The course aims at developing managerial skills for the governance of innovation within organization, including both start-ups, SMEs, and Multinational Companies / large-sized companies. Topics cover the whole innovation process: from idea generation to its development and deployment, through intermediary steps, e.g. business modeling, market analysis, research and development, prototyping, pilot test in the market, ecc. Legal and strategic solutions to protect the competitive advantage against imitation and infringements are discussed. 
The course provides cross-industry contents, though a special emphasis goes to: Digital economy, Life Sciences, Advance Manufacturing (Industry 4.0).