Biomedical Translation and Commercialization Endeavor Badge (6 credits)


The FAES program in Biomedical Translation and Commercialization offers scientists and engineers the ability to develop new business, regulatory, and technology transfer skills essential for non-laboratory jobs in science and industry. Professionals interested in expanding their knowledge of the life sciences beyond the laboratory can accomplish their learning goals as they pursue the Biomedical Translation and Commercialization Endeavor Badge. Students may complete any 6 credits of 100-500 level TECH courses or courses combined with a workshop. Completion of the courses in this badge will enable a student to confirm their fundamental interest in these areas and serve as a steppingstone for future studies and career development activities.


Upon completion of the following badge requirements, students will be issued the Biomedical Translation and Commercialization Endeavor digital badge for use on their resume, online portfolio, website, and social media pages.

  • 6 credits of technology transfer, business, and industry (TECH) courses (100-500 level).
  • 1 project management workshop can qualify for up to 2 credits of the digital badge.
  • For all qualifying courses, students must earn a letter grade of C or above or a “pass” if the course is pass/fail. Audited courses do not qualify toward the digital badge.
  • Courses completed since January 2021 can be applied toward the digital badge.
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