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Health Tech Innovator

Summer School of Engineering, 5 ECTS

Institution University of Southern Denmark (SDU)
Campus Odense
Duration 2 weeks
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 1160 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 570 EUR
The challenges of the healthcare systems are apparent. Lifespans are longer and disease trajectories have become more complicated and protracted. These socioeconomic factors create a lot of pressure of the current health care systems. In order for the system to be able to cope with the future challenges innovation is needed. Great opportunities lies in utilizing some of the new revolutionizing technologies, thus the purpose of this Summer course is to strengthen cooperation between healthcare professionals and engineers for solving healthcare challenge.This Summer school is relevant to students who want to learn about the innovation process in the healthcare industry. In a series of lectures, we will take participants through the important parts of the innovation process in healthtech, from wicked problems, user-driven innovation, entrepreneurial foundational theories and innovation management tools for aligning entrepreneurial processes with solving real life problems to Intellectual property rights (IPR) and CE marking (health, safety and environmental standards) for product sold within the European Economic Area.

Mandatory prerequisites: 
A basic foundation of students own area of expertise; technology development, design engineering, health and medical science obtained from minimum the bachelor level and currently being enrolled in a relevant university programme. 

Exchange students from a partner university pay no tuition.
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For Further Information:
Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition. About the Educational System in general, visit the section The Danish Higher Education System.

Summer 2021

Application date
May 01
Start date
Aug 09



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