Alternative North East (ONE) is to launch its third devoted accelerator programme.
To this point, 14 individuals growing 9 companies have been supported by ONE Life Sciences accelerators.
Purposes at the moment are being accepted for the brand new accelerator that may help as much as eight pre-start or early-stage life sciences companies and begins in March.
Totally funded by ONE and delivered by BioCity, the intensive programme is designed particularly for the sector. It makes use of lean start-up methodology and evidence-based entrepreneurship to translate analysis and concepts into companies that may carry new therapies, merchandise and digital options to market.
The accelerator is for researchers, lecturers, clinicians, and potential entrepreneurs with life sciences or healthcare concepts and primarily based in north-east Scotland, together with individuals in firms, Aberdeen and Robert Gordon universities, and the NHS.
The eight-week programme includes on-line workshops, one-to-one teaching and entry to an skilled community of main sector enterprise individuals and buyers who provide recommendation and share insights and experiences.
Professor Stephen Logan, chair of the ONE Life Sciences sector board, mentioned: “Curiosity in new life sciences and healthcare therapies, merchandise and options has by no means been greater.
“There’s a wealth of concepts and innovation inside north-east Scotland’s analysis, scientific and educational communities.
“The ONE Life Sciences Accelerator, delivered by BioCity, equips individuals with the data and instruments to commercialise innovation at tempo.
“The programme immediately helps the sector ambition to double the scale of the area’s firm cluster, anchor high-value companies in Aberdeen and create new, high-quality jobs in life sciences as a part of regional financial restoration and development.
“It continues ONE’s funding in making Aberdeen a driver for worth creation within the nationwide well being economic system.”
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