Webinar - From Researcher to Entrepreneur, An Introduction to Entrepreneurship for PhD students

9. 12. 2021   15:00 - 17:00 

Are you a PhD candidate and considering becoming an entrepreneur? Does starting your own business make you curios and maybe even a little worried because you don't have enough experience yet? Join our online webinar where you will find out if entrepreneruship is the right career option for you and learn more about starting business. 

What will you learn?

  • is entrepreneurship the right career option for me
  • where to get a business idea
  • how to verify idea's commercial potential
  • what are the first steps you need to take for becoming and entrepreneur
  • what tools and support you can use at the beginning

Who can attend?

if you are a Ph.D. candidate who is thinking about their future career

Who will lead the webinar?

Veronika Štěpánková - has a PhD in Biochemistry from Masaryk University in Brno. Currently she works in the South Moravian Innovation Center as a startup consultant. Here, she helps promising young companies start their business and succeed in the market. Between 2013 and 2019, she worked as a CEO in Enantis, the first biotechnology spin-off from Masaryk University specialized in protein engineering. Prior to this, Veronika held a research position at the Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment, Masaryk University. She extended her expertise in industrial biotechnology during her research stays at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and National Institutes of Health in the USA. She has authored or co-authored several peer-reviewed scientific publications and two patents.

How can you join the webinar?

The webinar will be organized in English via MS Teams. We will send a link to join the webinar to those who register a day before the event. Besides the lecture you will be able to ask questions in chat. Registration is free of charge.