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Y Science

Let Swissnex take you to Helsinki to pitch to investors and scientists at Y- Science and attend Slush, one of the world’s best startup events with thousands of investors and entrepreneurs.

Are you a Swiss-based startup (or planning to be incorporated soon) in the Health/Life Science sector looking for international exposure and connections?

Swissnex and the Embassy of Switzerland in the UK have partnered with Y Science, the official side event of Slush for Life Sciences organized by the University of Helsinki.

Through our partnership, Swiss-based entrepreneurs will now be able to apply to the Y Science Health & Pharma startup pitching competition.

The selected finalists will:

  • receive pitching training from experienced communication specialists before the event (23.10 to 23.11.23)
  • participate in the Y Science networking pre-event (29.11.23)
  • showcase their idea live on stage to a business and investment audience (30.11.23)
  • compete for the winner’s 5000 EUR prize
  • receive a ticket to Slush, Europe’s most important startup conference (30.11. & 1.12.23)
  • pitch their idea in a dedicated slot for the Y-Science Health/Pharma Showcase in Slush at the Swisstech Pavilion (1.12.23)

The Swissnex package for selected finalists from Switzerland also includes travel and accommodation plus participation in additional networking activities around Slush organized by the Swiss Embassy in Helsinki.

Applications are open from the 1st to 30th September at Y Science | Helsinki | Slush Side Event ( Eligibility: CEOs of Swiss startups and pre-startups that aim to turn science into health solutions focusing on Health Tech, Med Tech, Digital Health and Pharma. Finalists will be selected by a jury of Finnish and Swiss experts.

Download PDF with all info here.

Apply here.

For more info contact us at [email protected].