Global Entrepreneur Development Program with Medical-Engineering-Design Thinking Process SUPPORTING MEDICAL INNOVATION
iKODE provides education programs for medical engineering innovation. Key components of the program include classes of design thinking and medical business strategy, and a project-based learning course in which you design a value proposition in the medical and healthcare field with support and mentoring by medical doctors and interdisciplinary collaborators. iKODE works closely with the Shiga Network for Medical Engineering Manufactures to promote the development of new medical device. We can support your medical innovative idea. iKODE offers valuable classes and workshops to every future entrepreneur.
iKODE supports you to learn medicine, engineering, design and management for medical and healthcare innovations through the classes, interactive workshops, internship programs, and overseas training. Rather than train you for an entrepreneur, we provide a comprehensive curriculum that will serve you in every facet of your career activities. You will find your way here as a leader in academia-industry collaboration to take on the messy problems in the medical and healthcare business fields.
iKODE PROGRAM BASED ON DESIGN THINKING
iKODE Program focuses on design thinking to create a new medical and healthcare solution. We try together to define what the problem is in the world, why the problem bothers us, and how we can solve the problem. The design thinking tools can help you find innovative ideas to solve the problem.
WHAT YOU WILL BECOME THROUGH iKODE!
iKODE means “Let's go to the higher point” in Japanese especially in Kansai accent.
i: igaku (medical)
KO: kougaku (engineering)
DE: dezain (design)
The logo mark indicates that integration of igaku, kougaku, and dezain develops medical entrepreneurs and leads to human-centered medical innovation, and that the trapezium expresses sharp impact to the society like a surgical knife.