Letter of Motivation I would like to affirm my interest to apply for the Masters inBioentrepreneurship at Karolinska Institute for the next available intake in autumn2018 session. I believe that choosing this program will be essential for myfuture prospects.
I came to understand and appreciate the wonders of Science withmy Bachelor’s degree, inspiring me to pursue Master’s in the field. With secondMaster’s degree in Biotechnology, I learned various techniques in Microbiology,Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. I have acquired doubleMaster’s degree with an aim to strengthen my foundation with basic concepts ofLife Sciences and Biotechnology. I am confident in my abilities and wish toassure the evaluation board that I would bring my knowledge, skills, innovation,experience and exposure gained throughout my academic career.
Growing in India life throws many challenges at each stage oflife. As I moved to Delhi to pursue my master’s project, I happen to visitseveral government hospitals and realized how people from underprivilegedbackground are suffering and are deprived of even basic health care. I felt ifwomen are empowered with healthcare at crucial stages of life, perhaps the viciouscycle of deprivation could be addressed. I always wondered could my knowledge helpin providing affordable methods to detect and treat certain common diseases,which are prevalent in India, African subcontinent and other developingcountries. Through this program I hope to develop entrepreneurial skills instarting and sustaining several such initiatives that would make a differenceat the grass root. I have compelling desire to provide affordable low-costquality health care products that could be customized to the needs of underdevelopedcountries. Ihave a vision to manage my business in the near future, with an ultimate aim tocreate affordable health related products and services. The master’s program inEntrepreneurship and Innovation will help me developing essential knowledge ofhow to experiment an innovative idea, product or service, how to financestart-up ventures and innovation projects, and how to sell and market newproducts and services into national and international markets.
I will also getto learn tools and concepts relating to management of a business, how firmscompete for customers in national and international markets, how to frame strategies;organize activities and operations to grow into successful business. It willalso help me in understanding the hurdles, opportunities, skills and fundamentalrequirements essential to lead and manage the process of innovation, start-upand growth. Havinggone through the course structure which combines theory and practice, I amconvinced that it provides participants the opportunity to apply classroomknowledge in real life scenarios in the wider entrepreneurship and managementspectrum. On one side, I get to understand the basic skills based in theory andpractice within core areas such as entrepreneurship, product development, andmarketing, on the other side, I will be exposed to the processes involved inIndustrial management, Project management, market analysis and businessdevelopment. Ibelieve that the specialized academic environment developed over the years bydedicated researchers, teachers and even students at Karolinska Institute willput me on the fast track to a career in entrepreneurship.
The wide range ofknowledge acquired during the course at University will equip me with skillsand competence required in rapidly changing corporate world. As our worldconstrict in a global village, I am aware of the need to have a globallyrecognized qualification which broadens one’s prospective, if one is to be andstay competitive. As a leading research institution with a long learningtradition and innovation in a multi-cultural environment, Karolinska Institutehas what it takes to prepare me for a rewarding career in project managementand entrepreneurship. I expect to use the individual and group activities to broaden myperspective, share my experiences and learn from the experiences of others.It would be very enlightening to share and exchange thoughts and ideas with agroup of people from different nationalities, cultural orientations and schoolsof thought on one platform.
It will also help me understanding the hurdles,opportunities, fundamental requirements, and particular skills need to lead andmanage the process of innovation, business start-ups, high growth, and rapidchange. I am enthusiastic, energetic and innovative.I believe that I can fuse my interest in poetry, dancing, painting withbiotechnology, to develop my entrepreneurial skills. This helps indisseminating my knowledge in creative ways, after all entrepreneurship is allabout creativity. .