H-Impact?

H-Impact is an international program, with a 6 ECTS credit certificate, that gives participants the chance to develop specific skills, gather necessary knowledge & work on their personal development and mindset to make an impact on real-life challenges within healthcare.

Do you want to make a difference & create impact? Then sign up & apply for the H-Impact program.

What is H-Impact?

H-Impact is a 12-week international program that teaches innovation and entrepreneurial skills in the health care sector. The program consists of 2 on-site weekends (who will not be organized on-site, but online due to Corona) of 4 days and 12 weeks of online modules, assignments and a team challenge to work on.

During the program, participants will apply their newly gained knowledge and skills on the industry challenge which they tackle as a multidisciplinary team. While building an innovative solution, they go through the process of understanding, ideation, prototyping and testing, leading to a business model and go-to-market strategy. All of this with a focus on the healthcare ecosystem.

Why this program?

The program builds the innovation, entrepreneurship and intrapreneurship skills that are necessary to solve the challenges our healthcare sector faces today and in the future. Health organizations are desperately looking for staff that understands the process of bringing new solutions and technologies to the market, or to facilitate change withing their organization. This program combines a focus on those skills with the necessary expertise from the healthcare sector.

H-Impact is ideal for people from different backgrounds who want to work in the healthcare sector: for master students, recent graduates or researchers who want to have an extra advantage when applying for a job, for entrepreneurs who want to start their business in healthcare and for employees who want to strengthen their intrapreneurial and innovation skills.

Program overview

Program details

Practical

Application process

H-Impact takes the corona measures into account. Because of this, the complete course will be organized online (including the normally onsite weekends)

Application Deadline

14 June 2020

Start of the program

14 September 2020

End of the program

7 December 2020

Find more information about important program dates here.

Digital folder

DO! is the center for student entrepreneurship at Ghent University. We are the first point of contact for every University student who is thinking about starting his/her own venture, as well as a springboard towards other entrepreneurial organizations and initiatives in the ecosystem.