12 finalists selected to pitch live at Nordic Life Science Days 2018

The Nordic Life Science Days will kick off on Friday the 10th of September 2018 with a live pitch competition co-hosted by Umeå Biotech Incubator. The 12 startups who will present in the finals have now been selected.

The purpose of the Startup Challenge NLSDays is to create an opportunity for companies to present in front of national and international investors and corporate representatives in life sciences. This forum also displays the great potential in the nordic ecosystem for health startups.

— The startup challange at NLSDays is a great arena for Nordic Life Science Companies to compete and present their research, says Jennie Ekbeck, CEO, Umeå Biotech Incubator.

NLS-days 2018 will take place at Waterfront Conference Centre at 18:00 hours on Friday the 10th of September.

Twelve finalists selected – will pitch live in September

The video pitches submitted by applicants in May have been evaluated by an international panel of life science investors and experts. The 12 companies selected to pitch live at the Startup Challenge @NLSDays 2018 are:

  1. Akuru Pharma
  2. Bioreperia
  3. Game Intelligence AB
  4. Gedea Biotech AB
  5. Letsip
  6. Lipum AB
  7. MediTuner
  8. Operationskollen
  9. Quantum Leap Computing Labs (QLCL)
  10. Sigrid Therapeutics AB
  11. Stayble Therapeutics AB
  12. Tirmed Pharma AB

The live event will take place at Waterfront Conference Centre at 18:00 hours on Friday the 10th of September. Umeå Biotech Incubator will host the event together with Pfizer as the main sponsor. Twelve pitches are to be completed in under two minutes each. For the first time, the audience will be voting live through an online web tool to select the winner.

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Registrations for the Nordic Life Science Days are still open, More info at: www.nlsdays.com/registration-fees/

For Startup Challenge participants

If you have any questions regarding your participation in the Startup Challenge Finals email jennie.ekbeck@ubi.se.

Further contact or press materials:

Please check UBI’ press room or get in touch with our press contact, Elias Eriksson below. news.cision.com/se/umea-biotech-incubator



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Umeå Biotech Incubator is dedicated to growing the Scandinavian life sciences sector by developing sustainable businesses within diagnostics, pharma and medtech. We are Sweden’s only life science incubator established by rebellious scientists. Today we have grown up to become a state-of-the-art biotech incubator offering facilities, know-how and financing. We take no part or have any claims on the companies and business projects that develop and grow under our roof. This is possible thank’s to our sponsors and partners. Read more at www.ubi.se/sponsors-partners


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Umeå Biotech Incubator (UBI) är en av Sveriges excellenta inkubatorer inom life science. Vi hjälper forskare att nyttiggöra sina data för att hjälp patienter och medborgare till bättre hälsa. Vi stöttar och utbildar entreprenörer inom läkemedel, diagnostik och medicinteknik genom att länka samman akademi, klinik och näringsliv.




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