euVENTION’s overall goal is to provide graduates, PhD students and young professional the opportunity to improve prevention and treatment options for middle-aged people, who are at risk or suffer from chronic diseases. euVENTION guides you through the whole process of product or service development: from the theoretical challenges to business development and creating the prototype. With challenges stemming direct from health care practice and the work floor, experts will ensure you will create a viable and desired product or service. euVENTION generates actionable results, while challenging participants to use state of the art innovation methods for future healthcare related endeavours.
Whom is it designed for?
euVENTION is made for all open-minded people, who want to change something (in the health sector)! No matter what your background is, everyone can contribute their expertise and all disciplines are welcomed. Ranging from medicine and life science to social sciences and humanities, from IT to business, from science to communication and design. The summer school is designed for PhD students. But all dedicated master students, young professionals, or motivated individuals are welcome to apply. euVENTION has English as working language. You need to have skills at least at level B2.
Why should I participate?
euVENTION is a two-week program, which uniquely covers all the necessary steps and tools to create your own startup.
You learn to develop meaningful solutions, using Design Thinking, by creating prototypes and developing state-of-the-art business models while receiving feedback from diverse stakeholders, e.g. patients, companies and insurers. You will apply these methods directly to a real-life challenge. In every step, you are supported by experienced mentors and experts. euVENTION gives you the unique opportunity to experience the full cycle of innovation while having expert support and exceptional, tested, means of innovation at your disposal. These knowledge and skills are indispensable for any kind of career.