NUVention: Medical Innovation I (HEMA-915-0)
**HEMA-915 is a two-quarter sequence course in conjunction with HEMA-916**
Medical Innovation focuses on the creation of innovations for the health industry. Guided by faculty and physicians, students from Kellogg, the Law School, Feinberg, and McCormick work in teams to develop medical products. Students experience the entire innovation life cycle from ideation to prototyping, legal protection, market sizing and business plan development. At the end of the course, the teams present their business plans to a panel of venture capitalists with the goal of securing funding and possible formation of a start-up.
Key deliverables in this class include:
- "Elevator pitch" to request prototype/pilot funding
- Prototype development
- Provisional patent application
- FDA 510/K application
- Business plan presentation to venture capitalists
To enroll in this course, permission from the instructor is required before registration. Students must take both the fall (I) and winter (II) quarter courses, in sequence, and will earn 2.0 credits after successfully completing both courses.
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