Background and aims

Winter School of Research Commercialisation – Winter School Week 2020 is organised as a series of online events aimed at those interested in gaining skills needed to build successful academia – industry collaborations in pharmaceutical or biotech industry or to set up a company in the healthcare field.


Who should attend

Winter School Week is open to students, PhD candidates, early career researchers, industry professionals and all those interested in development and manufacturing of healthcare solutions.

School Week 2020 Online Events

  • 24 November: Technology Transfer Insights - Manufacturing Innovation in Pharma (webinar)
  • 25 November: Research Commercialization and Intellectual Property Primer (webinar)
  • 26 November: Building New Ventures in Bio & Health (webinar)
  • 27 & 28 November: Pitching Your Innovation Proposal to Industry & Investors (short course)


Registration is required to participate in one or more Winter School Week 2020 events. Participation in all events is free of charge.

Registration in the 2-day short course “Pitching Your Innovation Proposal to Industry & Investors” is limited to 40 participants. Webinar registrations are not affected by this limit.

School Certificate and PhD Study Programme

To obtain the Winter School of Research Commercialisation certificate participation in the 2-day short course and two (out of three available) webinars is necessary.

The University of Zagreb Faculty of Pharmacy and Biochemistry has preapproved the Winter School as an elective course within the framework of the doctoral Pharmaceutical-Biochemical Sciences study programme (5 ECTS).