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EMBL Course: Design Thinking: Approaches for Chronic Disease Management

Dec 08 - 10, 2020   |   Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg  Germany
Organized by : European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)
Specialties : Medicine   |   Chronic Diseases
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EMBL Course: Design Thinking: Approaches for Chronic Disease Management is organized by European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and will be held from Dec 08 - 10, 2020 at EMBL Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany.

This course is aimed at Master’s and PhD students as well as postdocs with diverse backgrounds ranging from life sciences, engineering and medicine to entrepreneurship, business, marketing and public health.

Course Overview:
This workshop will bring together 30 young professionals and students to learn and apply state-of-the-art design thinking techniques. Over the course of three days small interdisciplinary teams will co-create innovative healthcare solutions for chronic disease management. Each team will take on a specific pre-defined challenge from the fields of precision health and data driven medicine. Engaging keynote speakers and experienced mentors will guide participants through the process of ideation, prototyping and business planning. Apart from learning new design thinking skills, participants will also have the opportunity to build networks with their peers as well as professionals with diverse backgrounds.

The event will be co-delivered by the EMBL-Stanford Life Science Alliance, Roche Diabetes Care and EIT Health.

• Keynote lectures
• Defining the problem
• Ideation
• Inital prototyping
• Pitching solutions

Learning Outcomes:
• Learners will be able to apply design thinking processes.
• This course is organised in cooperation with Roche.

Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.

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EMBL Heidelberg
Meyerhofstrase 1
Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany

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Hotel ISG Heidelberg,

Im Eichwald 19,

Heidelberg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany 69126,

+49 6221 38610

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