eu bme-idea meeting 2015

london, united kingdom

The 2015 European Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Alliance (BME-IDEA) Workshop was held at Imperial College London on 4-5 June, hosted by the Department of Bioengineering. In brief, this workshop focused on programmes in the EU that deliver medical device entrepreneurship training, many based on the Biodesign process.

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BME-IDEA EU Symposium

Hosted by the Department of Bioengineering, Imperial College London

Organising Committee:
James E. Moore Jr., Imperial College
Jack Linehan, Northwestern University
Mark Bruzzi, National University of Ireland Galway
Jan Pietzsch, Stanford University
Jorge Juan Fernandez, BIOCAT Barcelona
Sjoerd Hassl, CTMH Karolinksa Institute
Bertil Guve, CTMH Karolinksa Institute

Sessions will be held in Royal School of Mines Building, Room 1.47. Elevator pitch event and banquet will be held in 58 Princes Gate

Thursday, 4 June 2015

12:00 Welcoming and Networking, with lunch served
13:15 Biodesign Update   (Jack Linehan)
13:45 Postgrad Programmes (Chair: Mark Bruzzi)
Karolinska BioDesign masters programme (Sjoerd Haasl)
Update on BioThinking Berlin Charité (Andrea Scheer)
BioDesign Israel (Amit Zilberstein)
Imperial College Masters Programme Outcomes and Challenges (James Moore)
15:00 Fellowship Programmes  (Chair: Sjoerd Haasl)
From Innovators to Innovations – BioInnovate Ireland’s experience in bridging training and entrepreneurship (Mark Bruzzi)
West of England Health Innovation Programme ‘Developing health entrepreneurship across multiple sectors and stakeholders across the west of England (Lars Sundstrom, Simon Bond, Liz Dymond, Urszula Strzemiecka)
Is Identify-Invent-Implement the right order in Biodesign? (Jorge Juan Fernandez)
15:45 Break                                                                                                                        
16:00 Roundtable: Needs Evaluation (Chair: Martin Vesterby)                                
17:00 VC/Industry Panel on Programme Shaping                                                    
18:15 Elevator Pitch Event                                                                                              
19:30 Banquet                                                                                                                   
Friday, 5 June 2015
9:00 Spinout Case Studies & Funding (Chair: Andrea Scheer)                            
The Interaction Between Emerging Growth Companies and Large Enterprises: Managing Innovation, Disruptive Technologies, and Negotiation Dynamics (Edward G. Cape, Jeffrey S. Garanich, Avikal Malik, Robert A. Levine)
Pathway to MedTec Entrepreneurship — Image Guided Surgery Translation (Michael Frieb, Joerg Traub)
Crowds Who Care (Sys Zoffmann Glud)
10:00 EU Funding Potential (Chair: Jorge Juan Fernandez)
10:45 Break                                                                                                                        
11:00 Best Practices (Chair: Lars Sundstrom)
Mixed Method Research as a tool for need driven innovation – The development and use of the Mixed Method Innovation Model (Martin Vesterby, Sys Zoffmann Glud)
BioThinking Web Tools (Andrea Scheer, Paul Stabe)
12:00 Brainstorming for Future Events (Chair: James Moore)                              
12:30 Adjourn                                                                                                                    

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