23-24 years old
10 Months. Full Time
None to 2 years
94% of the students within the year
> 15 Nationalities
The objective of the programme is to acquire a deep understanding of the key aspects of the processes involved in the set-up of biotechnology-based companies, fundraising with private equity to develop the drug candidate, and the relationships between global departments of the pharmaceutical industry in order to develop later stages of clinical trials.
The main roles in companies related to these areas of knowledge are those such as: investment analyst, innovation science liaison, project leader, business development, financial consultant among other corporate positions at biotechnology-based companies or the pharmaceutical industry and other companies related to healthcare.
The main areas of work and topics are related with corporate management, entrepreneurship and innovation, financial valuations in biotech markets, venture funding and private equity and international business development in the life sciences sector.
The BBI MBAs and Executive Programmes give the students applied knowledge about the Biotechnology sector beyond the laboratory, opening a new wide range of professional development and career opportunities
Esther Riambau - Life Science Director at UPF Ventures
We motivate entrepreneurship and innovation in Life Sciences. The students will not only acquire theoretical knowledge throughout the course, but also become an active part of the sector from the first day
William Hariri – Vice President at Locust Walk
The master's programs cover a growing unsatisfied necessity for scientific profiles that want to orient the professional career towards management, business and investment in applied research
Mireia Angulo - Senior Investment Analyst at Caixa Capital Risk
The greatest thing is that all the Alumni are now part of the Biotech and Pharma sector, each of us growing in our own way and still doing science.
Beatriz Volckaert - Impact Investment Analyst at Ship2B & BBI Alumni
Acquiring a global perspective of capital markets in biotechnology and understanding the investment analysis process, is a crucial step towards a financial career development in private equity and corporate management in biotechnology venture funds
Guillem Laporta - Principal at Ysios Capital
Here are some of the most frequent questions from our candidates
Every day is different throughout the year. During the first stage, when students take their common modules, apart from the evening classes from Monday to Thursday, the students also develop their career impact programmes. These programmes have their project meetings at various research centres and participate in extra-curriculum activities.
For the final semester in Barcelona, each student develops their own academic internship programme depending on their chosen career itinerary chosen. All programmes have the same number of assignments and group work to complete. Typically, the second semester is focused increasing the time spent on students’ career-related activities.