Events

14
Nov

bench2biz

Academic or specialist Seminar
14.11.2022 - 21.11.2022
Online

Are you a PhD candidate, postdoc or researcher wondering if you can commercialize your findings?
We offer a free workshop where you go through an intensive 1-week program answering the 20 most important questions about your entrepreneurial venture.

The bench2biz workshop is there to jump-start a new venture. Participants in the early phase of an innovative idea in science and technology are helped to move from an idea to a concept stage, shape their venture ideas, determine the commercial value and marketability of their idea or invention and set the ground of their business plan.

The workshop is organized yearly in Switzerland.

Designed for high-technology domains ideas, the programme is addressed to budding entrepreneurs and offers:

-A two-and-a-half-day workshop including fast-paced modules which tests each time the marketability of the selected high-tech ideas.
-An effective and efficient methodology to determine if high-tech or scientific inventions have commercial value and could serve as the basis for new start-ups companies.
-Practical tools to transform an idea into a concept
-The presence of business and industry experts with real-life entrepreneurship or corporate experience. over the entire workshop which are brought together around each participating idea into carefully designed team.
-Advance early-stage research performed by each team to be translated into real business opportunities

The workshop targets students or young researchers, eager to test the validity of their venture idea and highly motivated to rapidly acquire fundamental knowledge and practical tools to get into the start-up ecosystem.

Coaches and experts with real-life entrepreneurship or corporate experience, technology transfer experts, lawyers with expertise in Intellectual property (IP), technical experts etc. participate on a voluntary basis to the workshop. The effort of the coaches, sponsors, supporting organisations and workshop’s mission is respected every step of the way.


When? 14.11.2022    -    21.11.2022
Online

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Contact NCCR
Eliav Haskal
eliav.haskal@unifr.ch
Registration

We have opened the registration for applications, the latest possible submission is October 3, 2022.

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