Graduate level course (second year - second semester)
School of Engineering > INP5071737
Professor Moreno Muffatto


Mission of the course

Develop attitudes and skills toward Innovation and Entrepreneurship.


Objectives of the course

The course enables students to acquire the skills needed to pursue an innovation project both from an entrepreneurial point of view (new venture creation) and from a managerial point of view (management of innovation).
Students with different background are encouraged to participate to increase the variety of competencies normally needed in an entrepreneurial and/or innovation project.
Students are requested to develop an innovation project with a potential for creating a startup.


Course main contents

  • Opportunity identification
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Market analysis
  • Customers analysis
  • Concept generation and selection
  • Prototyping
  • Intellectual Property Rights and Patents
  • Product/Service Economics
  • Project Management
  • Business Plan and Venture Creation


The main requirement of the course is to develop a project following the provided guidelines. A completed project work is due at the end of the course.
Feedback on assigments are given throughout the course and within the parallel Design & Innovation Lab (DILAB).


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