Applications for the Life Science ventures cohort – NOW OPEN

Published on Tuesday, February 07, 2017

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The Life Sciences cohort will equip ambitious entrepreneurs with tools to grow the initial stages of their ventures, with the ultimate goal that ventures will emerge with a solid foundation, ready to achieve sustained growth.

Deadline Extended!  SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2017, 11:59PM

There are 3 programs designed to help you build that solid foundation:

  1. Competitive Intelligence Workshop (March 2, 2017)
    • Why: understand strategies and tools to define the value proposition for your venture, receive an overview of the patenting process and strategies for patent research
  2. Target Product Profile (March 9, 2017)
    • Why: designed for human health life sciences ventures where navigating the regulatory environment is critical.
  3. Lean Launch Pad – LLP: Life - 5 sessions, March 24, 2017
    • Why: for venture teams to discover, develop and validate a viable business model

You should apply if:

  • Your venture’s target industry is related to: Life Sciences / Medical / Bioinformatics fields, ranging from new drugs and diagnostics to medical devices, to health management platforms, to monitoring environmental ecosystems
  • You are committed to building a venture, and have at least 1 member that is a UBC student, staff, faculty or alumni within 5 years
  • You currently have a startup, and you want to refine your business strategy to build traction for your business
  • You have at least 2 team members (including yourself)
  • You are committed to understanding your customer, their problem or needs

Click HERE to APPLY.

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