Bioentrepreneurship. It’s NOT just starting your own company.

Hej all, This blog is kind of like a review of our first course Entrepreneurship in the Life Science. But one year one It’s still hard to explain what Bioentrepreneurship actually means. This is a quote from our textbook: “Entrepreneurship is so much more than starting an independent organisation, it is a complex phenomenon that… Read More Bioentrepreneurship. It’s NOT just starting your own company.

How will the Biomedicine Master’s program prepare you for a PhD?

Most of you that are planning to pursue Maser’s program in Biomedicine have already set your eyes on a PhD. Not only will the research intensive program motivate you further, it will also prepare you for a PhD. The curriculum is one way but there are other advantages you would get, being a part of KI.… Read More How will the Biomedicine Master’s program prepare you for a PhD?

The Life Science Industry (Sweden’s best kept secret)

Swedes lead the world in pop music, renewable energy and childcare. But do you know Sweden also has a world class Life Science industry? Last year, the US-Sweden ambassador told a conference that the life science was the ‘best kept secret’ in Sweden. It’s true Sweden doesn’t have the reputation of Silicon Valley but today… Read More The Life Science Industry (Sweden’s best kept secret)

How I spent my summer vacation (an internship at a health economics consultancy and other opportunities)

The first year Bioentrepreneurship is over (hurrah)…. this means we got a big long summer break (double hurrah). The Swedes love their summer and KI’s term times means we have no classes from early June to late August. Summer in Sweden is a little bit legendary. There are a million blog posts from my fellow… Read More How I spent my summer vacation (an internship at a health economics consultancy and other opportunities)

Admission statistics for Biomedicine Bachelor programme. Who gets in? 2014 – 2017

Disclaimer: No-one can predict whether you will get selected before the official announcement of results. The first international class of Biomedicine BSc program (me including) started at Karolinska Institutet in fall 2014. Since then, the program has become more popular and more competitive.  How do I know this? I’ve looked into the statistics by the Swedish Council… Read More Admission statistics for Biomedicine Bachelor programme. Who gets in? 2014 – 2017

Everything you need to know about Bioentrepreneurship Year One

The first year on Bioentrepreneurship has finished.  That means I have finished eight courses, fifteen assignments, four exams and six group projects. Over the year, I have tried to share the in and outs of what it is like to be a Bioentrepreneurship student at Karolinska Institutet. And in this post I have collated everything I… Read More Everything you need to know about Bioentrepreneurship Year One

Admission process to Biomed BSc programme for international students: 3 steps

I know that the admission process to the Global Bachelor’s Programme in Biomedicine is not easy to understand for international students. To change this, I visited the KI Admissions Office and they helped me to sort out a lot of questions. Here I’ll try to explain with 3 steps what happens when you apply. Hope you… Read More Admission process to Biomed BSc programme for international students: 3 steps

Should you go abroad for your placement?? These students say YES!

Hej Guys, Hope you are all well and enjoying the summer! I’m back in rainy Manchester for my summer….so thought it’s probably a good time to start dreaming about places I could potentially go for an exchange study. Are there any life science companies based on Caribbean islands? 🙂 Bioentrepreneurship students get to do three… Read More Should you go abroad for your placement?? These students say YES!

A History of MBE (and why we are happy to be the odd one out)

  The Master’s of Bioentrepreneurship is the ‘odd one out’ of the other programmes. It is not a science degree, it is not a medical degree, it is not your typical KI course. When asked I always describe my programme as ‘essentially a business administration education that focuses on life science companies’ (there is no… Read More A History of MBE (and why we are happy to be the odd one out)