Catalogue courses on doctoral level

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Swedish title Forskningskommersialisering -- innovation och entreprenörskap i teorin
English title Commercialising Science - Innovation and Entrepreneurship Theory
Course number 2117
Credits 4.5
Responsible KI department Institutionen för lärande, informatik, management och etik
Specific entry requirements
Grading Passed /Not passed
Established by The Board of Postgraduate Education
Established 2007-08-30
Learning outcomes After the course the candidates will be able to - communicate with an entrepreneurial perspective - demonstrate theoretical knowledge about how medical innovations can be developed from idea to practical use - demonstrate an understanding and knowledge in law, regulation, patent, financing and strategy for science based companies - express an understanding for innovation systems and the relation between different actors - argue for advantages and disadvantages with commercialisation and social entrepreneurship
Contents of the course The course is divided into four components: 1. Innovation and entrepreneurship: clusters of innovation, universities and their relation to entrepreneurship etc 2. Law and regulations: corporate law, patenting law (European and US perspective) etc 3. Finance: public and private financing of new companies etc 4. Strategy: business plan, collaboration between large and small companies, corporate intelligence, role of boards, human resource management etc
Teaching and learning activities The course is conducted as full-time studies, daytime. The course will include lectures, seminars and case studies. The lectures will be held by experts from industry, academia and other organisations within the fields of innovation, entrepreneurship, patenting and finance. Lectures and seminars will be concentrated to periods in the beginning and end of the course. Other parts of the course will be offered as distance tuition with web based elements to match the national admission.
Examination Written report and oral presentation/defence and opposition.
Compulsory elements All lectures are compulsory. Absence from maximum two lectures can be approved by the course direction if a hand-in of the topic in question is written.
Literature and other teaching material Board composition from adolescence to maturity: A multi-theoretical view. Lynall M.D., Golden B.R. and Hillman A.J. Academy of Management Review 28(3):416-432 (2003) Cognitive mechanisms in entrepreneurship - Entrepreneurship in the 1990s. Baron R.A. Journal of Business Venturing 13:275-294 (1998) Commercialising biomedical research - from bench-top to marketplace. Wee, T.S. SMA News 36(11):5-7 (2004) European patents for biotechnological inventions - past, present and future. Wood D. World Patent Information 23(4):339-348 (2001) Life Science Inventions -- the Hurdles of Law. Westerlund L. Iustus (2004) Motivations for strategic alliances in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry: Some new findings. McCutchen W.W. and Swamidass P.M. The Journal of High Technology Management Research 15(2):197-214 (2004) Strategic alliance management: lessons learned from the Bayer-Millennium collaboration. Ziegelbauer K. and Farquhar R. Drug Discovery Today 9(20):864-868 (2004) The dynamics of innovation financing in Sweden. Dahlstrand A.L. and Cetindamar D. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance 2:203-221 (2000) The future of the university and the university of the future: evolution of ivory tower to entrepreneurial paradigm. Etzkowitz H., Webster A., Gebhardt C. and Terra B.R.C. Research Policy 29(2):313-330 (2000) The Swedish venture capital industry: an infant, adolescent or grown-up? Karaomerlioglu D.C. and Jacobsson S. Venture Capital: An International Journal of Entrepreneurial Finance 2:61-88 (2000) Universities and the market for intellectual property in the life sciences. Powell. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 17(2):253--277 (1998)
Syllabus coordinator Carl J Sundberg
Institutionen för Fysiologi och Farmakologi

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Contacts Hanna Jansson
Institutionen för lärande, informatik, management och etik