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NUVention: Medical Innovation I (HEMA-915-0)
1.00 Credit
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Medical Innovation is a two-quarter sequence focused on the creation of innovations for the health industry. Students, guided by faculty and physicians from Kellogg and the Northwestern law, medical and engineering schools 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 and 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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Academic Year Term   Course ID Title Sec ID   Credits Syl Instructor Times Campus Location Mand 1st Exam
2014-2015 Fall 2014 HEMA-915-0 NUvention: Medical Innovation I 31 1 Sutter, Jr., William P. Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Chicago TBD (TBD) Y Check syllabus and confirm final deliverable or exam with professor.