Biotech x AI
Open Program '21

The first ever open program for
next-generation biotech companies,
in the heart of Europe

APPLY NOW!

ABOUT The Program

To next frontier of Biotech

We are launching the first ever AI open program aimed at early stage Biotech companies at the intersection of engineering, science & biology.

We're looking for world-class startups who are creating software-enabling biotech companies with the potential to make incredible advances in the world of biology and life science.

Our Mission

Our Mission is to find the next generation of world-class entrepreneurs who are creating biotech companies at the intersection of engineering and biology, and provide those founders with the right strategies, the knowledge, the connections and structure necessary to build a life science company.

NODES BIO is founded by venture capitalists and entrepreneurs in the BIO space who have built and invested in iconic companies as well as academics; NODES will spend a single intense month with them to help them craft a strategy to a successful launch.

INDUSTRIES

We're especially interested in innovative startups building solutions within the thematic areas below, as well as within healthcare delivery, programmable medicine and engineered biology.

BENEFITS

We support selected candidate with consulting and work one-on-one sessions for 1 intense month. We help founders build world-class teams, find projects and customers, and support in raising a the financing round

Mentorship

We’ll work closely with you to provide strategic guidance and tailored support

Investor Access

We’ll work with you to craft a targeted fundraising strategy, introduce you to our esteemed network of VCs and the wider Life science industry investors.

Peer Group

You’ll join an elite peer community of founders in the program, going after shared challenges together

Partnerships

Incorporate early feedback and build traction with an extensive network of companies seeking to partner with bio + engineering startups

Experts Panel

Our incredible experts will share
their knowledge and insights (more to be announced)

Eliott Harfouche

Managing Partner at NODES

Andrew Granatstein

Associate at SpaceFund Ventures

Dr. KJELL STENBERG

Partner at NODES

TYLER ARONER

Partner at NODES

Amit Deshwar

Head of Predictive Systems at Deep Genomics

Zoe Guttendorf

Head of Marketing and Investor Relations at Artis Ventures

Summary of Important Dates

Applications OPEN

NOW (June 25th, 2021)

Admission

On a rolling basis

Semi-finalists notified

1 Week After Application

Semi-Final Team Interviews

2 Weeks After Application

Final Teams Notified

3 Weeks After Application

Timeline

Week 1

Welcome Teams Event

Week 2

Mentor Matching Event

Week 3

Workshop #1: Storytelling, Presentation & Pitching

Week 4

Workshop #2: Science, Technical & Market Plan

FIRESIDE CHAT

Week 5

Workshop #3: Grants and Fundraising

Week 6

Workshop #4: Dry runs

Fundraising kick off
Week 7

Practice pitch event

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We have seen incredible advances in the world of biology and tech the last few years, from AI diagnosing cancer more accurately than humans do, to editing genes with CRISPR.