Do you have an innovative idea that could tackle humanity’s most pressing healthcare needs?
We are pleased to announce the launch of OneStart 2016, the world’s largest life sciences and healthcare accelerator programme. Offering young entrepreneurs the chance to win £100k, free lab space and on-going advice from our extensive mentor network drawn from McKinsey & Co., Johnson & Johnson Innovation, GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, SR One, Takeda Ventures and more.
Many of our graduates have been successful in securing follow-on investment, our alumni raising over £20 million combined!
There is no cost to apply, and applications are open now until 1st Dec, 2015. Learn more at onestart.co today and start building your winning team.
Oxford Launch Event – 14th Oct
To kick-off this year’s programme in Oxford join us at our OneStart launch event on 14th Oct, co-hosted with the University of Oxford. Click here to register and learn more. Throughout October other launches are also being held across the world.
Who should participate?
Anyone under 36 years old interested in healthcare entrepreneurship.
We welcome applicants from all disciplines and ideas at all stages of development – from a simple idea to a startup with ample data. Moreover we encourage applicants to recruit other scientists, engineers, business students, lawyers, and anyone else with talent and motivation to join your team. Have a fantastic idea but no co-founders; why not assemble your team through our co-founder hub, connecting innovators across the globe.
How does it work?
Again, there is no cost to apply. Applications are reviewed in Dec 2015 and 35 semi-finalist teams are selected to attend a two-day Biotech Bootcamp based in London on 5th and 6th Feb 2016. Consisting of workshops and networking opportunities with our mentors and partners. Each team also receives 1-on-1 mentorship from our industry experts over 7 weeks. The programme ends with the Finals Gala, at which 10 exceptional finalist teams compete for the grand prize.
Who will you be working with?
You’ll be directly interacting with experts across healthcare and life sciences drawn from pharma, biotech, venture capital, management consulting and more.