Summer school: Health innovation and entrepreneurship in practice

Learn how to develop innovative solutions to real needs and use your knowledge, skills and ideas to improve health care together with students and professionals from all disciplines!


Due to the Corona-virus situation, the course will be given as an online course.

This summer Uppsala University and EIT Health invite students and professionals from all disciplines to Summer school Health innovation and entrepreneurship in practice (5 credits). The course will run 20 July–7 August 2020 and consist of place visits, lectures, seminars and project work in teams.

Learn how to put your skills to use in innovative projects:

  • Identify health challenges in dialogue with target groups (public and patient involvement in research, PPI).
  • Plan, implement and apply innovations together in interdisciplinary groups and with support from mentors you will learn methods on how to find innovative solutions to relevant problems.
  • Present your ideas and get feedback Ideas are tested through meetings with needs-providers and mentors from innovation support organisations; the final solution is presented to a panel of evaluators and end users.

The summer school is part of the E-train

More information

In English  Health Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Practice
In Swedish  Hälsoinnovation och entreprenörskap i praktiken (5 hp)


Open for late application via
Öppen för sen anmälan via


Maria Hägglund
Course leader
Phone number: 072-9999381,

Last modified: 2021-09-07