The Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut, a partnership program of CTNext, is recruiting its first cohort.
The competitive-entry, six-month long accelerator program designed for Connecticut-based entrepreneurial research students and faculty, MBAs and MDs interested in forming new ventures in biosciences. The Accelerator encourages applications from IP-based inventions.
Benefits of The Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut:
- Mini-MBA curriculum
- Expert coaching
- Pitch preparation
- Access to the NYC biosciences community
The Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut is run by Design Technologies, which created and runs the ELabNYC program. ELabNYC is the largest community-based, life science academic research institution spin out acceleration program in the United States. The 100 alums of the ELabNYC program have collectively raised $235M since the program started in 2012.
The Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut program schedule:
- Outreach now through December 3, 2017
- Application deadline December 4, 2017
- Finalist in person interviews January
- Program Orientation January 31
- Bootcamp February 19, 20, 26, and 27 and March 5 and 6
- Round table dinners March, April May, and June (NYC)
- Pitch day May (NYC)
- Program debrief June
- Conclusion June 30, 2018
The application deadline is December 4, 2017.
INNOVATOR NETWORKING SERIES
As part of its Thirsty Thursday - Innovator Networking Series, the Ignite Program of the Thames River Innovation Place will host The Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut on Thursday, November 16, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at CURE Innovation Commons.
About Ignite Program of the Thames River Innovation Place
Ignite is designed to spark new ideas, businesses, and innovative growth in the Thames River region by producing events, sponsoring education, and connecting entrepreneurs into the business development support system. Ignite hosts a monthly networking series on the third Thursday of each month to bring together innovators, entrepreneurs, those who can help them, and those who are interested in learning more. Find out more about Ignite by visiting ignitethamesriver.org or follow on Facebook and Twitter @ThamesRiverInno.