Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

     

BIOE 593 001 (CRN: 26531)

BIOTECH STARTUP

Long Title: BUILDING LIFE SCIENCES, BIOMEDICAL, AND BIOTECHNOLOGY STARTUPS
Department: Bioengineering
Instructors:
Zhang, David Y.
Veiseh, Omid
Meeting: 9:25AM - 10:40AM TR BRC 285 (7-JAN-2019 - 19-APR-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 10
Section Enrolled: 10
Enrollment data as of: 29-NOV-2020 8:13AM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: GR Course-Dept Schedules Exam
 
Description: This semester-long course aims to provide entrepreneurial students with a hands-on experience in building a high-tech company based on novel biomedical technologies being developed at Rice University and in the Texas Medical Center. Students will form teams of 2-4, and identify a promising biomedical technology, perform intellectual property landscape analysis, identify a minimum viable product, build a business plan, construct 1 year and 5 year financial projections, conduct voice of customer interviews, and present a fundraising “pitch.” Students are expected to spend 8-10 hours per week outside the classroom to complete tasks assigned during lectures, and will summarize their findings every 2 weeks in a 7-minute presentation.