From Science to Business

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From Science to Business (FS2B) is a course sponsored by the TBDO (Technology & Business Development Office) and directed to BIST scientist wishing to strengthen their network with the local innovation ecosystem. The course is offered through the Barcelona Institute of Science and Technology (BIST) in collaboration with the ESADE Business School and it aims at developing entrepreneurship and innovation skills among the members of the BIST community.


The course will prepare participants to

  • To get acquainted with the business world, and to show how companies create value for society and for themselves: providing more, better and healthier food, a cleaner and safer environment, a higher quality of life, etc.
  • To provide a framework to understand how companies work and how they create value in a competitive environment.
  • To help understand the new venture creation process, and the role that science/technology plays in it.
  • To show that new venture creation needs scientists and engineers, and that entrepreneurship can be an attractive career path for them.


Target audience

This programme is aimed at researchers, senior researchers, postdoctoral fellows and doctoral students at BIST centers. The course is designed for groups of approximately 30-35 people to ensure optimal participation, learning and faculty-to-participant ratio.



Welcome Event
  • Monday, 4 October (15:30-17:30)
Trainning Course
  • Tuesday, 5 October 2021 (9 -18.30h)
  • Wednesday, 6 October 2021 (9 -18.30h)
(time to work on projects)
  • Thursday, 14 October 2021 (9 -18.30h)
  • Friday, 15 October 2021 (9-14h)


Tentative Programme*

* Subjected to changes



Check with your institute’s organizers to pre-register

The course is free, however 50€ of deposit is mandatory and will be reimbursed upon completion of the course.