From Scientists to Innovators for Industry

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From Scientists to Innovators

Transitioning from academic research to working in the pharma and medtech industries can be challenging. This course helps you overcome that challenge with the guidance of academic and industry partners, so that you can learn from real-life cases and have the opportunity to work with experienced mentors.

The programme offers two tracks: the Full Programme and the Light Programme. Both tracks involve a three-month online learning programme.

Ready to thrive as an innovator in the healthcare industry?

We’ve extended our deadline! Apply by 30 June 2024.

What you get


Full Programme
Light Programme

Eligibility Requirements

This programme is for you if you’re a young scientist based in any Horizon Europe country who:

  • Is working at a university, research institute, or clinic
  • Is a PhD candidate in any area of healthcare – especially MedTech and Pharma
  • Or has a Postdoc in healthcare

Key Details

2024 dates:

  • Kick-off in Maastricht: 21-23 August 2024
  • Online mid-term presentations: 25 October 2024
  • Final event in Gdansk: 2-4 December 2024


  • Full programme
    • Participation fee: €500– includes certificate and accommodation
    • Early bird discount: Apply by 30 April 2024 and get 20% off the full programme’s cost
  • Light programme
    • Participation fee: €150– includes certificate

More Information:

Do you have questions?

Watch our latest programme webinar, where you’ll hear from the programme managers and previous participants who completed the programme and transitioned to industry.

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