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740381A Biochemical and biomedical innovation, 2-5 ECTS cr 
Code 740381A  Validity 01.08.2016 -
Name Biochemical and biomedical innovation  Abbreviation Biochemical and 
Scope2-5 ECTS cr   
Type Intermediate Studies Discipline3254 Biochemistry 
TypeCourse   
  Grading1 - 5, pass, fail 
 
   
Unit Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine 

Teachers
Name
Lloyd Ruddock 

Description
ECTS Credits 

2-5 credits

 
Language of instruction 

English

 
Timing 

Can be taken by any BSc / MSc / PhD student

 
Learning outcomes 

The aim of the course is to get student familiar with:

  • the core skill set required to recognize opportunities/needs and how to validate creative ideas
  • the core skill set of searching patent databases
  • the concepts of intellectual property rights (IPR)
  • the concepts of how to pitch an idea
 
Contents 

This module covers basic aspects of the key skills required for successful innovation in the field of biochemistry and molecular medicine. Concepts relating to how to recognize opportunities, how to recognize what is needed in the field, creative thinking, validating ideas and how to pitch ideas are covered as well as an introduction to intellectual property rights and patent searching. In addition to workshops/seminars (19 hours) the 5 ECTS version of course requires submission of an invention disclosure/proof of concept funding or submission of an entry to the biochemistry and molecular medicine innovation award.

 
Mode of delivery 

Face to face teaching

 
Learning activities and teaching methods 

19 hours of lectures/workshops

 
Target group 

Major students

 
Prerequisites and co-requisites 

None

 
Recommended optional programme components 

-

 
Recommended or required reading 

-

 
Assessment methods and criteria 

For 2 ECTS participation in at least 70% of seminars/workshops. For 5 ECTS participation in at least 70% of the seminars/workshops plus submission of an invention disclosure / proof of concept funding application to the university (PhD students) or submission of an entry to the biochemistry and molecular medicine innovation award (BSc and MSc students).

 
Grading 

Pass/fail

 
Person responsible 

Lloyd Ruddock

 
Working life cooperation 

No

 
Other information 

Location of instruction: Kontinkangas campus

 


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Functions Name Type ECTS cr Teacher Schedule
registration period has not begun Biochemical and biomedical innovation  Course  Lloyd Ruddock  30.09.20 -30.11.20

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