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Scouting Training Program

For 2024, the Scouting Training Program is open for all investigators of Andalucía, for future years only those that apply for the Scouting Mentoring Program.

2 April, 2024 @ 10:00 – 11:00- Facultad de Medicina, Edificio A, aula 4

This program has been developed to provide an understanding of these critical topics to assist investigators, regardless of the stage of investigation, in maximizing the possibility that the technology you have invested time and effort in developing or are beginning to investigate can move forward towards the market and ultimately make an impact in healthcare or life sciences. Link to register

Video summary from last year Scouting Training Program:

Last year, from October 18 to November 15, 4 sessions directed at investigators were presented as shown below.  Each session was follow the agenda as shown below

🕕Time: 12:30-14:30h

  • 👩‍💻12:30h Presentation (45 min)
  • 🙋‍♂️13:15-13:45h Q&A (30min)
  • 🥗13:45-14:30h Networking lunch (45min)

Open to all investigators in Andalucia Virtual and presencial.

  • October 18th – Session 1- Understanding where you are going: 👩‍🔬

Unmet medical need, use proof of concept, clinical and economic advantage

  • October 23th– Session 2- Leadership 💼

Project Leadership, time and Funding 

  • November 8th– Session 3- Intellectual Property Strategy- Barriers to entry 🏃

Business viability (will somebody buy and pay?)

  • November 15th– Session 4- From idea to impact in bringing MedTech development projects towards commercialization 

Workshop description:

During this workshop, teams will explore their project (or product) idea with a focus on ensuring the potential for impact is clearly stated and defended.  We will leverage a methodology developed at MIT linQ, as used in their Catalyst, IMPACT, and IDEA2 programs. Work in advance of the workshop will be expected.

Learning objectives:

Upon completion, teams should have made progress in developing:

–        A 1-3 sentence impact statement of why and how their work may lead to impact

–        A logically-connected problem definition, with evidences supporting the potential for impact

Follow the link below to sign up for the sessions to maximize the possibility that your investigations lead to impact in the healthcare of life sciences sectors.  We encourage you to attend all the programs as all the topics are important in investigations towards development of a product or service.

Let us help you bring your invention to life!

Actuación del Campus de excelencia cofinanciadas por la Unión Europea a través del Fondo Europeo de Desarrollo Regional (FEDER) y la Consejería de Economía, Conocimiento, Empresas y Universidad, Junta de Andalucía.

Proyecto Singular ILIBERIS: Actuaciones Singulares de Transferencia de Conocimiento en el CEI BIOTIC.

Marco por el que se impulsa el desarrollo de Proyectos Singulares de actuaciones de transferencia en los Campus de Excelencia Internacional en las áreas de la Estrategia de Investigación e Innovación para la Especialización Inteligente de Andalucía (RIS3) con cargo al Programa Operativo FEDER 2014-2020 de Andalucía.