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LIFE SCIENCE ACCELERATOR

Russian-Finnish Life Science Park welcomes companies and startups with products and services within professional healthcare & life science industries with a solid problem/solution approach, technical proof-of-concept, scalable business potential and committed teams with business experience or readiness for internationalization. 

 

What are the benefits of participation?

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Intensive training programme

Access to interactive themed workshops and experts 

Individual coaching

An assigned business coach for each startup to lead the company 

Life science networking

Access to scientific, business & partnership networks in Russia & Finland 

First class laboratories

Possibility to use laboratories of RFLSP for R&D projects 

Pitching sessions

Pitching to the possible investors & clients  

International events

Best teams will be invited to key international events  

What is the timeline?

Review the key milestones of the project.

April, 2021

1.04-23.04 Application period

30.04. Announcement of accepted companies

May, 2021

1.05-15.05. Company interviews 

End of May Online workshop 1
- Medical Device and/or Drug Regulation & QMS Individual company consultation

June, 2021

Early June 
Online workshop 2 
- Marketing & Business Development 

Mid June 
Online workshop 3 
-  Strategic Frameworks & Financial Planning 

Individual company consultation

July, 2021

Individual company consultation

August, 2021

Mid August 
Online workshop 4
 - Protection strategies Individual company consultation

September, 2021

Early September 
- Online/onsite workshop 5
- Pitching and workshop 6 

September 15-16, 2021
HealthBIO event 15-16 with pitching competition in Turku, Finland

 Tailormade company visits in Finland Individual company consultation

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Who can participate?

Accelerator welcomes companies and startups with products and services within professional healthcare & life science industries with a solid problem/solution approach, technical proof-of-concept, scalable business potential and committed teams with business experience or readiness for internationalization. 

Accelerator participants 

Finnadvance

Finnadvance Oy

Finnadvance Oy develops disease-on-chip for drug discovery and for research. The chips mimic functions of a human organ and allow for more precise and expedient drug discovery. This lowers costs by reducing the need for animal studies. The chips are used to find potential drug candidates for rare diseases and to study efficacy and response. This work will eventually lead to the development of real personalized medicines.

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IRS

The Intervention Radiology Systems (IRS) – the Skolkovo participant, the developer of the stereotaxic holder of a medical product for carrying out low-invasive operations under CT/MRI monitoring . At the moment there is a working prototype of a product which passes clinical tests within scientific work in the Voronezh regional clinical hospital (500 operations a year)

ASPM

ASPM

ASPM - is a Innovative Company, the leader in the R&D, production and application of thin coatings, which are used to produce multifunctional (anti-ice, anti-corrosion, anti-adhesive, anti-friction, hydrophobic, bactericidal, disinfectant) nanosized films with a thickness from 10-100 nm.

The company has the “Russian Nanoproducts” mark, the certificate of “NanoCertificate”, ISO, “RSt” and also holds patents of the European, EAPO, PCT applications registered with the Trademark Certificates in the RF, EU, WIPO system, is a regular participant international and regional industrial exhibitions, scientific conferences and seminars.

Framebiotek

Framebiotek

Framebiotek LLC was founded in 2020 in St-Petersburg, Russia. Framebiotek has a full-cycle platform for the development of innovative and generic / biosimilar products and technologies: from idea and molecule design through the technology scaling up and transfer to the local approval. Framebiotek platform are based on the own capacities and competencies of employees as well as friendly laboratories and centers, which are united together by the universal framework used common tools and values. Framebiotek team members have at least 10-years experience to get a success in product and technology development and most of them have PhD degree in biology, chemistry, technology, project management, etc.

Pandica

PanDx Inc (Pandica project)

PanDх is a startup from Saint-Petersburg. Our company develops novel medical device - catheter “IsyCath”. It addresses unmet medical needs in treating and diagnosing serious and life-threatening conditions of GI and hepato-biliary systems. It is designed to create an isolated area and a controlled environment in an isolated area of gastrointestinal (GI) tract. At the same time, it maintains the connectivity and function of GI tract.

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Selection board

Sergey Troshkov

Sergey TROSHKOV

Project manager 
Russian-Finnish Life Science Park

Expert in startups, cross-border cooperation, internationalization and public funding for innovation companies

Kai Laahtonen

Kai LAHTONEN

 Senior Advisor
Turku Science Park Ltd

Expert on pharma and pharma related business development, internationalization and corporate management

Teppo Laaksonen

Teppo LAAKSONEN

Network Manager
Turku Science Park Ltd

Hands-on experience in leading high tech IVD company towards global markets and funding of operations

Hanna Halme

Hanna HALME

Senior Advisor
Turku Science Park Ltd

 Life Science startup coach with expertise in management, quality and regulatory issues

Elena Petrova

Elena PETROVA

Project director
Russian-Finnish Life Science Park

Distinguished pharmaceuticals industry expert on all aspects from R&D to production.

Olga Makeeva

Olga MAKEEVA

Senior advisor
Business Finland / Invest in Finland Russia

Expert in Finnish-Russian cooperation, internationalization, innovative public funding and business development and Startup Permit program.

Partners & organisers

Meet the the partners and organisers of the accelerator.

Kotka
Saint Petersburg Technopark
Turku Business Region