Applicant information

Applications for PULSE 2021 are now closed





You must have an existing business idea or early stage venture in the biotechnology area, and have less than one year experience as a CEO. A keen passion for advancing the life sciences industry and the drive to succeed in establishing and growing your business is a prerequisite. 

We welcome applications from all interested individuals. Whilst being a BIA member is not a minimum requirement, it may be taken into consideration. 

Cost: this programme is free of charge; travel and accommodation will be supported if travelling from afar.

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Please have ready:

  • CV (Max 10MB)
  • Supporting statement from business or academic leader (Max 10MB)
  • Questions:
    • Your title and a non-confidential summary of your commercialisation proposal indicating the nature of your proposal written in layman’s terms. (200 words)
    • In addition, provide a more detailed account through an executive summary of a business plan (max 3 pages x A4) covering:
      • i) The Product or Technology;
      • ii) The commercial opportunity; i
      • ii) The industry & market dynamics;
      • iv) IP & Ownership
    • What value will your proposition or existing business bring to the Life Sciences sector? (200 words)
    • Have you received funding yet? 
    • Are you actively seeking funding from other sources?
    • What drives your passion to be a Life Science entrepreneur? (350 words)
    • What do you hope to get out of this programme and what support would you be looking for after the programme? (200 words)
  • If you would like to upload a short video pitch or explainer this is also very welcome but not essential (10 minutes and low quality/1GB maximum

Please note that applications close 7 February 2021. Please email Jane Wall with any questions.