Brigham Health

 

Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub)

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Brigham Education Institute

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH), we value our reputation of providing world-class medical education to trainees, faculty and other healthcare professionals from across the globe. Launched in 2016, the Brigham Education Institute (BEI) aims to facilitate the design and implementation of our educational offerings, undertake relevant research, and provide access to resources and professional development opportunities for all educators across Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Brigham Research Education


 
 

Harvard Medical School

 

CENTER FOR PRIMARY CARE
BIODESIGN COURSE

This projects-based course equips students with tools to create solutions to real-world healthcare needs. Participants will be placed into multidisciplinary teams to address a real clinical need and work together to develop a concept and a viable business model.

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Healthcare Innovation & Commercialization

For nearly a decade HIC has offered aspiring scientists and physicians education and hands-on training for translating innovative research into meaningful commercial opportunity. Weekly modules address various aspects of the commercialization process, such as intellectual property, market sizing, and FDA regulation. Students are also assigned a team project to develop a business pitch for a Harvard OTD-based technology. The course culminates in live business plan pitches to real investors. 

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MAKERSPACE

The Makerspace is a student-founded prototyping lab paired with an entrepreneurship and innovation curriculum for medical students with the goal of encouraging entrepreneurship at HMS and forming a community.

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ACTIVATE

Activate is a collaborative mentorship program that facilitates the creation of Harvard-based life sciences companies. If there is a technology that you want to commercialize, Activate will help you get off the ground by connecting you with the expertise, resources, and structure required to build a life science company.

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MIT-HMS Healthcare Innovation Bootcamp

The MIT-HMS Healthcare Innovation Bootcamp is a new accelerated-learning program. Participants attend lectures on healthcare, innovation, and entrepreneurship from faculty at both universities, and work on project teams to start a new healthcare venture in one week. Participants will come out the other end armed with a comprehensive toolkit for healthcare innovation.

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Harvard Business School

Harvard Business School
Elective courses in health care

Harvard graduate students may be able to take elective classes at Harvard Business School if they meet the pre-requisites. Check out the portfolio of healthcare-focused and entrepreneurship classes and see what's right for you.

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Health Care Initiative
Executive Education in health care

Many health care executives choose to participate in our focused, healthcare-specific programs for senior and mid-level leaders.

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Harvard Business School Online
Online course: Entrepreneurship Essentials

Entrepreneurship Essentials helps you turn an idea into a viable venture. Learn how entrepreneurs validate concepts through structured experiments, refine their business strategy, and raise the capital necessary to create value and grow their business.

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Harvard Business School
Rock Center for Entrepreneurship

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Harvard University

Harvard Office of Technology Development
The Inventor's Handbook

A PDF guide to intellectual property and technology development for Harvard faculty and researchers.

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Harvard Office of Technology Development
OTD Business Development Fellowship

OTD's Business Development Fellowship provides current Harvard graduate students and postdoctoral researchers an opportunity to participate in the crucial early stages of technology development. By analyzing technologies’ commercialization potential and crafting marketing strategies, Fellows help us achieve our mission of translating research discoveries into products that reach the public.

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Harvard Office of Technology Development
Resources for Harvard Faculty and Inventors

Harvard University's research enterprise is a wellspring of innovation with the potential to improve lives, transform industries, and create tremendous social and economic value. We're here to help make that happen. Find resources on advancing your research, protecting intellectual property, and commercializing your innovations.

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Mass General

Mass General Research Institute
EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Mass General offers educational programs for researchers interested in pursuing collaborations with industry. 

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Boston Children’s Hospital

Innovation and Digital Health Accelerator
Surgical Innovation Fellowship

The Surgical Innovation Fellowship (SIF) is a two-year program at Boston Children’s Hospital that exposes surgical residents to all aspects of healthcare innovation.

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