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Medical Technology Entrepreneurship

Module IN9038

This Module is offered by TUM Department of Informatics.

This module handbook serves to describe contents, learning outcome, methods and examination type as well as linking to current dates for courses and module examination in the respective sections.

Basic Information

IN9038 is a semester module in English language at Bachelor’s level and Master’s level which is offered in winter semester.

This Module is included in the following catalogues within the study programs in physics.

  • Catalogue of soft-skill courses
Total workloadContact hoursCredits (ECTS)
120 h 30 h 4 CP

Content, Learning Outcome and Preconditions


- Basics in life sciences and Medical Imaging
- qualifications of a medical imaging entrepreneur
- necessary criteria for a startup
- basics of IP, marketing, sales, finance
- basics of business plan creation
- How to finance the venture
- 2 team assignments: (a) idea creation, description, and R&D, (b) creation of a small business plan (max. 20 pages)

Learning Outcome

After attending this module, participants are able to write a business plan in the area of medical imaging. They have an overview on special regulations, in particular regarding certification of soft- and hardware. They understand basics of team building for start-ups, patents, marketing, sales and finances for companies in the area of medical imaging.


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Courses, Learning and Teaching Methods and Literature

Courses and Schedule

Learning and Teaching Methods

lecture, writing a business plan, presentations




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Module Exam

Description of exams and course work

The grade is mainly based on a business plan that is written in teams. The business plan is written in multiple steps. In each steps an oral presentation of the business plan has to be done, which counts for the grade. In addition, a small part of the gra
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