Biostart! Innovation & entrepreneurship launchlab

3rd HBP Curriculum Workshop Series - IPR, translation and exploitation of research

22-24 May 2019 | Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain


2nd ipr workshop

This 3-day hands-on workshop gives researchers the opportunity to access to valuable training, expertise in different areas, feedback and networking opportunities, in order to support participants in bringing their research results in the fields of neuroscience, computing and brain-related medicine to market. A set of tools and practical experiences will be made available to researchers so they can experiment with different aspects of their innovative and entrepreneurial ideas. Students will be able to acquire new abilities and skills that enable them to properly understand interlinkages between problem, solution and market fit for the bio-market. Participants will be truly encouraged to translate this workshop experience into actions once back at their workplaces.

The workshop is open to researchers (Master's and PhD students, early post-docs) working on the fields of neurosciences, computing and brain-related medicine. Innovation managers that wish to improve their skills are also welcome to apply.

This workshop will be hosted by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, a leading entrepreneurial university in southern Europe. This University is the first Spanish-speaking tech university in the world and it is among top 75 tech universities worldwide according to QS ranking 2018. The managing team in charge of this workshop has more than 13 years of experience in developing programmes in the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship and tech transfer, not only within UPM but also in collaboration with other entities and companies at international level. As a result of that, advanced training programmes have already successfully empowered more than 300 researchers with innovative skills to bring research results to the market.


Application deadline: 15 April 2019






The scientific programme will be available soon.


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