From research ideas and innovation via entrepreneurship to money in the pocket

This workshop will provide examples of innovation and entrepreneurship coming out of university research. Thus, PhD students could find inspiration and encouragement to try this career route as an alternative to just finding a job in industry, academia or the public sector. Furthermore, the workshop will provide some insight to how such ventures could be financed and to the underlying mechanisms of successfully obtaining funds.

15:00 Introduction and welcome
Professor John Nielsen

15:15 From idea to business: funding your scientific startup
Anne Sophie Hansen, Senior Innovation Project Manager
Future Solutions, FMT, A.P. Møller-Maersk A/S

16:00 From Fantasy to Ceremedy
Petrine Wellendorph, CSO
Ceremedy ApS

16:45 From Fluorescent Protein over treatment of cancer to stock listing
Ole Thastrup, Innovator, Entrepreneur, CEO and Professor

17:30 Drinks, snacks and networking. Meet the entrepreneurs and the guys with the money your idea needs.

The workshop is organized by Professor John Nielsen, Department of Drug Design and Pharmacology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.

Participation is free of charge and open for PhD students, master students and their supervisors.

Please register here before 15 November 2019.