Life Sciences Venture Market

Key Information 
• eligible for startups from the MedTech, Pharma, or Digital Health space
• mandatory video pitch (personalized, no generic image video / max. 3 mins. / min. 720p)
• pitch deck with additional details required (PDF, max. 10 slides excl. cover)
• monetary award and invitation to the World Health Summit (Entrepreneurs in Global Health)
• location: virtual conference platform
• call open from March 15 to April 25, 2021

Call and Deadline 
The call will start March 15, 2021, at 12 pm CET, and end April 25, 2021, at 12 pm CET.

Purpose and Scope
The LifeSciences VentureMarket (LSVM) aims at soon-to-be or already-founded startups from the MedTech, Pharma or DigitalHealth space. Take your chance and present your idea and business concept in front of a global expert audience. Connect and get connected with business representatives and possible collaboration partners from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine, and the Berlin Institute of Health, as well as our international network.

How to Present
Due to the current situation, we decided to have a safe and purely virtual event. The LSVM offers each team an individual pitching page. Starting a few days before and during the event, registered attendees will have access to your startup space to find: 

•    your written mission statement and teaser for
•    your thrilling 3-minute-video-pitch (YouTube or Vimeo) and
•    a comprehensive pitch deck

This means that you your company and your pitch will be visible on demand on a seperate page as part of the Summit and its LSVM.

How to Apply And What Happens Next
To apply, please use our form. We will carefully pre-check your application. Selection is made by originality, impact, and financial need. If being accepted, your application will be carefully reviewed in detail by an expert jury comprising industry, VCs, and successful entrepreneurs. Their assessment will help us identify the best pitches at the event. Please note that by submitting your application you took note of our data protection information (Datenschutzhinweis) provided by Stiftung Charité.

Award and Further Access
The CBES2021 collaborates closely with Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin Institute of Health (BIH), and the World Health Summit (WHS). Together, they represent major players of the Berlin and national health innovation ecosystem. To join the German or European market, professional connections into this ecosystem will be mandatory. By applying for the LSVM, you are already in contact with representatives of the aforementioned organizations.

Further, the best three LSVM pitches will be awarded 3x 1,000 € at the end of the Summit. The best six startups will be invited to present at the World Health Summit and its Entrepreneurs in Global Health track.