Scholarship Award Program
Translational Medicine and Biomedical Entrepreneurship

sitem-insel School, University of Bern

TMBE Scholarship Program 2023

The sitem School scholarship program supports researchers who would like to start a new venture in the healthcare sector.

Application form (PDF, 92KB)

What does the program offer? 

  • Comprehensive training in scientific-technical/medical as well as entrepreneurial skills
  • Access to a large network of experts in the field of the complete translational process
  • Free assisted patent search  and patent landscape analysis at the IGE for free
  • Personalized education
  • Practice-oriented
  • Blended learning allowing large flexibility
  • Study from anywhere in the world
  • MAS awarded by the University of Bern

Am I eligible?

  • MS or higher degree in life science, medicine, engineering science or equivalent and at least 2 years of experience in research and/or development.
  • Idea for a medical product with the goal to bring it to the patients

How to apply? 

As a first step, we require all applicants to submit a CV and a short project description using the application form template provided below.

Participants will be informed by 25th July 2023 whether they have been awarded a scholarship for the study program that will start on 5th September 2023.

Send the project description to Use as email title "sitem School scholarship award 2023".

Student testimonials

Meet past participants and see what they have to say about our study program in the testimonial page.


For any questions send an email to

Scholarship sponsors

The scholarship sponsors dedicate a portion of their income to helping students acquire knowledge in the field of translational medicine and biomedical entrepreneurship and in supporting future leaders and professionals who want to make a difference in ways relevant to them. Recipients will be asked to do their best to complete the study program. If recipients decide to cease their study activities without a significant reason the School board may ask the recipient for a complete or partial repayment. Otherwise, there are no other obligations.