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EIT HEALTH Sci Fi Programme _From Scientists to Innovators for Industry

31 maig 23

If you are a young life scientist, SCI FI can give you the skills you need to thrive as an innovator in the healthcare industry.




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.

Who can apply?

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

  • is working at university, research institute or clinic
  • is a PhD candidate in any area in healthcare – specifically MedTech and Pharma
  • or has a Postdoc in healthcare

What are you waiting for? Apply today through our website.

  • Applications will be accepted only via the application platform 
  • Deadline: 31 May 2023
  • Get an early bird reduction by applying before 30 April!

Want to find out more?

Webinars are a great opportunity to learn more about this programme and to get all your questions answered by the Sci Fi team

Learn more about EIT Health Sci Fi:  

Please note that the participant is responsible for the fees of the course and participation must be approved by the supervisor.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact phd@irbbarcelona.org 



Full programme

Take part in the online learning modules – including five core modules and three industry-specific modules – participate in all the events and webinars, and receive mentoring from the best industry experts. In this programme you will:

  • Complete all five core modules and at least one bonus module
  • Participate in all events and webinars
  • Complete assignments after each module
  • Receive at least two hours of mentoring
  • Solve a real industry case study: Participants will be divided into interdisciplinary teams of five and will work jointly to develop a solution to a real-life industry case. The solution will be presented to a jury and industry partners at the final event
  • Pitch with your team during the final event of the programme
  • Commit approximately 5 hours per week from September to December 2023

Light programme

Take part in the eight-week online programme, participate in the recruitment events and go at your own pace by fulfilling the assignments on your own:

  • Complete all five core modules and at least one bonus module
  • Participate in the midterm and recruitment events
  • Commit approximately 1.5 hours a week from September to December 2023



             Marcin Ciszewski, PhD.