MSc in Business Administration and Bioentrepreneurship


What gets you the job?

As a graduate in bioentrepreneurship you will not only learn the skills valuable for starting up your own company. You will also be able to handle a broad range of tasks in life-science companies that develop and launch new products and services.
Bioentrepreneurs are the link between life-science and business.

Career opportunities

With a master’s degree in bioentrepreneurship you can manage the following tasks in Denmark as well as abroad:

  • Market analysis and planning
  • Valuation and finance
  • Innovation and IPR
  • Management of biotech companies regarding its finances , organiation and governance
  • Development of large sales and collaboration projects (business development)

Job functions:

  • Entrepreneur
  • Strategy Manager
  • R&D Manager
  • IPR Manager
  • Consultant
  • Project Manager


  • Biotech
  • Industrial Biotech
  • Pharma
  • Life Science
  • Health
  • Food Processing

Academic profile


Within Biology-Biotechnology the you will acquire knowledge and skills enabling you to:

  • Describe the biological complexities within the fields of cell and organism biology and molecular biology at an advanced level, including the principles of cell functions and genetic control of these processes
  • Critically reflect on the theory behind methods,. Uusing a model systems to integrate basic knowledge about an organism to understand complex biological process
  • Evaluate the usefulness of different organisms as expression hosts in research
  • Use advanced methods in molecular biology in the context of a research project.
  • Use basic knowledge from other disciplines in an integrated manner when analyzisng current problems in biology – biotechnology.
  • Discuss and choose techniques in molecular biology, design of laboratory protocols and safety procedures in relation to the handling  and exploitation of organisms in biotechnology
  • Transfer theory, hypothesis and principles through biochemical, and/or mathematical/statistical description to results, which can be statistical and experimental tested.
  • Comprehend integrated approaches to biological questions, using genetics, physiology, biochemistry and bioinformatics to relate phenotypes to genotype as platforms for modeling organism metabolism at the molecular level.
  • Read, discuss and present original articles within the field. Communicate effectively to specialist and non-specialist audience at a variety of levels, using modern and appropriate information and communication tools.

Business Economics

Within Business Economics you will acquire knowledge and skills enabling you to:

  • At an advanced level be knowledgeable at an advanced level about the factors shaping the commercial context and potential for bio-innovations- and ventures.
  • Analyse challenges in biobusiness innovation and entrepreneurship into problems, corresponding to relevant analytical tools and solutions.
  • Critically understand the conditions for applying theories and methods.
  • Use advanced methods for solving analytical issues in bio-innovation and entrepreneurship, relating particularly to the fields of innovation analysis, market entry and performance, governance, control and contracting, and also financing and valuation.
  • Understand the interfaces between these different disciplinary approaches.
  • Select and prioritisze between analytical solutions for specific problems in innovation and venturing.
  • Asses’ strengths of analytical results, particularly regarding their robustness against changes in the business environment.
  • Independently be able to develop analytical strategies appropriate for different business challenges.
  • Understand the role of assumptions behind methods and theories and assess their implications for analytical results.
  • Read, discuss and present original articles within the field. Communicate effectively to specialist and non-specialist audience at a variety of levels, using modern and appropriate information and communication tools.


  • Transfer theories and principles from advanced state-of-the-art molecular biology and business economics to solve new questions posed by the research community, industry and the society
  • Understand the science underlying bio-innovations innovation, allowing assessment not only of the strength of the research, but also of its uniqueness, its susceptibility to imitation etc.
  • Draw implications from this understanding of the science of the innovation to the conditions and potentials associated with its commercialiszation.
  • Work independently and effectively on an individual basis and in teams. Particular emphasis is put on team-working abilities in cross-disciplinary environments, spanning bioscience and business creation.
  • Use lifelong learning as a principle to independently evaluate and structure learning processes and assume responsibility for continuous professional development.

Academic profile

In the academic profile you can find more information about the various competences you achieve on the programme:  Competence profile for BBIP

Sidst opdateret: Web editor - Student Communications // 03/03/2016