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BIOTECH 7030 - Science Commercialisation & Innovation

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Intensive 2 full days (9 – 5) in two separate weeks, i.e. a total of 4 days, divided into 2 day blocks
Restriction: Available to Master of Biotechnology (Biomedical) students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: Individual assessments - 2 x MCQ tests; write up of 2 case studies; 2000 Word Report on Biotechnology/Science based business proposal. Group Assessment - Feasibility Study

The course aims to provide students with an understanding of the innovation process and key components of commercialisation, with particular emphasis on science and technology-based innovation. Students are introduced to the key steps in the research commercialisation process, learn how research relates to innovation activities and processes, and how opportunities for capturing value from research are identified. The course will give students a working knowledge of procedures involved in protecting and managing their Intellectual Property through case studies and the legal framework underpinning these rights. Industry perspectives on the value of higher degrees in science, career possibilities and pathways are also covered. Course participants include University of Adelaide academic and commercialisation specialist staff, and contributors from industry.

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Commonwealth supported
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Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 09/08/2021 Wed 18/08/2021 Fri 17/09/2021 Fri 29/10/2021

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20312 WR01 56 52 27 Jul - 14 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 4pm Ingkarni Wardli, B17, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 4pm Ingkarni Wardli, B17, Teaching Room
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20311 TU01 56 52 30 Jul - 17 Sep Friday 10am - 12pm Ingkarni Wardli, B18, Teaching Room
8 Oct - 29 Oct Friday 10am - 12pm Ingkarni Wardli, B18, Teaching Room
Note: OFFSHORE or INTERSTATE STUDENTS are able to enrol in this course and study remotely.