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The world has recognized new avenues in the biosciences and technology ground as the next key driver for economic expansion and wealth creation in the knowledge-based economy. The present investments in life science associated infrastructure and capability is soaring. The need of the hour is to produce eligible "Managers of Science".

In this context Vels University would like to offer a Certificate course on Bio-Entrepreneurship & Innovation Management.This course intended to target Executives, Professionals, Entrepreneurs in health care, Pharmaceuticals, Medical device, Bio industry and High technology sectors to operate as "Managers of Science" in bio business.

Signs MoU with GOVIN Academy (Singapore)
GOVIN Academy (Singapore) signs MOU with VELS University (Chennai, India) to offer one of the first Certification and Diploma programs in Bio-Entrepreneurship, Technopreneurship & Innovation management. In addition, GOVIN Academy will set up a world-class “Technology Accelerator” to seed state-of-the-art technology Start-Ups and organize “Boot Camps in Venture Financing & Private Equity” in VELS University, Chennai, India.

Mr Anand Govindaluri, Founder & Director of GOVIN Academy commented, “We're thrilled to be work with VELS University in India as we see ourselves as pioneers in providing affordable and scalable Bio-entrepreneurship education. The partnership with VELS provides effective market validation of the usefulness and as well as novelty of our bio-entrepreneurship and innovation management programmes that will enable science students and executives in building a robust start-up entrepreneurial economy”.

Course Details:
The program has 8 modules like
  • Leadership, Governance and Management of world-class healthcare companies
  • Strategic Management of Innovation and technology commercialization
  • Financial analysis & Investment Management of technology companies

The classroom instructions will be given by expert faculty both from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and India. Besides, the entire material shall be made available through the Net. The course is being conducted very successfully by Nanyang Technological University for the past two years and this course is also certified by the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.

Duration - 8 wks / Module (Weekend only)

The benefits that will accrue to the students who undergo a minimum of 5 modules which will lead to certification are

  • The possibility of a few innovations, some of which may be funded by leading bio groups.
  • The students can also use this knowledge gainfully even if they take up employment elsewhere.
  • The certification may facilitate easier access to Bank loans for entrepreneurs.

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