MARS42 gives to Science PhDs and Post-Docs the high-technical guidance and multidisciplinary mentorship required for reading Research under a new light. From testing a new business idea, to bringing a new disruptive technology to the market, this Summer Entrepreneurship School will teach you how to transform your research into a new venture and communicate yourself and your ideas to the world.


The MARS42 - Research Beyond Academia is addressed to researchers who may wish to:


Work as a corporate entrepreneur in charge of developing and managing innovative projects in established science based companies.

Become an entrepreneur or join the founding team of a startup in the hard sciences space.

About the Program


Early Bird Participation Fee

Price: 350€

Deadline: March, 31st 2017

Participation Fee

Price: 500€

Deadline: May, 1st 2017

All the applications received are reviewed by our evaluation committee, and the best ones are selected to attend the program.

The participation fee is paid only when the registration is approved.


The registration fee for the advanced course (corso di perfezionamento) is a burden that can be deducted according to Art.15, clause 1, letter e) of the Decree of the President of the Italian Republic dated 22nd December 1986, No.917. The maximum amount that can be deducted is annually determined by Decree of the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR).

Learning outcomes 


Understanding the world of research outside academia, and the main differences between doing research in industry and developing a project as an entrepreneur.

Learning how to apply a scientific methodology to develop a research project that really meets the market needs, without loosing time and resources.

Acquiring the necessary skills to communicate the scientific project to the right audience, in the right way.


Take your seat for MARS42