• Opublikowano: 26/04/2021

From Scientists to Innovators for Industry – Invitation for recruitment


You are a (young) scientist wanting to change from an academic, research driven setting to an industry career path?

And you have a keen desire to actually apply your research on a medical problem to improve patients’ lives but are concerned if you possess the right skill set in order to make this change to industry?

Then we have exactly the right program for you, where you will learn and apply industry specific skills in order facilitate your transition from academia to industry.

From Scientists to Innovators for Industry / SciFi – a new blended learning programme offered by Medical University of Lodz and EIT Health – is a 3-month blended-learning programme consisting of online modules (with 7 basic modules and 3 industry specific modules), webinars, mentoring sessions and rounded off by three events (kick-off, mid programme and final event). All activities organised in cooperation with the best Universities and industrial Partners from Europe.

Why get involved?

  • Learn skills that our industry partners considered vital for a successful onboarding to industry:


Soft skills:                 Module 1: communication, collaboration

Creative skills:         Module 2: understanding customer needs, design thinking & prototyping

Module 3: strategic management

Business skills:        Module 4: problem solving & critical thinking

Module 5: project management

Module 6: operational management

Module 7: finance & market access

Industry specific skills:

Bonus modules on intellectual property, medical device regulation and digital transformation.

  • Learn, apply and present your skills in a team
  • Enjoy coaching from mentors from industry and academia
  • Receive recruitment coaching and networking with potential employers at the final event.

Who should apply?

Young scientists (PhDs and PostDocs) who are interested in starting a career in industry.

For further information contact:  Joanna Baranowska  joanna.baranowska@umed.lodz.pl  or visit https://eithealth.eu/project/sci-fi-2021/



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