Webinar: From Researcher to Entrepreneur, An Introduction to Entrepreneurship for PhD students

Čtvrtek 9. prosince 2021 15.00–17.00

Akce JICOstatní akcePro studenty


Veronika Rejšková

Are you a PhD candidate and considering becoming an entrepreneur? Does starting your own business make you curios and maybe even a little worried because you don't have enough experience yet? Join our online webinar where you will find out if entrepreneruship is the right career option for you and learn more about starting business.

What will you learn?

  • how to find if entrepreneurship is the right career option

  • where to get a business idea

  • how to verify an idea's commercial potential

  • what are the first steps you need to take for becoming an entrepreneur

  • what tools and support can be used at the beginning

Who can attend?

  • PhD candidates who are thinking about their future career

Who will lead the webinar?

Veronika Štěpánková

Veronika Štěpánková - has a PhD in Biochemistry from Masaryk University in Brno. Currently, she works in the South Moravian Innovation Center as a startup consultant. Here, she helps promising young companies start their business and succeed in the market. Between 2013 and 2019, she worked as a CEO in Enantis, the first biotechnology spin-off from Masaryk University specialized in protein engineering. Before this, Veronika held a research position at the Research Centre for Toxic Compounds in the Environment at Masaryk University. She extended her expertise in industrial biotechnology during her research stays at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and the National Institutes of Health in the USA. She has authored or co-authored several peer-reviewed scientific publications and two patents.

How can you join the webinar?

The webinar will be organized in English via MS Teams. We will send a link to join the webinar to those who register a day before the event. Besides the lecture, you will be able to ask questions in chat. Registration is free of charge, just fill out this questionnaire.