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Institute for Regenerative Medicine • IREM

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BioEntrepreneurship & Innovation (BEI) program

From Scientist to BioEntrepreneur - Creation of a Marketable Product

The BioEntrepreneurship & Innovation (BEI) program empowers life sciences researchers in Switzerland to create successful spin-off companies. Guided by seasoned Entrepreneurs and Experts-in-Residence, participants learn how to bring ideas and research results to the market and how to overcome classic founders’ pitfalls. 

Whether you have a concrete business idea or are simply fueled by curiosity to learn more about BioEntrepreneurship, this program is for you!

What can you expect from the program?

  • Work on concrete Biotech/Pharma/MedTech/Digital Health Ideas: Participants work together in teams and collaborate with like-minded individuals who share their vision.

  • Workshop-style sessions: Enjoy hands-on training in an interactive and supportive environment, empowering you to put theory into practice.

  • Crafting the perfect pitch: Learn how to create compelling pitches that resonate with different audiences.

  • Mastering essential skills: Delve into vital skills such as intellectual property, strategic planning, basics in legal, finances, and regulatory affairs, crucial for entrepreneurial success.

  • Unlock valuable connections: Network with successful Entrepreneurs and Industry Experts-in-Residence, tapping into their invaluable knowledge and experience.




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Course Series 2023 - 2024

BEI program 2023

Module A: Kickoff (info)

Course dates: 24.10 & 07.11. 2023

Each course day from 13:00 - 17:00


BEI program 2024

Module A: Kickoff (info)

Course dates: 21.02 & 06.03. 2024

Each course day from 13:00 - 17:00


Module B: Fundamentals, 10 weekly sessions (info

Course dates: 21.08 (on-site), 28.08 (on-site), 04.09 (online), 11.09 (on-site), 18.09 (online), 25.09 (online), 02.10 (on-site), 09.10 (on-site), 16.10 (online), 23.10.2024 (on-site)

Each course day from 13:00 - 17:00

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