Event OneStart - Life Science Startup Competition With £100K Prize

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  1. Arul Prakash

    Arul Prakash Sharing Knowledge Staff Member Full Member

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    Young life science bio-entrepreneurs have a chance to win £100K ($150,000) in prize money at the OneStart competition. The event jointly organised by Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable and SR One ( GSK Pharma's venture captial arm ) is the largest of its kind in the world spanning 3 continents. The organisers have planned two independent events OneStart Americas with participants from north and south America and OneStart Europe for Europe.

    Apart from the prize money for the winners will also get free lab space and to keep their IP rights as the prize money is not investment in equity. Additionally, 35 semi-finalists will get a chance for business development experience

    The competition is open to life science entrepreneurs aged 35 or younger as of January 1, 2014. Entrants can join either as individuals or as a team.

    First round submissions open in late October and the application deadline is December 15, 11:59 PM Pacific Standard Time.

    Learn more and apply at http://www.oxbridgebiotech.com/onestart/
    Launch Events:

    OneStart Europe

    • London
    • Thursday Nov. 7th 6:30 – 8 PM
    • London Research Institute, Lincoln’s Inn Fields
    Please register here.
    • Cambridge
    • Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 7:00 – 9:00 PM
    • Old Hall of Queens’ College
    Please register here.
    • Oxford
    • Monday, Nov. 4th 6:30 – 8 PM
    • Said Business School
    Please register here.
    • Manchester
    • Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
    • Roscoe Building, University of Manchester
    Please register here.
    • Glasgow
    • Monday, Nov. 11th, 6 – 8 PM
    • Sir Charles Wilson Lecture Theatre, University of Glasgow
    Please register here.
    • Liverpool
    • Wednesday, Nov. 13th 6 PM
    • Management School
    Please register here (TBA).

    OneStart Americas
    • Los Angeles
    • Thursday, Nov. 14th 6:00 – 8 PM
    • Center for the Health Professions (CHP) Building, Health Sciences Campus, University of Southern California
    Please register here.
    Last edited: Oct 27, 2013
  2. parvathy

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    So why haven't GSK sponsored an event like this in Asia ? Let me guess :) China Probe

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