90832 - Technological Innovation and Product Development

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Docente: Ilaria Re
  • Credits: 3
  • SSD: ING-IND/35
  • Language: English
  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Second cycle degree programme (LM) in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (cod. 9068)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, the student: - has knowledge of the technical, economic and competitive variables and organizational solutions for the management of innovative projects, with particular attention to the development of new products; - has knowledge and operational skills related to specific management structures, organizational roles and management techniques.

Course contents

The course introduces the principles and methods of innovation management, EU project management and access to European funds with a special focus on the pharmaceutical and biotechnology applications. The module will also address a general framework of international cooperation projects and learn a common base for all EU Programs. It will focus on the four common stages of EU project management: (i) definition of the Goal and Scope; (ii) innovation management assessment; (iii) manage contractual procedures with the European Commission; (iv) organize and plan the project work; (v) monitor the project development on a technical and financial point of view and evaluate its outcomes. Case studies will consider funded projects of biotechnology, life science, pharma


Slides projected during lessons will be provided to the students, together with scientific articles dealing with the course topics

Teaching methods

Practice in small groups on practical cases and recent or current call for proposal forms.

Assessment methods

A written test at the end of the course is expected.
The prerequisites of the course and the exam modalities are the same for the students who attend and do not attend the lessons.

Office hours

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.