General information

The StartUp Research is a Post-Graduation course designed for scientists by ITQB NOVA & NOVA SBE.

 

Organizing committee

Miguel Santos, ITQB NOVA (coordinator)

Aníbal Lopez, NOVA SBE

Cristina Silva Pereira, ITQB NOVA

Miguel Muñoz Duarte, NOVA SBE

 

Location

The Startup Research Program will be held at ITQB NOVA (Oeiras) and NOVA SBE (Carcavelos).

 

Applicants

The Program is open to researchers with more than 2 years of lab work. Read more in Applications and Admission

 

Duration and ECTS

The course will have 160 hours and will attribute a total of 8 ECTS: 4 ITQB NOVA ECTS and 4 NOVA SBE ECTS.

 

Schedule

The Program will run for 12 consecutive weeks, with 9h/week in classroom sessions.

  • Fridays, 14h00-19h00
  • Saturdays, 9h00-13h00

 

2018 Edition

September 8th -  December 15th

 

Course Calendar.pdf

 

Student evaluation

Students will be evaluated according to the following, comprehending 3 Assignments:

A. Assignment 1 - Project plan and presentation (Team, 25% of the final grade). Due in the first Session of Module 2. Students will choose the R&D project to be developed into a business case. They will apply the knowledge and tools obtained in Module 1 to present a project plan and sell a project idea, according to Project Management and Idea presentation best practices,

B. Assignment 2 - Business case (Team, 25% of the final grade). Due at the end of Module 3. A business case document of the selected R&D project will be handed in, supported by the knowledge and coaching obtained in Module 2 and Module 3.

C. Assignment 3 - Final pitch (Team, 35% of the final grade). Performed at the Final Pitch Presentation Session, according to the pitching best practices learnt in Module 3

D. Participation, team work and demonstration of individual soft skills, leadership and independent thinking qualities (Individual, 15% of the final grade). Evaluated throughout the Program.