Entrepreneurship & Innovation 1: Business models

This course provides students with the toolbox needed to develop entrepreneurship and innovation related to marine resources.

Basics of accounting, marketing, operation management will be introduced, together with the different components of a business plan and a focus on competitive intelligence.


ENOV1 | #Science & Society | 4 ECTS

Semester 2 (Spring)


Learning outcomes

 Students should

  • assess a business issue and formulate solutions
  • create a business plan from an opportunity arising from marine resources
  • demonstrate awareness of ethical considerations
  • be able to launch a startup and anticipate the risks they could face


  • Business model design
  • Organization design
  • Innovation ecosystems
  • Raising money
  • Legal matters
  • Finance toolbox
  • Sales are essential
  • Marketing & Communication
  • Leadership applied to entrepreneurs
  • Scaling for Growth
  • Project review and celebration


  • Christophe Imbert (INRIA)
  • Guillaume Le Port (Blue Seeds)


  • Final written examination
  • Project presentation
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