Deep Tech & Business Case Summer School

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Director:
Susana Costa e Silva | ssilva@ucp.pt

Structure:
Start Date: 8th July 2024
End Date: 19th July 2024

Online week 1
Face-to-face week 2

Applications:
Application deadline: 14th June 2024
​Enrolment deadline: 21th June 2024

ECTS:
Participants can obtain 4 ECTS, if they attend the two-week course.

Investment:
One week course: 125€
Two-week course: 250€

Apply here

Contacts:
For more information, please contact
Raquel Menezes Correia
International Programmes Manager
@ | summerschools.cpbs@ucp.pt

 

Program Description

Embrace the forefront of technology and business strategy in our specialized two-week course on crafting business cases around deep tech. Designed for graduate and master's students, this program dives into the dynamic landscape of deep tech specifics, offering invaluable insights and practical applications for competitive markets. Our curriculum intertwines comprehensive lectures with hands-on experiences, empowering participants to effectively assess, analyse, and articulate deep tech's value propositions. With a global learning environment and inclusive approach, students gain access to industry networks, preparing them to excel in the dynamic world of deep tech—a unique opportunity unmatched by other courses. The course structure integrates specialized classes on business case preparation and project mentoring, fostering invaluable practical experience in a real-world context. Our teaching approach merges academic expertise with industry insights from refined teachers across Europe, ensuring theoretical support and practical relevance for student future projects while emphasizing soft skills and teamwork, preparing individuals to thrive in the transformative realm of deep tech-driven businesses.

Overview

This course will have lectures on the main topics listed in the programme outline throughout 2 weeks: the first one totally to be conducted online and the second one presential in the beautiful city of Porto (Portugal). Additionally, participants will have classes on business case and mentoring on the understanding of their future projects, specifically in deep tech field. The best business case will receive a prize of 1500 euros, subject to tax, to be divided among the team members.

Who can attend?

Designed for undergraduate and master's students passionate about exploring the dynamic fusion of technology and business strategy within deep tech, this course offers an immersive journey into the latest trends. Tailored to individuals eager to craft business cases specific to deep tech innovations, it fosters a collaborative learning environment open to diverse cultural backgrounds. Specifically encouraging applications from candidates who would like to spend a week in the wonderful city of Porto, the program aims to provide tailored support, ensuring an inclusive and engaging learning experience. With no formal entry requirements, this course is designed to empower participants with invaluable skills and global perspectives, equipping them to thrive in the evolving landscape of deep tech-driven businesses. Additionally, the program specifically encourages applications from English speakers, offering tailored support and resources to enhance their learning experience and ensure maximum comprehension and engagement with the course material. Join us – online in the first week and in-person in the vibrant city of Porto– to delve into the realm of deep tech-driven business strategies, where curiosity and ambition transcend borders, empowering aspiring professionals to navigate and excel in this transformative field.

Programme Outline

  • The introduction to Deep Tech
    • Biotechnology
    • Clean Tech
    • Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
    • Robotics
    • Business Plan components
  • Real cases on Deep Tech
  • Business Plan Components
    • How to produce a business case
  • The basic functions of a company
    • Strategy & Negotiation
    • Finance
    • People’s Management
    • Marketing
    • Operations

Teaching

We ground in the knowledge of previous summer schools and the expertise of a refined group of teachers with experience in deep tech located all around Europe. This group includes academic staff and industry experts that will bring in their practical experience, so that the projects proposed by students are simultaneously theoretically supported and adherent to reality.

 

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More Information

Director:
Susana Costa e Silva | ssilva@ucp.pt

Structure:
Start Date: 8th July 2024
End Date: 19th July 2024

Online week 1
Face-to-face week 2

Applications:
Application deadline: 14th June 2024
​Enrolment deadline: 21th June 2024

ECTS:
Participants can obtain 4 ECTS, if they attend the two-week course.

Investment:
One week course: 125€
Two-week course: 250€

Apply here

Contacts:
For more information, please contact
Raquel Menezes Correia
International Programmes Manager
@ | summerschools.cpbs@ucp.pt