School of health innovation for professors

How can you increase innovation in your lab? How can you combine being a scientist and a health innovator? These are some of the topics that will will be discussed at the innovation intro course for professors.

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Photo: Monica Bring Estensen, UiO

School of Health Innovation is a collaborate initiative between UIO, NTNU, KI and KU.

We aim to provide life science researchers and clinicians with tools and insight into how innovation can be put to work for the benefit of patients, the healthcare system and our society.

We have since 2017 delivered courses to life science phds, post-docs and clinicians from our Nordic universities.

Learning outcomes

After completion of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the opportunities of health innovation and entrepreneurship for utilization of research
  • Increase innovation and productivity in your lab/research group 
  • Utilize incentives in order to increase innovation in your lab/department
  • Apply scientific background and knowledge of health innovation to address challenges and develop services and products within a clinical setting and a biopharma/medtech setting
  • Use various business tools for ideation and feasibility studies; to develop, prototype and test solutions to user needs
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how the Tech Transfer Office and other innovation support actors can support the commercialization process
  •  Apply the basics in financing a startup company from private and governmental funding bodies
  • Assess their skills in health innovation and reflect on the exploitation of their own research
  • Combine being a scientist and a health innovator/entrepreneur

Practical issues and expenses

There is no course fee, and lunch/dinner is covered by the School of Health Innovation. Participants cover expenses for accommodation and travel.

Admission and submission

There are only 20 slots available for this course.

Please sign by October 15th, by sending your CV to our :

Bjarte Reve, project manager for School of Health Innovation (HIS)

When & where

Dates: 25-26 November 2020.
Venue: Hotell Bristol, Oslo

Hotel for participants: Hotell Bristol


Published Nov. 14, 2018 11:26 AM - Last modified Sep. 23, 2020 11:12 AM