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M6 - Biomedical Entrepreneurship and Management

Module leaders: Prof. Dr. Artur Baldauf, University of Bern
PD Dr. Peter Berchtold, University of Bern

Date and Credits

Start: 13.01.2021

Duration: 12 Months


The development and commercialization of a new biomedical product involves the coordination and leadership of a large multidisciplinary team. The module focuses on various aspects of entrepreneurship such as product management, business administration, and strategies to commercialize biomedical products.

Learning objectives

  • Mastering of business models and related aspects
  • Identification of critical success factors for start-ups
  • Creation of a business plan
  • Basic understanding of financial principles
  • Training in team building and leadership
  • Understanding of the health system and key players

Learning content

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Business modeling and planning
  • New venture creation
  • Fundraising strategies
  • Principles of finance and accounting
  • Project management
  • Team building and leadership
  • Structure of health systems

Module leader

Prof. Dr. Artur Baldauf, Director Department of
Management and Entrepreneurship, University of Bern


Various experts from industry, academia and non-profit
organizations (University of Bern, College M of Medicine,
Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI, etc.)