Editorial from
Nova Shool of Business and Economics and Nova Medical School
July 16, 2024
4. Quality education

4. Quality education

Ensure access to inclusive, quality and equitable education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all.

Open and User Innovation Knowledge Center organizes free course

NovaSBE, in collaboration with Nova Medical School and Openand User Innovation Knowledge Center, organized a free course entitled Health Innovation – From Ideas to Impact: As Health professionals, patients and caregivers contribute to technological advantages in health.

Open and User Innovation Knowledge Center

The Nova SBE Open & User Innovation Knowledge Center brings together leading researchers and practitioners to produce and disseminate research-based knowledge in innovation management and, more specifically, open, user, and patient innovation and entrepreneurship.

The center is anchored in the research faculty at Nova SBE and complemented by leading affiliate researchers from renowned institutions. Its mission is to produce high-quality multidisciplinary research by fostering cooperation between management, scientists, and professionals of diverse backgrounds. Its ambition is to become a leading center in its areas of expertise.

Health Innovation Course

The field of medicine is constantly evolving with new technologies and innovations. To stay updated, medical students and doctors need to understand the modern clinical innovation landscape, including different sources of medical innovations, and how to integrate clinical and patient innovations into medical practice. This course provides an in-depth understanding of modern clinical innovation, exploring case studies of successful clinical innovations such as medical devices, software platforms, and drug therapies. The main goal of the course is that by the end of the course, medical professionals have the knowledge and tools to apply the latest clinical innovations to their practice and improve patient care in a rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

The course was aimed at healthcare students, healthcare professionals, or innovators. Speakers from the Nova SBE, Pedro Oliveira, Maria João Jacinto (executive director of OUI and Patient Innovation), and Tiago Godinho (Head of Nova SBEDigital Experience Lab) were included.

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