Application process for Venture Leaders Biotech 2024 is now open

Win your place in the Swiss National Startup Team 2024 & Meet industry leaders and international biotech investors on an exclusive roadshow in Boston ! We are excited to launch this year’s call for the most promising startups in biotechnology, to showcase their innovation to investors and corporates in Boston. Application deadline : Feb.26, 2024 !

Those eligible to participate are:

  • Founding and managing members of Swiss biotech startups;
  • Fundraising and ready to grow business with international investors;
  • Building a global biotech startup

Apply by February 26, 2024 on :

Admission Process

February 26, 2024 : Final date for submission of applications
March 19, 2024 (virtual) : Personal presentation by the best 20 applicants in front of the jury
– Program for the 10 winners –
April 22, 2024 (Basel Swiss Biotech Days) : Kick-off event presenting the Venture Leaders, including a pitching session
May 13-17, 2023 (Boston Trip) : Dive into the global entrepreneurial scene and personal development
Late 2024 : Graduation ceremony in Switzerland

Venture Leaders have a clear-cut goal

They envision themselves as global players and want to take the first step towards their global expansion.

The investor and business development roadshow to hotspots for biotech innovation allows for a deep-dive into
the global startup scene and includes public and private pitch sessions, high-level networking opportunities, company visits and individual business development activities.

Venture Leaders Biotech is organized by Venturelab in partnership with Swissnex Boston. The program with a value of CHF 10,000 is offered free of charge to the winner’s thanks to the support of Debiopharm, EPF Lausanne, ETH Zurich, EY – Ernst & Young, Kellerhals Carrard, Hansjörg Wyss, Novartis, Swiss Biotech Association, and VISCHER.

18 January 2024
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