2021-10-14 05:50Press release

Time to apply to SmiLe e-Campus – a program about entrepreneurship & life science

SmiLe e-Campus is an online training program for future life science entrepreneursorganized in collaboration with GE Healthcare and PhilipsThe program has received high scores and reviews from previous participants for its excellent content and setupThe program is freeoffers 30 seats and is open for graduates, researchers and early-stage entrepreneurs from Europe.  


3seats available until December 5th, 2021. 


SmiLe e-Campus participants will learn the basics of life science entrepreneurship from more than 20 experts from SmiLe and its partners.   


The program offers a broad introduction about business models, corporate governance, funding, IP, regulatory issues, how to pitch to investors, and marketing. The lessons are applicable for any field of the life sciences, such as biotech, medtechhealthtech, e-health, pharma and diagnostics.   


GE Healthcare and Philips Electronicsmajor companies in the field, provide participants with valuable insights of the needs and requirements of the life science industry, complementing the participants´ education with insights from experienced experts in the field of life science. Hence, participants will also have a unique gateway to major industry players early in their lives as entrepreneurs. 


The participants from earlier rounds testify to their new invaluable understanding of the industry, and a novel confidence in how to create value propositions and business models as well as how to plan the development process from idea to investment.  


SmiLe e-Campus has been overwhelmingly well-received, demonstrating that our program and design are highly appreciated and create value for the participants. We are extremely pleased to be able to continue to offer the course to new aspiring life science entrepreneurs,” says Ebba Fåhraeus, CEO of SmiLe Incubator. 




For more information, please contact: Ebba Fåhraeus, +46 (0)734 000 433, ebba@smileincubator.life 



Facts about the program: 

    • Smile e-Campus is an online 8-weeks program that requires 5 hours of commitment per week. No earlier experience is required. 

    • It is a free online program with 30 available spots. 

    • Applicants with BSc, MSc or PhD degrees are welcome to apply. 

    • Application deadline is December 5th 2021. 

    • The program runs January 17th – February 11th 2022. 

    Reviews from earlier participants:


    This program exceeded my expectations in terms of learnings, the courses on the different topics were given by specialists and consultants with years of experience in their respective fieldsIt is a great addition to my second MSc in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. New learnings, that further developed my understanding of the commercial side of the life science business."  – Albert Tóth, MSc, Associate Business Development Partner in a Biopharmaceutical industry. 


    The program has been very inspiring. I got a deeper knowledge of several areas that I have touched on during the development of [our company and AI app for pain management] PainDrainer.” – Maria Rosén Klement, PhD, Research coordinator at CREATE Health and Immunotechnology Department at Lund University, Sweden. 


    “You offered me a holistic view of the world of Bioentrepreneurship and I am looking forward to making use of all the valuable insights I gained in these eight weeks. Thank you once more for providing me the opportunity to participate in this program. “ – Evangelia Valavani, MSc in Nutrition & Biomedicine, Germany. 


Language: English

About SmiLe Venture Hub – Pioneering Life Science Innovations

SmiLe Incubator is a life science business incubator based in Medicon Village in Lund, Sweden. SmiLe helps entrepreneurs commercialize their ideas. There are currently 25 companies in SmiLe which, together with alumni companies, have attracted more than EUR 460 million in venture capital to date since 2014. SmiLe offers excellent business coaching, a broad international network of contacts and a dynamic community, as well as well-equipped laboratories which is unique of its kind in Sweden. SmiLe is a non-profit organization and receives basic funding from Region Skåne, Lund Municipality, Lund University and Medicon Village. SmiLe´s sponsors are Agilent, Sparbanken Skåne, Awa, Høiberg, Prevas, Setterwalls, Zacco, Aqilion. SmiLe’s listed alumni companies have a market capitalization of EUR 1,3 billion (Q1 2021). www.smileincubator.life