From Idea to Start-Up

9. 5. 2019, 09:00 - 13:00
JIC, South Moravian Innovation Centre

Interactive Entrepreneurship Workshop for CEITEC MU Researchers

Working as a researcher at Bohunice Campus, chances are good, that you ever met one of the most famous local start-up founder Oliver Dlouhy. Oliver is rather shy 31 year old, founder of a unicorn start-up A unicorn start-up is a term referring to private company with a valuation over 1 billion USD. Famous unicorns are for example Facebook, Google or Uber. offices are located just across the street from our campus, the company was founded in 2012 and today their offices accommodate more than 1000 employees. Oliver´s idea that is today worth millions was born from his personal need and was further developed in the South Moravian Innovation Centre (JIC).

South Moravian Innovation Centre (JIC) created specially tailored workshop for CEITEC MU researchers. This workshop called FROM IDEA TO START-UP will take place on Thursday 9. May from 9.00 till 12.30 at JIC premises. Come and join us for this special interactive workshop and learn how you could turn your own need or idea into a successful start-up! 


During this workshop you will learn answers to the following questions:

.       What is an entrepreneurial mindset and how can you developed it?

.       How can you turn problems into opportunities?

.       Where to begin? How to generate and grow ideas?

.       What is lean canvas? Learn to use this powerful tool and see how it can help you to create a quick snapshot of your idea and to refine it.

.       Are there any life science Start-ups in Brno? Yes, there are! Meet Václav Matoušek, founder of ETH life science spin-off and learn from his story.

.       How can regional innovation centres such as JIC support you and the regional ecosystem?

.       How attractive is BrnoRegion? Why is it worth it to stay in South Moravia region?

.       How will your life look like if you decide to become a start-up founder? Join us for short excursion through the JIC incubator.


For registration use the registration form bellow. Please note that this event has a limited capacity of maximum 30 participants. If you register and can not attend due to other obligations, please email so that your spot can be given to someone else on the waiting list.