Certificate in Industrial Life Sciences

Academics from the Faculty of Science, Life Sciences employers and the Career Center of the University of Geneva (Uni-Emploi) have put together the Certificate in Industrial Life Sciences (CILS). This Certificate aims at improving the employability of graduates who hold a university degree in Life Sciences and the program has been designed to bridge the gap between Academic and Industrial Life Sciences (ILS)

 

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Graduates holding a master or a PhD degree in biochemistry, biology, bioinformatics, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences or equivalent

 

OBJECTIVES

  • Acquire the basic vocabulary used in ILS and learn about the different jobs linked to ILS
  • Understand the different phases of product development and acquire a basic knowledge of the activities linked to these phases
  • Learn about specific tools, e.g. in the field of Quality as well as Technical Lab Skills (such as health and safety), Project Management (such as risk analysis)
  • Acquire targeted knowledge and know-how related to a specific job “category” through a 6-month traineeship in industry performed after the courses
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