TRAIN has launched a 2 year continuous professional education programme "Translational Research & Medicine: From Idea to Product" providing a comprehensive overview of translational research & medicine. Professionals from academia, medicine and industry will acquire compact knowledge that will help to optimise project interfaces and timelines. This unique TRAIN academy programme will not only widen the career opportunities of the participants but also intensifies the networking of experts within the research region Lower Saxony.



Are you working in translational research and medicine? The certificate programme “Translational Research & Medicine: From Idea to Product provides you with the opportunity to expand your network with key opinion leaders as well as Institutes in your region – you become part of the translational community Hannover-Braunschweig. Get a comprehensive overview of translational research & medicine. Acquire compact knowledge that will help you to optimise project interfaces and timelines. Learn from the best and profit from exciting job rotations – a springboard for your career.



  • Certificate programme for working professionals: October 2016 - October 2018 (24 month; approx. 260 credit hours)
  • Target group: Research, Medicine, Industry, Competent Authorities (min. 2 years of professional experience)
  • Costs for 2 year programme: 4.800 € (Partner 2.400 €)



  • Idea – first steps
  • Quality assurance
  • Discovery & development of small molecules
  • Development and manufacturing of ­ATMPs and other biologicals
  • Development and marketing ­authorization of medical devices and ­tissue engineered medicinal products
  • Pre-clinical development
  • Clinical development
  • Regulatory affairs, approval of medicinal products and ethics
  • Cross-process aspects
  • Transferable skills
  • Rotation, career-coaching & consulting
  • Key note lectures

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Our lecturers are actively involved in the different phases of translation including basic research, preclinical studies, and clinical studies. You profit from both the practical experience and theoretical background of lecturers working in academia, industry and regulatory agencies. Get to know these key opinion leaders and expand your professional network.

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Registration for the TRAIN Academy year 2017

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TRAIN Academy inside the HBRS

TRAIN Academy in an integral part of the Hannover Biomedical Research School. The HBRS is the MHH's international graduate school in the field of biomedicine.

The TRAIN Academy is supported by:

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