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KQ Labs Data-driven Health Accelerator - Launch Event

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Francis Crick Institute

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NW1 1AT

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The Francis Crick Institute is pleased to announce KQ Labs, an intensive accelerator programme offered to high growth potential startup teams in the area of data-driven biomedical science.

Startups with the potential to make an impact on global health outcomes will have access to unrivalled support and resources. Successful applicants will be provided with a £40k award to get their startup to the next stage. KQ Labs is jointly funded by Innovate UK.

The programme will be delivered by the Crick and a number of world-leading partners. The course includes pre-accelerator, accelerator and post-accelerator activities designed to take founder teams from idea to Series A and beyond commercial launch.


Application criteria

The selection process will be open to startup teams meeting the following criteria:

  1. Two or more founders/team members
  2. Working on biomedical-related issues that can be solved using the innovative application of data-driven techniques
  3. With a Minimum Viable Product, Prototype or proof of concept
  4. Based in the UK or prepared to relocate for the period of the programme

Guidance for applicants

Applicants should send a startup deck of maximum 12 slides covering the following topics;

  • Problem that you are aiming to solve
  • Your solution
  • Technology (including IP)
  • Market opportunity
  • Competitors, including other approaches to solving this problem
  • Business model (how will you make money?) and route to commercialisation
  • Traction (what evidence do you have so far for interest in, or potential uptake of, your product?)
  • Your team
  • Financials (what will you do with the grant funding of £40k? How much money will you need to achieve your key milestones?)
  • Roadmap (including your key milestones)
  • Exit for investors

Closing date

Sunday 07 October 2018, 12.00 midday

Website

www.crick.ac.uk/kq-labs

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Please submit your deck to translation@crick.ac.uk

Join us on 29th October for the launch event as either a founder, expert or investor and get the teams selected for this exciting initiative.

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