You are a (young) scientist wanting to change from an academic, research driven setting to an industry career path?
And you have a keen desire to actually apply your research on a medical problem to improve patients’ lives but are concerned if you possess the right skill set in order to make this change to industry?
Then we have exactly the right program for you, where you will learn and apply industry specific skills in order facilitate your transition from academia to industry.
From Scientists to Innovators for Industry / SciFi – a new blended learning programme offered by Medical University of Lodz and EIT Health – is a 3-month blended-learning programme consisting of online modules (with 7 basic modules and 3 industry specific modules), webinars, mentoring sessions and rounded off by three events (kick-off, mid programme and final event). All activities organised in cooperation with the best Universities and industrial Partners from Europe.
Why get involved?
Soft skills: Module 1: communication, collaboration
Creative skills: Module 2: understanding customer needs, design thinking & prototyping
Module 3: strategic management
Business skills: Module 4: problem solving & critical thinking
Module 5: project management
Module 6: operational management
Module 7: finance & market access
Industry specific skills:
Bonus modules on intellectual property, medical device regulation and digital transformation.
Who should apply?
Young scientists (PhDs and PostDocs) who are interested in starting a career in industry.
Still not sure if this is the right programme for you? Then come and join our Information Webinar and find out more about the benefits of the SCI FI programme!
When: 19th May, 2021 at 5pm CEST
Where: Online (Zoom link will be shared in a confirmation email)
Apply via: https://alumni.eithealth.eu/events/57586
17:00 – 17:05 Welcome and Introduction
17:05 – 17:15 Introduction to EIT Health
17:15 – 17:25 Introduction to SCI FI Consortium
17:25 – 17:45 SCI FI – what to expect and how to apply
17:45 – 18:15 Q&A
18:15 – 18:25 Why should you apply to SCI FI? Statements from Industry
18:25 – 18:30 Closing