Business Development Lab

What is it about?

In the Business Development Lab (BDL),  students work on a real-life cases together with professionals or provided by a research group or company. The objective is to identify the market opportunity and articulate the implementation and exploitation of that opportunity in a business plan. This course draws on experiential  learning and the know-how and skills learned during the Entrepreneurship Basic courses. 

Two versions of the BDL exist each focused on the implementation of start-up opportunities in specific industries.

‘MoT9612 – Business Development Lab’ focuses on developing business plans for start-ups in the field of mechanical engineering and digital technologies.

More information in the study guide.

‘MOT9615 – Health Business Development Lab’ focuses on developing business plans for start-ups in the Health care sector.

More information in the study guide.

To whom is it addressed?

Students who have passed a core entrepreneurship course or similar and want to investigate the feasibility of entrepreneurial opportunities.

How does it connect ?

The Business Development Lab courses can be taken as part of an EIT program, the annotation entrepreneurship program or can be taken as an elective.

What is the outcome?

You will work on developing a business model and write a report for the commercialization of a new technology, which you will defend against a jury.

Course codes/ size
MOT9612 – 5 ECTS
MOT9615 – 5 ECTS

Instructor(s)
Dr. Victor Scholten
Dr. Hanieh Khodaei
MSc Asli Boru
MSc Akos Wetters

Contact

Dr. Victor Scholten

Module manager