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Top 22 Life Science Accelerators and Incubators

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If you are looking to start a Life Science business, it is never a bad idea to join an accelerator or incubator.

These organizations are designed to help startup businesses by providing them with office space, advice and access to potential partners, investors, and customers.

In this article, we have collected the 22 most popular accelerators and incubators that invest in Life Science startups.


The 22 Best Life Science Accelerators and Incubators

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1) Venture Kick

Venture Kick

Venture Kick was founded in 2007 with the intention of boosting the number of startups from Swiss universities, accelerating their time to market, and making these companies more appealing to foreign investors.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Schlieren
  • Started in: 2007
  • Founders: Beat Schillig, Jordi Montserrat, Pascale Vonmont
  • Number of investments: 1,241
  • Number of exits: 41
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 39

You can find their website here.

2) Open Network Lab

Open Network Lab

Open Network Lab is a seed accelerator that helps new companies grow by giving them advice and money from abroad.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2010
  • Number of investments: 37
  • Number of exits: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 14

You can find their website here.

3) NLC

NLC

NLC is a European Healthtech Venture Builder that works to improve health care and make it available to everyone.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: The Netherlands
  • City: Amsterdam
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Bert-Arjan Millenaar
  • Number of investments: 33

You can find their website here.

4) Life Sciences Greenhouse of Pennsylvania

Life Sciences Greenhouse of Pennsylvania

LSG Investments is making the future of patient care and the economy of Pennsylvania.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Harrisburg
  • Started in: 2002
  • Number of investments: 17

You can find their website here.

5) Alphacap Berhad

Alphacap Berhad

Alphacap is an ecosystem builder and early-stage investor for tech startups based in Malaysia. Alpha Capital democratises seed capital to support Responsible Entrepreneurship.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Malaysia
  • City: Puchong
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Jeh Shyan Wong, Jeh Shyan Wong, Rayson Wong
  • Number of investments: 16

You can find their website here.

6) Westlake Village BioPartners

Westlake Village BioPartners

Westlake Village BioPartners bring Silicon Valley access and experience to Los Angeles, an emerging biotech community that is fresh, unorthodox and exciting.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Westlake Village
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Beth Seidenberg
  • Number of investments: 11

You can find their website here.

7) MBC BioLabs

MBC BioLabs

MBC BioLabs helps new companies in the life sciences move faster, spend less money, and do more.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2013
  • Number of investments: 07
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

8) Lundbeckfonden Emerge

Lundbeckfonden Emerge

The Lundbeck Foundation set up Lundbeckfonden Emerge in 2012 as a long-term investor.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Denmark
  • City: Copenhagen
  • Started in: 2012
  • Number of investments: 06
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

9) Merck Accelerator

Merck Accelerator

Merck helps business people, scientists, and students who have good ideas.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Darmstadt
  • Started in: 2015
  • Number of investments: 04
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

10) MEDX Xelerator

MEDX Xelerator

MEDX Xelerator is a unique medical device and digital health incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Israel
  • City: Or Yehuda
  • Founders: Harel Gadot
  • Number of investments: 03

You can find their website here.

11) Invest Ottawa

Invest Ottawa

Invest Ottawa is the leading economic development agency in Ottawa. Its goal is to help the region's knowledge-based institutions and industries become more competitive on a global scale.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Ottawa
  • Started in: 1983
  • Number of investments: 03

You can find their website here.

12) Axelys

Axelys

Axelys can help you find a promising technology, set up your business, negotiate a licence, and then help you raise money.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Canada
  • City: Quebec
  • Started in: 2000
  • Number of investments: 02

You can find their website here.

13) Rejuveron Life Sciences

Rejuveron Life Sciences

Rejuveron Life Sciences is a biotechnology platform company that invests in people and ideas to develop medicines.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Switzerland
  • City: Schlieren
  • Started in: 2019
  • Founders: Christian Angermayer, Matthias Steger
  • Number of investments: 02

You can find their website here.

14) Technology Seed Incubation

Technology Seed Incubation

Technology Seed Incubation helps companies all over the world by doing cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A), raising funds, investing, and incubating.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Kyoto
  • Started in: 2018
  • Number of investments: 01

You can find their website here.

15) German Accelerator

German Accelerator

German Accelerator is a fast-paced learning experience for high-potential German businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Germany
  • City: Munich
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Dietmar Harhoff, Dirk Kanngiesser, German Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy BMWi
  • Number of investments: 01

You can find their website here.

16) Founders Forum

Founders Forum

The Founders Forum Group is a global network and business group that helps entrepreneurs at every point of their journey.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • City: London
  • Started in: 2005
  • Founders: Brent Hoberman, Jonathan Goodwin
  • Number of investments: 01

You can find their website here.

17) SELLALAB

SELLALAB

Sellalab is a place where people can come together to work and share ideas.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Italy
  • City: Biella

You can find their website here.

18) Born from Knowledge

Born from Knowledge

The goal of BFK is to make sure that scientific and technological knowledge is valued in Portugal's startup ecosystem.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Lisbon
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 26

You can find their website here.

19) bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park

bwtech@UMBC Research and Technology Park

bwtech@UMBC brings research, entrepreneurship, business leads, potential clients, and economic development to the Maryland area.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Baltimore
  • Started in: 2009

You can find their website here.

20) Merck China Accelerator

Merck China Accelerator

The goal of the Merck China Accelerator is to find promising startups and help them grow their businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Shanghai

You can find their website here.

21) nuvEGE Incubation Center

nuvEGE Incubation Center

nuvEGE is a centre that helps early-stage startups in the life sciences and hardware industries from start to finish.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Turkey
  • City: Izmir
  • Founders: Beyza Baran

You can find their website here.

22) SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco

SAP.iO Foundry San Francisco

SAP.iO helps creators get started with SAP and grow as they go.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

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