UBI invited to host the pitch contest at the Nordic Life Science Days in September 2018

On friday the 10th of September 2018 the largest Life science event in Scandinavia will be kicked off with the annual pitch contest. This year, Umeå Biotech Incubator is co-organising and hosting the Startup Challenge @NLSDays. Applications open on the 16th of April. Get set and prepare your pitch.

Here it is! Your chance to make a lasting first impression and establish yourself and your company with the Nordic region’s foremost Investors. Check out the official invitation pdf here.


Startup Challenge at Nordic Life Science Days at Waterfront in Stockholm, evening of the 10th of September.


Startup Challenge is an enjoyable pitching event showcasing the best and brightest startups currently emerging from the Nordic Life Science ecosystem. Based on your video contributions, the best 12 will be selected to pitch live in front of life science industry investors. It means that you will be pitching in front of a qualified audience. The winner receives a free admission with company presentation to the Nordic Life Science Days 2019.


enefit from the ideal environment for your company to engage with the leaders in life science, NLSDays being an excellent opportunity to interact with people who have a successful track record and a great place to meet potential investors and partners. On the top of that, it will be fun! You will also get
exposure through the website and the program for the conference.

What to do?

Put the date in your calendar: September 10th 2018.
Get started on preparing your 1-minute video pitch.

Apply by filling in this form and attach a link to your 1-minute video pitch (link)

Startup Challenge applications will close on the 16th of May 2018. 
N.B. Companies who participated in the live Startup Challenge at NLSDays 2017 are not eligible to participate in the 2018 edition.

More details on selection criteria and the live pitch event in Stockholm on the NLSDays website - www.nlsdays.com/.

Sweden Bio has also published as Swedish interview with Jennnie and Helén from UBI about the preparations for the pitch contest (link).

Umeå Biotech Incubator (UBI)
Box 7995, SE-907 36 Umeå, Sweden
Phone: +46(0)90- 15 49 70
Mail: info@ubi.se