EMBL Course: Design Thinking: Approaches for Chronic Disease Management
Event Jun 08 - Jun 10, 2020
EMBL Advanced Training Centre
Over the course of three days small interdisciplinary teams will co-create innovative healthcare solutions for chronic disease management. Each team will take on a specific pre-defined challenge from the fields of precision health and data driven medicine. Engaging keynote speakers and experienced mentors will guide participants through the process of ideation, prototyping and business planning. Apart from learning new design thinking skills, participants will also have the opportunity to build networks with their peers as well as professionals with diverse backgrounds. The event will be co-delivered by the EMBL-Stanford Life Science Alliance, Roche Diabetes Care and EIT Health. Audience This course is aimed at Master’s and PhD students as well as postdocs with diverse backgrounds ranging from life sciences, engineering and medicine to entrepreneurship, business, marketing and public health. Modules/Resources - Keynote lectures - Defining the problem - Ideation - Inital prototyping - Pitching solutions Learning Outcomes Learners will be able to apply design thinking processes.