Opportunity for students and researchers to win £100k in the OneStart programme
11 November 2014
Apply by 1st December for a chance to win £100k to realise your business idea!
Do you have an idea to solve a critical problem in healthcare? Or do you have
the scientific or business know-how to help someone else develop their idea?
The Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable (OBR) and SR One, the venture
capital arm of GlaxoSmithKline, have teamed up again for the OneStart competition -
the largest biotech startup accelerator programme in the world - to offer young
innovators from all disciplines the chance to win £100k with free lab
space at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst near London, and ongoing legal and
business advice from our sponsors to transform their ideas into a
Applications are now open until 1st December 2014. To learn more about the programme and start building your team, visit
Who should participate?
· Science/medical students and researchers interested in spinning out their research or commercializing their ideas
· Business students and young professionals keen to get involved in the biotech and healthcare industries
· Software developers and engineers interested in contributing their technical skills to realising a product
· Anyone interested in entrepreneurship
You do not need to
have a team yet, or even have your own idea, as you can register now at
Hub (and Discussion Forum) to find teammates to complement your strengths,
show your interest to join other teams.
Ideas at all stages of development are welcome. All
semi-finalists will be directly mentored by experienced industry professionals
for at least six weeks, and invited to attend a biotech business bootcamp in
London in February 2015 with workshops from our global sponsors, including SR
One, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Roche, McKinsey, and others.
If you have any questions at all, please do get in touch via email@example.com. We would be happy to answer your questions about OneStart and help you move science forward to benefit human health.