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FALL1501 Bioentrepreneurship I 3 op
Organised by
Pharmacology, Drug Development and Therapeutics
Person in charge
Vesa Hautala (vesa.hautala@utu.fi), Contact person in Biomedicine: Professor Markku Koulu (mkoulu@utu.fi)

Learning outcomes

To give a basic theoretical and practical insight in the field of bio-entrepreneurship. After the course the students are able to understand the nature and functions of the industry in Europe and in particular in Finland. After this course the students will have a holistic understanding of the bio-entrepreneurship from a practical point of view. Furthermore the students will understand different firm functions and their role in new business development.


The course provides the students with theoretical knowledge and practical insight in the principles of business management, new venture development and entrepreneurship in Bio Sciences. The course provides lectures on business management; technology development, entrepreneurship, new venture creation and life-science industry aspects in Europe and in Finland. Furthermore the lectures cover the steps of the process of innovation development from needs screening to business model planning and innovation management and the support systems which are provided for these steps.

Teaching methods

Lectures (28h), Independent work.

Teaching language

English, Finnish

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Project / practical work
  • In English
Study journal / learning diary
  • In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Individual course task and participation in lectures.

Recommended year of study

2. year spring

Study materials

Literature is to be specified in the beginning of the course by the responsible teacher

Belongs to following study modules

Biolääketieteen laitos
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Biolääketieteen laitos
Biolääketieteen koulutusohjelma
MDP in Drug Discovery and Development
MDP in Biomedical Imaging
Biomedical Imaging