Kickoff: Life Science Academy for Startups

Unlock your life science or health innovation startup's growth potential - free of charge.

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Is your startup aiming to reach new heights? Look no further!

Join our unique program tailor-made to provide life science and health innovation startups across Southern Scandinavia with concrete skills and resources to unlock their growth potential. 

Read more about the program and apply today.

About Life Science Academy for Startups

With expert help from Denmark, Sweden, and Norway, we support you in reaching your goals easier and faster. Benefit from the advantages of the program, free of charge!

Join us in empowering innovation, overcoming challenges, and accelerating the transition of your groundbreaking life science idea into market-ready products!

The elements of the program:

Who can join the program?

Whether you are involved in research and development, consulting, manufacturing, or sales, you can benefit from our comprehensive support. Wherever you are on the development spectrum, you can count on us.

We are looking for aspiring startups in the dynamic world of life science and healthcare innovation.

As a part of the program, you will:

  • Understand your startup's strengths and opportunities for improvement.
  • Acquire skills to improve your startup.
  • Build a relevant network across Denmark, Sweden, and Norway.
  • Find your next collaborator.


If you meet the following criteria, take the first step and apply. You:

  • Are a life science startup founder
  • Are located in the ÖKS area 
  • Possess an organization number/CVR number (Don't worry, we can assist with that, too)
  • Comply with state aid regulations

Who is behind the program

We are ten partners from Southern Scandinavia whose vision is to unite Denmark, Sweden, and Norway to create an ecosystem that seamlessly connects startups to skills and facilities, fostering innovation without borders.

Life Science Academy for Startups is a collaboration between: 

  • DTU Skylab
  • Erhvervshus Sjælland
  • Halmstad University
  • Knowledge Hub Zealand
  • Medicon Valley Alliance
  • SmiLe Incubator
  • The Life Science Cluster
  • Danish Technological Institute
  • University of Southern Denmark
  • Knowledge Hub Zealand - Project Manager Louise Vigsnæs,


Life Science Academy is a 3-year project co-founded by the EU-program Interreg Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak, which supports joint projects in the southern Scandinavia that promote the development of social innovation, green economy, transportation, and employment.


Want to know more?

Read more about the program and apply today.

Or contact Life Science Academy for Startups:


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