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Translational Medicine and Biomedical Entrepreneurship

Module 6 - Biomedical Entrepreneurship and Management



The development and commercialization of a new biomedical product involves the coordination and leadership of a large multidisciplinary team. The module focuses on various aspects of entrepreneurship such as product management, business administration, and strategies to commercialize biomedical products.

Learning objectives

In the module Biomedical Entrepreneurship and Management participants learn to master business models and related aspects and the creation of a business plan, and are able to identify critical successs factors for start-ups. They also gain basic understanding of financial principles and the health system and key players. They further receive training in team building and leadership 

Learning content

It contains innovation and entrepreneurship, business modeling and planning, new venture creation, fundraising strategies, principles of finance and accounting, project management, team building and leadership and last but not least the structure of health systems.


Various experts from industry, academia and non-profit organizations, from University of Bern and College M of Medicine to Commission for Technology and Innovation CTI and others.

Start & Duration

2020: 13 January 2021
2021: TBC

The completion of this module takes approximately 12 months.




The cost of this standalone module is 12'600.– SFr.




Module Leaders

Director of the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship, University of Bern

Prof. Dr. Artur Baldauf

Artur Baldauf is Professor of Business Administration at the University of Bern, specializing in Strategic Business Management. After his doctorate at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and his habilitation at the University of Vienna, he has taught and researched at various European and US universities. Many projects have been implemented in cooperation with renowned, international companies.

Co-Founder and Managing Director of College M

PD Dr. Peter Berchtold

Peter Berchtold is a specialist in internal medicine with many years of leadership as an internist hospital doctor at all levels of function. He is the managing director and co-founder of College M and has several teaching assignments at various universities and colleges. He is the President of Forum Managed Care. His areas of focus include leadership development, professionalism and inter-professional collaboration, and integration and coordination in healthcare.