Academic Catalog


Course Code: 2380441
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Biology
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. HSEYN AVN KTEM
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

The course gives an introduction on bio-entrepreneurship. The students will be introduced with current trends in global bio-business opportunities and knowledge based bio-economy concept. Basics of legal requirements, intellectual property rights, regulatory environment, protection of ideas, funding opportunities to establish star-ups will be introduced. Important ventures in bio-business will be introduced. Business plan preparation and field visits to bio-based business facilities will be conducted.