How to apply

When you decide you’re up for the Venture Challenge, the next step is to submit your proposal via a Venture Proposal Form. This document will determine whether or not you are admitted into the Challenge.

The call has been closed on 12 September 2014, 12:00 hrs.

Once we receive your Form we will assess it for suitability. This relates to whether we believe your proposal and you yourself will genuinely benefit from the workshops and coaching sessions.
If your proposal is considered promising, you and your team will be asked to participate in an intake discussion to talk about next steps and to further assess your proposal.

There are a few eligibility criteria for the Venture Challenge.

  • The proposal should be Life Sciences-related.
  • Each team should consist of three or more team members, with at least one who is passionate about pushing the proposal forward.

If you participate in the Venture Challenge:

  • You must agree that your name(s), the title of the Venture Challenge proposal, plus a non-confidential description of the proposal may be used for communication purposes.
  • You will be asked to sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

The Venture Challenge Fall 2014

Call open:                          July 2014
Call closed:                       12 September 2014, 12:00 hrs
Pitch session:                    16 and 17 September 2014
Workshop, part I:             8-10 October 2014
Workshop, part II:            5-7 November 2014
Pitch session:                    18 November 2014
Winner announcement:     19 November 2014 (During Dutch Life Sciences Conference)