Universität Wien

301267 VO Business in Biotech (2020W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


Language: English

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

see german version

Tuesday 27.10. 09:00 - 13:15 Digital
Thursday 29.10. 09:00 - 13:15 Digital
Tuesday 03.11. 09:00 - 13:15 Digital
Thursday 05.11. 09:00 - 13:15 Digital
Tuesday 10.11. 09:00 - 13:15 Digital
Thursday 26.11. 09:00 - 13:15 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

This lecture will give an overview on the most important concepts of economics, strategy, marketing, management and accounting in the field of the Life Sciences industry and will provide an overview on the life sciences location Austria with focus Vienna.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam. Answers to given questions comprise of a couple of sentences or more per question by the student.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Widening of know how beyond science, rough understanding of economic concepts with focus on Life Science industries. A basis for advanced courses and (particularly in combination with the practical course in the summer term) for the investigation of commercial exploitation of scientific results.

Examination topics

Presentations (powerpoint, blackboard) supported by literature (incl. internet) and discussions and (optinal) participation of an experienced start up-manager.

Reading list

Books, magazines and internet sources are presented in the course. Example: "Key figures for managing directors, Peter Kralicek", Nature Biotech, websites of companies and institutions.

Association in the course directory


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