Venture Challenge Spring 2016

Are you that life sciences researcher with entrepreneurial aspirations?

Find out more about the LS@W Venture Challenge, what it is, how it works and why it can benefit you.

We offer a 10-week educational program with boot camps, 1-on-1 coaching and mentoring to develop an initial idea – breakthrough research results- into a solid business case.

Scientists learn:

  1.  to analyze customer value proposition
  2.  to Identify key risks and assumptions
  3.  to develop a validation and de-risking strategy
  4.  to build a venture plan
  5.  and how to get connected to experts and funders

The call will close 19 February, 2016.

Link to the Venture Challenge webpage and read how it works.

Want to submit already? Download the Venture Proposal Form Spring 2016.


  1. Call open: 4 December 2015
  2. Deadline submission Venture Proposal: 19 February 2016 – 12:00 hrs.
  3. Interviews: 10 or 11 March 2016
  4. Workshop I: 30 March – 1 April 2016
  5. Workshop II: 11-13 May 2016
  6. Finals: 3 June 2016

Get the most out of the LS@W Accelerator

Read more about Stage 2: Expert Classes and Stage 3: Value Centre.