Business Essentials for Scientists (BES) course 30.9.–11.11.2021 – Application is now open!

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Business Essentials for Scientists (BES) (2 ECTS) is a course intended for doctoral students and junior researchers at the University of Turku and the Åbo Akademi University. After the course, the participant has a basic understanding of business development and commercialisation in the academia.

The BES course is intended for doctoral students and junior researchers who consider establishing a company or who are involved or pursue career that involves commercial exploitation of research-based expertise and knowledge. Participants are selected based on a motivation letter.

The course consists of seven online learning sessions (28 h), and independent studying (26 h). The online learning sessions consist of expert lectures and/or a workshop session that introduce participants to the topics:

  • Starting your own company
  • Pitching
  • How to find financing for your start-up
  • Intellectual properties and technology transfer/knowledge transfer
  • Working outside the academic sector
  • Marketing of academic expertise

Read more about the course here.

Application is open until September 16th, 2021. Apply here.

Contact person at the University of Turku: Kirsi Peura, kirsi.peura@utu.fi
Contact person at the Åbo Akademi University: Sofia Essén, sofia.essen@abo.fi

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