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Do you believe biology is key to solving the climate problems we’re facing?

Do you dream of founding your own biotech venture?

Do you want to use your research capabilities to build something with impact?

This is the opportunity for you.

→ Apply for Nordic BioVentures’ Venture Creation Studio this spring 2023.

What we offer

We offer an 8 month program with coaching and funding. From day one, we provide access to an unrivaled set of co-founders, strong ecosystem, network and expertise to support exceptional founders building what will define tomorrow.

What you can expect from Nordic BioVentures:

  • Find your co-founder – We connect you to great co-founders and form an amazing team to embark on this journey together with you.

  • Validate your idea(s) – Founders go through a thorough problem and idea validation process.

  • Get funded from day one - If your team’s idea is selected, we provide funding from day one via an initial stipend, a pre-seed investment and a clear pathway to additional capital via connections to leading investors and VCs.

  • Built with biology - We work on life science/biotech ideas that positively impact the world.

  • Coaching and mentoring - We provide hands-on support in all different stages of the journey: from ideation to pre-seed investment

  • Network - Gain access to an exceptional network of experienced founders and investors.

Start date/location

  • Start date: February 11-12th, 2023

  • Location: Copenhagen (exact location will be disclosed to participants)

  • The cohort runs for 8 months

  • We invest €100,000 in the company selected by our investment committee

About you

  • You have a strong biotech background with a keen interest in entrepreneurship

  • You have M.Sc., PhD or PostDoc level in biology, chemical engineering, biotechnology or related field

  • You want to work on bio-sustainable solutions

  • You are driven and a self-starter who can motivate yourself and others to join your mission

  • You set high goals and have proven to achieve them

  • You have the willingness and ability to keep going when you're faced with obstacles

  • You want to start your own bioventure

  • You have a Danish working permit

  • Experience with entrepreneurship is a plus

The program

  • Venture Creation Studio (Feb 11/12 ‘23): This weekend you will meet your fellow team members and go through the different stages of the ideation process to define your startup idea. The weekend will be finalized with a pitch session and the three winning teams will continue to the next stage.

  • Building the Business Plan: (One month): You will get one month to make a business proposal, a milestone plan, and formulate a proof-of-concept setup. You will have the opportunity to have regular coaching and sparring sessions with Nordic BioVentures. Based on the business plans the final winner is chosen to be funded by Nordic BioVentures for a seven month period.

  • Proof-of-Concept Level (Seven months): You receive an investment of €100.000 during a 7 month period to develop the proof-of-concept. During this stage you will establish the company, receive a salary and have regular coaching from Nordic BioVentures. At the same time, you will work towards new grants and investments.

Deadline for applications

  • 11th December, 2022

About Nordic BioVentures

Nordic BioVentures is an early-stage venture creation studio enabling and investing in exceptional BioVenture Founders. We bring together BioVenture Founders to build the companies for the future that are essential for the biorevolution to happen. We are experienced in consulting founders on their business strategy to maximize their investment readiness. We have our own investment fund that enables us to execute fast and focused with co-founders and strategic partners. We focus on building ventures within planetary health and biomanufacturing. Read more at

For more information or questions please contact us at or phone number +45 312 146 33

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Free friday beers
Free friday beers

Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Working at
Nordic BioVentures

Nordic BioVentures is a venture creation studio in Copenhagen focusing on planetary health. We work at the intersection of innovation and biology. We consult 65+ life science startups and projects per year through our tailored innovation programs and work for leading universities, venture capital and global deeptech NGOs and foundations.

Read more about Nordic BioVentures

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