Welcome to iPrepWA Biodesign 2020
This year, a new exciting opportunity has been created for PhD students and industry healthcare organisations. iPREP WA Biodesign is a newly established program facilitated by Perth Biodesign in collaboration with iPREP WA (Industry and PhD Research Engagement Program).
The 7 week program offers late-stage PhD candidates the opportunity to work on real-life problems faced by industry in the healthcare sector, and also supports training in innovation based on Stanford Biodesign methodology. The program is designed to fill gaps identified in specialised healthcare areas and commercialisation training within the Perth ecosystem.
How does iPREP WA Biodesign benefit industry in the healthcare sector?
Health-related organisations benefit from value-for-money consultancy, innovative solutions to business problems, increased engagement with all five universities optimising knowledge translation, and the potential to recruit outstanding PhD graduates.
How does iPREP WA Biodesign benefit late-stage PhD candidates?
Participation in the program provides PhD candidates with excellent networks and contacts in industry plus skills in project management, team work, design thinking and leadership as well as the opportunity to solve real problems in healthcare.
Student applications for the next iPREP WA Biodesign round open on 6th April 2020 for the next 7 week placement commencing 29th June 2020.