Our own courses

Learning to do Business (Aprendre a Emprendre)

This is a 30 hours course that leads to 2 open credits for students in the final year of any degree course and also to Masters and PhD students. It offers training in entrepreneurial skills for the practical process of setting up a business, whether from the participant’s own ideas or scientific ideas being developed by university research groups which have commercial potential.

There is a limit of 40 places on the course and candidates must apply via a selection process based on their business motivation.

Generation of Ideas
This programme is aimed at researchers at the university who want to promote the entrepreneurial spirit and the culture of innovation. It combines training and practical sessions for a business idea based on research. At the end of the programme three prizes are awarded according to the viability of the projects presented by the entrepreneurial teams and one grant for a period in the business incubator for the winning team.

The 2014 competition will focus on the environmental sector and sustainable energies. In 2013 the theme was the bio sector and in 2012, the first year of the competition, the theme was engineering.

ITC Laude
This is a platform for young European university students in information and communication technology and is aimed at students and alumni of the UAB. It offers training to students who want to put into action a creative idea related to this area of knowledge. The winning project team each year will have access to a business incubator space in the Eureka building for six months to develop their project.