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: 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
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
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 www.nordicbioventures.com
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.
We want to take you from good to great.
Friday is something special, let's enjoy a beer together.
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.