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Biotech Venture Kick-start Programme – Join Us!


The Biotech Venture Kick-start is an entrepreneurship programme developed by Leave a Nest and launched in partnership with Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) to help research scientists and engineers turn their inventive technologies into commercially viable products and feasible business ventures.

The programme will commence on 24th May 2019

Teams completing the course and selected by TCELS will receive a grant of 100,000 THB to support further market validation work related to their project. The grant will be administered by TCELS.

As a participant, you will focus on learning three key principles:

  • Understanding team’s strength to start business
  • Exploring business plan
  • Creating Business pitch deck

Teams can look forward to obtaining professional advice from various industry experts and convert their research project/technology in the biotech field into exciting, sustainable, and investable businesses.

Through the workshops and mentoring sessions, teams will crystallize the idea of how to develop their technologies into commercial products and focusing and identifying viable commercialization pathways.

Participant Eligibility Requirement:

  • Researchers, Students with bio-technology or technologies that can be used in the biotech industry
  • Biotech startups established for less than 6 months
  • Available for the workshops on all dates

We are also recruiting mentors for this programme!

As a mentor, you will undergo mentorship to learn the following principles and apply them as you are work with your assigned participants:

  • Effectively communicate science theories and business concepts
  • Expand your viewpoints
  • Shift your perspective

If you are a researcher, start-up founder, or student in any field of science with an interest in entrepreneurship education and contributing back to Thailand community, this is a chance for you to do so!

Join us now!

Key dates

5 Jun (Kick-Off Session): Understanding your passion and expertise **
7-8 Jun: Roadmap to Success
24 Jun: Pitch Perfect – Insights To A Good Pitch Delivery
5 July: Pitch Perfect – Pitch at TECH PLANTER THAILAND 2019 (6 July)
18 Jul: Review and Brush up your Pitch
5 Aug: Critical Points of Partnership (how to find partners)
25 Sept: Find a Potential Partner ‒ Experience Network at TECH VENTURE MEET UP THAILAND 2019

** Participants and Mentors to attend from 9am – 5pm for session on 5 June

For all other workshop sessions will be from 9am to 11am for participants and 2pm to 4pm for Mentors

All workshops will be held at:
Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS)
Address: อาคารเอสพีอี ทาวเวอร์ ชั้น 9 เลขที่ 252 Phahonyothin Rd, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

Join us now!

For enquiries, please contact:
[email protected]


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