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F7ABBMAT - Marketing of Medical Technology

Code Completion Credits Range Language
F7ABBMAT KZ 2 2P English
Garant předmětu:
Petra Hospodková
Petra Hospodková
Petra Hospodková
Department of Biomedical Technology

Marketing fundamentals, products management, basic knowledge concerning export activities in the field of marketing and commercial health care technology. Practical cases are presented including health care technology companies from the Czech Republic. Discussion and analysis of the real products are included in the exercises.


Conditions for completing the course:

A. The condition for the successful completion of the course is processing of case study and performing a test.

B. Case Study is entered and processed during the semester and test is carried out during the exam period after completion of the course or at the end of the semester (e.g. last week).

Case study is processed by the students within the team and evaluation of the results is performed for the whole team.

D. Processing of the case study means maximum of 100 points

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Marketing: philosophy, systems and basic terms/ SWOT analysis - Case study (MedTech marketing)

2.The Medtech industry: Conceptual clarification and description of MedTech MKT

3.Sinua MedTech model: MKT idea

4.Market value and market estimate, Pricing, The Business model, The Business case, Different investment opportunities

5.Customer segmentation, Sales funnel and sales cycle, User involvement, Key opinion leaders

6. Intended use, Features and benefits, Key messages, Value proposition, Competitive positioning

7. Market access and commercial tactics, Regulation of MD worldwide, EU regulation - steps for entering to the market,

8. Hierarchy of evidence, Types of documentation

9. The communication plan, Communication developement process, Communication tools

10. Different perspectives of on the MedTech industry - the business view

11. Different perspectives of on the MedTech industry - the customer view

12. Selected chapters in MedTech Marketing

13. Selected chapters in MedTech Marketing

14. Overview /Final test

Syllabus of tutorials:

Without exercises.

Study Objective:

To introduce with marketing theory fundamentals, define and present rules concerning health care technology commercial marketing, marketing theory applied to the most common cases in health care technology teach students marketing fundamentals in practical situations.

Study materials:

[1] Piester, C.: MedTech marketing. Gyldendal Akademisk. 2017

[2] Kotler, P.: Marketing management. Prentice Hall. 11th edition. 2002.

[3] Kotler, P., Armstrong, G.: Marketing: An Introduction. Prentice Hall. 2006.

The course is a part of the following study plans: