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Innovation Leadership: Medical and Bio-Innovations

UBC Micro-certificate

  • Hybrid
  • $2,500 to $5,000

Driving innovation in the life sciences and biotech sectors requires a complex set of specialized skills and expertise. In addition to scientific and technological knowledge, professionals need a deep understanding of patient needs and the ability to implement intellectual property strategies that effectively protect and leverage innovations.

The UBC Micro-certificate in Innovation Leadership: Medical and Bio-Innovations is a part-time blended program that addresses the gap between scientific and technological innovations and the practical, legal, and strategic skills needed to bring these innovations to market successfully. It was developed by UBC & School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME), with critical insights from SBME's Industry Advisory Committee.

Featuring instruction and insights from a diverse panel of industry experts and real-world learning experiences, this program offers a holistic approach to innovation management. Learn to identify and address unmet medical needs and leverage intellectual property strategies tailored to Canada's bioeconomy and the global healthcare landscape.

  • Format: Blended
  • Duration: Two courses of ten weeks each, approximately 50 hours total
  • Cost: $1,250 per course, $2,500 for the program (Canadians and permanent residents); $2,500 per course, $5,000 for the program (international students)
  • Next start date: Oct 2024

Join Information Session

Join our information session on Wednesday, September 25 at 5:30 pm PT, to learn about our new Micro-certificate in Innovation Leadership: Medical and Bio-innovations program.

Program details

The launch of this program is an important moment for the life sciences ecosystem in British Columbia. As the industry continues to grow, the need for skilled leaders who can drive innovation and bring new healthcare solutions to market is more critical than ever.

Wendy Hurlburt, President and CEO of Life Sciences BC

In partnership with:
UBC School of Biomedical Engineering

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