For applicants

What to expect

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  • 12-week part-time programme from September to December 2024 with a mix of in-person and virtual events, with an average 2-4 hours per week**
  • Themed workshops, mentoring, partnering and networking
  • Participation in TechBio UK conference
  • 1 year’s free membership of BIA
  • Access to experienced sector C-Suite and investors

Application criteria

  • London-based
  • Working at the interface of biology and data technologies to create faster, disruptive, more effective and/or targeted solutions for human health and/or global sustainability
  • Trading for 18 months or more
  • Turnover or investment of at least £50,000
  • A minimum of 2 employees
  • Aspiration to grow
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Why TechBio Boost?

  • Run by highly respected and recognized sector organisations, backed by Grow London
  • Free of charge to participating companies
  • Access to sector leaders and specialist investors
  • Join a group of peers, learn from and support each other in your journeys
  • Free entry to key sector conferences and community events
  • Access to London & Partners Grow London programme of business events and assistance
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Deadline for applications

The application deadline for the 2024 cohort is 30 June 2024.

*Companies must have an office or registered address in London

**Programme is indicative and subject to change

Before submitting your application, please make sure you have the following ready:

  • CV (max file size: 10MB)

  • Supporting statement from business or academic leader (max file size: 10MB)

Answers to the application form questions:

  • Your title and a non-confidential summary of your commercialisation proposal indicating the nature of your proposal written in layman’s terms (max 200 words)
  • In addition, provide a more detailed account through an executive summary of a business plan (max 2 pages x A4) covering:
    • The Product or Technology;
    • The commercial opportunity;
    • The industry & market dynamics;
    • IP & Ownership
  • What value will your proposition or existing business bring to the Life Sciences sector? (max 200 words)
  • Have you received funding yet? 
  • Are you actively seeking funding from other sources?
  • What drives your passion to be a Life Science entrepreneur? (max 350 words)
  • What do you hope to get out of this programme and what support would you be looking for after the programme? (200 words)

If you would like to upload a short video pitch or explainer this is also welcome but not essential (2 minutes and low quality/1GB maximum