferences are kindly supported by our Corporate Partnership Programme

Founder partners

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  • Olympus logo

Corporate partners

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  • Becton Dickinson logo
  • Bio-Rad
  • Boehringer Ingelheim logo
  • Eppendorf logo
  • GSK logo
  • Milteniy Biotec_logo120
  • Sartorius
  • ThermoFisher logo

Associate partners

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  • Nikon logo
  • Promega logo
  • Roche logo
  • Sanofi logo