Most of you will know Chrétien Herben as the Director of the LifeScience@Work program. Chrétien has been involved with LS@W since the early beginnings in 2008 and together with Math Kohnen he leads the Venture Challenge.
GREAT NEWS! Just now the national preliminary round of the annual European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA Awards) took place. The EEPA Awards recognise organisations and initiatives that promote entrepreneurship in an engaging way. We are proud to announce that the Venture Challenge (VC) was chosen as one of the 2 winners!
The European Commission grants € 2.5 million to ATRO Medical for the accelerated development of their artificial meniscus. The Dutch startup works on the first anatomical meniscus prostheses for patients with chronic knee pain.
Due to Covid, last year’s winners of the Venture Challenge were announced today at the Dutch Life Sciences Conference. The proud winner of the fall edition is QurieGen, formerly known as Monoceros Analytics. The innovative startup QurieGen has developed a single-cell sequencing-based method to map the changes in transcriptome, membrane and 100’ of intracellular (phospho)proteins simultaneously across multiple pathways (IP filed) to obtain a high-resolution map of cellular response.
Due to Covid, last year’s winners of the Venture Challenge were announced today at the Dutch Life Sciences Conference. The proud winner of the 2021 summer edition is Sella Therapies. The innovative startup Sella Therapies has developed a novel therapy for chronic pain relief that targets the body’s internal neuropeptide system.