USI - University of LuganoBioBusiness - Advanced short course on BioEntrepreneurship at USI BioBusiness - Advanced short course on BioEntrepreneurship at USI

Structure and content of the program

The program is organized in modules with emphasis on Life Sciences, Entrepreneurship and Venture Finance. A wide-ranging overview of the segments of the life sciences industry will help orient entrepreneurs and investors.

Participants will be trained on how to start and finance a BioBusiness. The teaching program also includes the mandatory regulatory and legal frameworks that are instrumental in the BioBusiness.

Working in teams participants will be asked to design and develop a plan for developing new business concepts. Teams will tackle an eminently interdisciplinary project, requiring contributions from various disciplines and offering excellent opportunities for knowledge and skill enhancement. Participants will prepare and pitch an executive summary at the end of the program.

Lectures will be complemented by case studies and extensive discussions.

Participants will be able to interact and network with biotechnology entrepreneurs and investors.

Lectures and seminars will be held by a world-class team of lecturers and instructors from industry, academia, and venture capital.

BioBusiness, Via Lambertenghi 10A, 6904 Lugano, Tel: +41 58 666 42 68, Fax: +41 58 666 46 19, e-mail: