LIFE SCIENCE ACADEMY
Strengthen innovation capacity with a focus on smart specialization
The project’s goal is to strengthen the innovation capacity of life science startups in the ØKS area, by ensuring that products capable of being marketed are completed in the long term creates increased survival, growth and scaling among the participating startups.
The global market for life science and welfare technology solutions is growing rapidly as a result of a growing middle class, more elderly citizens, and an increase in lifestyle and chronic diseases. The ØKS region has a common position of strength within life science, and if this is supported, Scandinavia can become a showcase for innovative health solutions for the benefit of growth, employment, exports and public health in the entire area. This project aims to develop and offer a 360-degree product development programme for startups within life science, which ensures an early and structured effort in each product development phase. The goal of the project is to strengthen the innovation capacity of startups in the ØKS area, by ensuring that marketable products are fully developed, which in the long term creates increased survival, growth and scalability among participating startups.
20230801 – 20260731
SmiLe Incubator, Högskolan Halmstad, The Life Science Cluster, Erhvervshus Sjælland, Medicon Valley Alliance (dækker også Sverige), FIERS, DTU Skylab, Teknologisk Institut, Syddansk Universitet (følgeforskning og evaluering), Odsherred Kommune (rekruttering), Knowledge Hub Zealand (rekruttering af startups og corporates)
Frida Fransson, SmiLe Incubator
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