From Scientists to Innovators for Industry (SCI FI) 2022

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From Scientists to Innovators for Industry (SCI FI) 2022


Are you interested in transferring from academia to industry, but you are afraid that you do not have the right skills? The next edition of EIT Health is for you!

 From Scientists to Innovators for Industry / SciFi is a 3-month course consisting of online modules, seminars, mentoring sessions and events. All activities are organized in cooperation with the best universities and industry partners from Europe. The consortium members are the Medical University of Gdansk and: Medical University of Lodz, Universiteit Maastricht (Netherlands), National University of Ireland (Ireland), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (Germany), Karolinska Institutet (Sweden), University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Boehringer Ingelheim RCV (Austria), Philips Electronics (Netherlands), Asociatia INIT with the FreshBlood HealthTech Community (Ruminia), DEX Innovation Centre (Czech Republic), MADoPA (France), Roche (Denmark).  


 During this course you will learn about the following topics:

- communication, collaboration

- understanding customer needs, design thinking and prototyping

- strategic management

- problem solving and critical thinking

- project management

- operations management

- finance and market access

In addition, modules with the following content are planned: intellectual property, medical device regulation and digital transformation.


The training series is addressed to PhD students and young researchers who are interested in starting a career in industry or starting a collaboration with industry in their research.


We encourage you to read the detailed plan of the SCI FI  2022 program (4.68 MB)


Registration for the program can be done until 30.05.2022 on the SCI FI registration project page


Still not sure if this is the right program for you? Then attend an informative webinar and learn more about the benefits of the SCI FI program!


When: 8th April 2022, at 5pm (CEST)

Registration: EIT Health Alumni

Where: Online Zoom link will be provided during registration confirmation


Second informative webinar:

When: 2nd May 2022, at 5pm (CEST)

Registration: EIT Health Alumni

Where: Online (Zoom link will be provided during registration confirmation)



If you have any questions, please feel free to contact:

 Karolina Irmgard Kądziela, M.Sc., EIT Health project coordinator


SCI FI 2022
SCI FI 2022