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OneStart 2016 Applications OPEN on Oct 1st. Join us at One of our Global Launch Events.

Jess Sutcliffe - Marketing and Communications Director - OneStart/OBR

We're counting down the days to the opening of applications to OneStart 2016, the world's premier life sciences and healthcare accelerator programme for budding entrepreneurs. 
With the estimated value of
many companies now rocketing into the billions, we’re here to facilitate your transition into the ever-expanding life sciences landscape by supplying first class mentorship, empowering you to turn your idea into reality.   
This year we’re thrilled to announce continued support from industry leaders including SR One, Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Takeda Ventures Inc., Bristol Myers-Squibb, GSK, Roche, AstraZeneca, MedImmune, McKinsey and Co., Silicon Valley Bank, Medcity, Olswang, Stevenage BioScience Catalyst and


Now in our 4th year, we're excited to have Boehringer Ingelheim and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries on-board as our latest global partners.

OneStart is open to startups from anywhere in the world with an idea to improve human health, whether it be in therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, or software. The only requirements are that your co-founders are under the age of 36, and that you have not raised more than $250k/£160k in dilutive funding. Look through this year's application form now.

To find your dream team, sign-up now at the OneStart Co-founder Hub and don't miss our Launch Nights, to be held across the globe next month. Space will be limited, so click below now to register for free!


Manchester Launch Night – 12th Oct, 6:30pm
Cambridge (UK) Launch Night – 13th Oct, 6:30pm
Oxford Launch Night
– 14th Oct, 6:30pm
London Launch Night
– 21st Oct, 7pm
Warsaw Launch Night – 27th Oct, 10am

Boston Launch Night
– 13th Oct, 7pm
Bay Area Launch Night
– 13th Oct, 6:30pm
Houston Launch Night
– 14th Oct, 6:30pm
St Louis Launch Night – 26th Oct, 5pm

Singapore Launch Night – 22nd Oct, 6:30pm