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We offer engaging, informative, and practical learning opportunities to gain the skills you need to become a successful health entrepreneur. These opportunities are open to students, staff, faculty, and clinicians and range from short sessions to multi-week project-based programs.



Health Venture Program


Become immersed in the entrepreneurship journey from idea conception through to market entry. Available in two streams for students and faculty, have the opportunity to develop your thesis, capstone, or research projects to the next level with the assistance of expert instruction, business development professionals, and active entrepreneurs and investors. Format: In-person and online Length: 1.5 days or 5 months
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Cross-Talk Series


Participants from various disciplines work through the Define Problem, Design Solutions and Activate Opportunities framework to engage with each other, understand the clinical or engineering challenge at-hand. Discussions include clinical needs, technical constraints and business opportunities for innovation, with the ultimate goal of recommending solutions to problems presented. Format: In-person Length: 1 day + warm-up conference call
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Deep Dive Reports


Access an ongoing series of in-depth white papers exploring emerging trends in health innovation and analyzing opportunities for commercialization. Format: Online PDFs
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Innovation Consultant Positions


Join a select group of senior undergraduate and graduate level students selected as Innovation & Commercialization Consultants. In this 4- or 8-month role, you will work on various innovation projects, lead skill building initiatives, and develop Deep Dive white papers and other educational materials. These positions are only open to students enrolled in a full-time program from any academic institution and are open to both regular and co-op stream students. Format: Full-time paid positions Length: 4- or 8-month contracts
Next session: Fall 2019

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