EVA: Complementary Modules 2021-22

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Complementary modules organized by all institutions participating in the MSE.

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Title: Swiss Biodesign – Inventing next generation medical devices: From clinic immersion to MVP & business plan
Short Code: SwissBiodesign
ECTS Credits: 6
UAS: ZHAW
Organizer Details: Institute of Computational Physics
Evaluation:

  • Test on pre-readings (multiple choice, 30 min, 25% of grade)

  • Group Presentation 1 (written & oral, 15 min, 25% of grade) on needs & market selection

  • Group Presentation 2 (written & oral, 20 min, 50% of grade) on seed-stage business plan incl. (MVP) product concept in-front of Industry Expert Jury

Decision Date: 1 May 2022 
Start Date: 11 July 2022 
End Date: 26 July 2022 
Date Details:

10 course days in July (July: 11 – 14, 18 – 21, 25 + 26)


Type:

Summer School - Work in groups of 3-4 students with different backgrounds (health, engineering, business)

Language(s): English
Description (max. 300 characters):

The goal of this course is to learn the “Biodesign” approach developed at Stanford University to foster breakthrough innovation in medical technology and digital health.

Contents and Learning Objectives:

Key book: “Biodesign - The Process of Innovating Medical Technologies” adapted to a European setting.

Stage 1 Needs Finding

1.1 Biodesign process and strategic focus 

1.2 Observation and problem identification 

1.3 Disease fundamentals

1.4 Clinical immersion

1.5 Need statement development

Stage 2 Needs Screening

2.1 Treatment options

2.2 Market gap and stakeholder analysis 2.3 Needs filtering

2.4 Intellectual property basics

Stage 3 Concept Generation with Design thinking tools

3.1 Ideation and brainstorming

3.2 Prototyping, concept screening, Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Stage 4 Product Concept and Business Strategy

4.2 Regulatory and clinical basics

4.3 Reimbursement basics

4.4 Research and development strategy for hard- and software 

4.5 Business and fund-raising strategy


Admission: Based on qualification (CV)
Literature:

Biodesign – The Process of Innovating Medical Technologies, Paul Yock, Stefanos Zenios, Josh Makower, Todd Brinton, Uday Kumar, Cambridge Academic (2015). ISBN 978-1-107-08735-4


Conditions:

All students are eligible to apply. Number of places is limited. Selection based on qualifications.

Contact: Prof. Dr. Mathias Bonmarin 
Contact Person E-Mail: bmat@zhaw.ch
Status: registration open
 
Specialization: Industrial Technologies (InT)

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)

Electrical Engineering (ElE)

Medical Engineering (Med)

 

[Responsible for this text: Bonmarin Mathias]