Checking date: 29/04/2024

Course: 2024/2025

Innovation, intellectual property and entrepreneurship
Master in Clinical Engineering (Plan: 388 - Estudio: 347)


Department assigned to the subject: "Conde de Campomanes" Institute of Entreprenurial and Family Business

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


CAPABILITIES CE8 Ability to apply the tools of innovation management and assess the implications of decisions on aspects of protection of intellectual and industrial property LEARNING OUTCOMES Recognize the capabilities associated with entrepreneurship, analyzing the requirements derived from business activities. Define the opportunity of creation of a business, assessing the impact on the environment and incorporating ethical values. Activities for the establishment of a company, by choosing the legal form and identifying the associated legal obligations.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
Part 1. Innovation Concept, sources and types of Innovation Adoption and diffusion of innovation in the healtcare sector Technological innovation and its characteristics in the healthcare sector Technological cooperation and open innovation in healthcare Financing Innovation Part 2. Intellectual property rights Industrial and intellectual property concepts Intellectual property: Criteria, requirements, and consequences Management of intellectual property in healthcare Part 3. Entrepreneurship and new business venturing.
Learning activities and methodology
Theoretical lectures, which will consist in systematic explanations of the main concepts and analytical frameworks underlying the different topics covered along the course. Students will be given the appropriate bibliographic references in advance, so that they can study and prepare for eatch session. Practical sessions, during which students will analyze real-life case studies applying the contents previously explained in the theoretical lectures. Active participation is expected from the students. Finally, the students will develop a business plan for an innovative business project.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50

Basic Bibliography
  • Baker, D., Jayadev, A., & Stiglitz, J. E.. Innovation, intellectual property, and development: A better set of approaches for the 21st century.. ccc. 2017
  • Baker, D., Jayadev, A., & Stiglitz, J. E.. Innovation, intellectual property, and development: A better set of approaches for the 21st century.. AccessIBSA . 2017
  • Barlow, J. . Managing innovation in healthcare. World Scientific Publishing Europe, Ltd. . 2017
  • Rodríguez Márquez, Nieto, M.J.A.Fernández, Z., y Revilla Castejón, A.. Manual de Creación de Empresas. Civitas-Thompson Reuters. 2014
  • Schilling, M.A.. Strategic Management of Technological Innovation. MCGraw-Hill. 2013
Additional Bibliography
  • Dodgson, M, Philips, N., y Gann, D. M. (Eds). The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Management. Oxford University Press. 2014
  • Castle, D.. The Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Biotechnology Innovation. Edward Elgar Publishing. 2009
  • Westland, J.C.. Global Innovation Management. Palgrave. 2016

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.