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CM2008 Entrepreneurship in Technology and Health 7.5 credits

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus CM2008 (Autumn 2021–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

• Innovation

                       Alpha-Beta-Pilot test

• Marketing

Needs Analysis

Distribution Solution

Competition Analysis


Sustainable development

• Business

Business models and commercialization

Strategy and business logic

• Entrepreneurship leadership and organization

Interaction between key players

Organizational dynamics

Set Objectives and Key results

• Regulations

Basic intellectual property rights

Procurement Policy

Sustainable development

Lectures, exercises and seminar.

• RED1 - Individually short paper, analyzes and class discussions

• RED2 - Oral and written presentation of the business concept for peer review

• PRO2 - Continuous sprints with agile project methodology, develop a business plan presented to the class and external stakeholder

• LAB1 – Basic financial model and plan for personal, accelerator or venture financing

The course ends with a presentation day where the groups present their final products

Intended learning outcomes

After completing the course, the student should demonstrate proficiency in:

• value innovation and business concept development with, eg. "KTH Innovation readiness level."

• analyse needs, market and pricing

• analyse competitors, stakeholders and distribution solutions

• evaluate fundamental intellectual property rights for a business concept

• explain relevant aspects of sustainable development

• explain procurement and interaction between private and public actors

• evaluates strategies and business models for commercialization

• apply entrepreneurial leadership by involving potential customers, partners or suppliers in business concept development

• develop business communication by presenting ideas in public domain

• create a business plan including conduct of alpha-beta and pilot tests and a financial plan 

Course disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

ME1003 Industrial Management, Basic Course 6.0 credits or similar competenc

”Modern industriell ekonomi” av Mats Engwall mm. 987-91-44-11691-4

”Modern Industrial Management” av Mats Engwall mm. 978-91-44-12102-4

Recommended prerequisites

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”Modern Industrial Management” av Mats Engwall  et al. STUDENTLITTERATUR

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

A, B, C, D, E, FX, F


  • LAB1 - Laboratory work, 1.0 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • PRO2 - Project, 3.5 credits, grading scale: A, B, C, D, E, FX, F
  • RED1 - Oral and written presentation, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F
  • RED2 - Oral and written presentation, 1.5 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

Further information about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.

Course web CM2008

Offered by

CBH/Biomedical Engineering and Health Systems

Main field of study

Technology and Health

Education cycle

Second cycle

Add-on studies

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