Innovation Days (I-Days) is a European competition, occurring in parallel with other 19 European partners as the Imperial College (London), a university of Oxford (London), Karolinska Institute (Sweden) and the Sant Joan de Deu Hospital (Barcelona).
During 24 hours, students and researchers are encouraged to develop and present solutions for real-life health challenges. Students will receive an introduction to practical health innovation, entrepreneurship and pitching tools, as well as to compete in multidisciplinary teams.
At the final event of I-Days, the best team will have the opportunity to pitch to a panel of judges, which will be located in one of the involved countries. Organization will pay the participants flight and accommodation.
In Coimbra, the event is organized by R&D International Networks Unit of University of Coimbra (UC) in strong collaboration with Coimbra Hospital and University Centre (CHUC).
Registration is free but mandatory and with a limited number of participants.