An opportunity to get support for your Life Sciences startup


Accelerate Cambridge and AstraZeneca have combined their expertise in entrepreneurship and life sciences to help you start and succeed in your own startup. Whether you are developing a software to design new medicines, building an exciting medical device, or discovering a life-saving drug – apply to our programmes. AstraZeneca will also be highlighting areas of particular interest and focus, as well as general challenges for the Pharma industry that new entrepreneurial ventures might wish to tackle.

If you are interested, but do not have a startup idea yet – come along – we will help you meet like-minded people!

Our events:

– What’s on in bio-business – Thursday, 19th March 18:00
o Listen to AstraZeneca about the new challenges in bio-business and tips on how to become a successful bio-entrepreneur
o See the programme, and register here

– Bio-Startup Weekend – Friday-Sunday 20-22 March:
o Meet your teammates (if you don’t have the team yet, or if you’re looking for a team to join)
o Test and launch your bio-business in 54 hours or…
o …if you don’t have the idea yet – we will inspire you to come up with ideas
o Click here to read more and register, and enter the COL code to get a discount

– Pre-Accelerate Programme in Life Sciences: 25th April – 25th June
o 3 months bio-entrepreneurship programme, with life sciences experts to help you create a sustainable bio-business
o You will be mentored directly by experts from AstraZeneca and others
o The programme is free of charge
o Preview the programme, and apply here

If you have any questions, please contact us directly at: accelerate@jbs.cam.ac.uk

Best wishes and we look forward to seeing you soon,

Accelerate Cambridge Team