13th edition


December 3rd & 4th, 2024


December 11th& 12th 2024


Calling all Life Sciences innovators: Apply for the BioFIT pitch competition!

⚠ Applications close in 2 weeks, on September 28th ⚠

BioFIT pitch sessions bring together the most innovative and promising start-ups, companies, R&D projects and licensing opportunities in the Life Sciences sector.

This is your opportunity to present your innovation to an international audience of over 1,000 key players, including investors, business development executives, heads of licensing and external collaborations, heads of scouting, all looking to find the right partners to support your development.

Which session best suits your project?

 If you are a young company, especially a start-up looking for funding, don’t waste another second and apply for the BioFIT Start-up Slams to have the opportunity to pitch in front of potential partners and investors!

If you are a start-up working on a biopharmaceutical therapeutic, applying for the Start-up Slams makes you eligible for ‘s Advance Biotech Grant Award.

This special prize awarded by Merck includes €35,000 to be used for Merck’s bioprocessing technologies, process development consulting & services and 2 hours of consulting time with M ventures.

 If you have a collaborative project and/or a licensing deal to entail, don’t miss the opportunity to apply for the Collaborative and Licensing Opportunity Presentations! Any TTO, university, research institute or company is welcome to apply.

 If you are a young company, a TTO, a university, a research institute or an organisation with an innovative project in the Animal Health sector, apply for the Animal Health Presentations!

If you are selected to present your innovation at BioFIT,
you will benefit from:

🎤 a 5-minute presentation timeslot in front of a jury of well-known experts and a high-quality audience
🚀  speed-mentoring from experts to boost the development of your project
📣  an enhanced visibility among potential partners and investors
🤝  a dedicated meeting space at the heart of the BioFIT exhibition area
📄  a presentation of your organisation in the final programme and on the event website
🏆 the chance to win and be awarded as the most innovative start-up/project in Europe in the Life Sciences and Animal Health sectors

The only condition to apply to this pitch competition
is to be registered as a delegate or an exhibitor.

Not registered yet for BioFIT 2023?
Applications close on September 28th, register now!


No additional fee for your application if you are already registered

If you are part of a BioFIT partner cluster or association, you can benefit from discounts: contact them and register with their promo code.



Vincent Tavernier

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