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Medtech Summer School, July 18-23, 2011, Grenoble

June 7 : Students selection ! you will receive a confirmation by e-mail and then pay your participation fees by bank transfer.

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At a glance!

What ? Summer School on "medtech, industrial challenges and innovation process"
When ? July 18-23, 2011
Where ? Grenoble, FRANCE
For who ? 25 phD or master degree international students in biomedical technology
What is the program ?
  • Conferences on applied research in medtech
  • Medtech companies' visit
  • Mulitcultural and multidisciplinary teamworks on concrete medtech projects
  • Social events to discover Grenoble and surroundings
How much is it ? ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE : 260€ ; includes participation to the summer school, lunches,  high standing accomodation, local transportation

Who organize ?
Alps Bio Cluster with its local partner
Adebag, and with EDISCE (phD school) and Grenoble university in collaboration with Floralis
Who to contact for more information ?
Agnès AIZIER (Adebag) : / +33 (0) 4 76 54 95 63

Note : attendees will get a diploma and ECTS-credit
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Following the success of the Summer School 2010 on biotechnologies in Germany, Alps Bio Cluster, with the collaboration of local partners (Adebag and phD school EDISCE among others), is organizing a Summer School in Grenoble (France) on "medical technology". It will gather 25 phD and master degree students from Europe and worldwide for one week, to attend conferences on applied research in medtech, to visit emerging or established medtech companies , to work in teams on concrete industrial projects for the process from lab to market, and to discover Grenoble and surroundings through social events.

The objectives

The conferences, visits and teamworks, will enable to :
•    give students a global vision of medtech's field
•    make students aware of the industrial challenges in order to optimize their professionnal insertion
•    show students the innovation's process by the experience
•    strengthen interactivity between students, and links between industrial and university
•    highlight Grenoble’s assets in the medtech field at the international level
•    enable companies to open their doors and create links with their future employees
•    highlights the added value by the multicultural and multidisciplinary approach on a  concrete project

The conferences – July 18

Topics will be soon available.

The visits – July 19-22

The visits are focused on “the process of innovation and the industrial challenges in medical technologies”, and cover the range of skills of Grenoble. Thus the participants will visit leaders companies such as bioMérieux on the thematic of diagnotic,  Becton Dickinson on the thematic of drug delivery, and Trixell on the thematic of medical imaging. They will also attend the presentation of Roche Diagnostic's activities.  Finally they will discover the visionary platform ECCAMI (Excellence Center for Computer Assisted Medical Interventions) with start-ups in surgical robotic such as SQI (Surgiqual Institute).

The teamworks – July 19-22

Students will be in group of 5, in order to provide a multicultural and multidisplinary approach on the process from lab to market for a concrete medtech project. They will be autonomous, but expert tutors in technology transfer and valorization, from Floralis, will be there to answer their questions and give advices.

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