Join the BII preseed program and bring your science closer to market.
Are you a new start-up? Or are you doing innovative research at your university or research institution, that you want to spin out? The BII PreSeed program can help support you in taking the next steps. We offer up to 3.5 M DKK in funding to help bring science within therapeutics, bioindustrials or medical technologies out of the lab and into the market.
In addition to financial support, the team will be expected to engage with BII. This will include project update meetings and also support around the commercial development of the project. This could include business development, market analysis and investor introductions.
You can apply with your research project or with your start-up.
The BII PreSeed program
The PreSeed Program supports innovative life science projects within therapeutics, bioindustrials and medical technologies.
Strong technical focus
The program has a strong technical focus, but with elaborate commercial support to accelerate the scientific maturity of the research to attract further investments from the life science ecosystem.
The program has two different tracks, one track for university projects and one track for start-ups, and both tracks last 18-month.
The track for research projects offers a grant to support researchers at their current university or research institution.
The start-up track offers a founder-friendly convertible loan. Start-ups have the opportunity to relocate to BII’s 2300 square meter lab and office space in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Read more in our application guidelines here: Application guidelines for projects at research Institutes & Application guidelines for start-ups.