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LS@W welcomes a new team member!

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.
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This was the Venture Challenge 2022 Finale!

The Venture Challenge Spring 2022 teams went through bootcamp 2 at Pivot Park a couple of weeks
This was the Venture Challenge 2022 Finals!

The Venture Challenge is nominated for the EEPA Awards!

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! 
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Meniscus prosthesis receives € 2.5 million EU grant

  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.
Meniscus prosthesis receives € 2.5 million EU grant

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Exactly one week from today the call for the Venture Challenge Fall 2022 will close!

  Does your team tick all the boxes to join the Venture Challenge?  
Exactly one week from today the call for the Venture Challenge Fall 2022 will close. Take your chance and enroll ASAP!

Deadline for Venture Challenge fall 2022 is approaching!

  Not sure whether to apply?   Please read what Praneeta Konduri, participant of the previous Venture Challenge has to say:
Apply for Venture Challenge fall 2022 edition!

The Winner of the Venture Challenge Fall 2021 is QurieGen!

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.
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The Winner of the Venture Challenge Summer 2021 is Sella Therapies!

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.
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Apply for Venture Challenge fall 2022 edition!

Are you still in doubt whether to apply for the venture challenge fall 2022 edition? Perhaps the winner of the last Venture Challenge can pursuade you!  
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