The Start-up Slams are sponsored by:

The Start-up Slams are a great opportunity for young companies (and particularly start-ups seeking to raise a seed or a Series A financing round) to showcase their project in front of potential partners and investors in the Life Sciences field.

The selected candidates will be offered to present their project and receive advice and feedback (“speed-mentoring”) from a panel of experts.

The winner(s) will be recognised as the most innovative start-up(s) in Europe in Life Sciences.

BioFIT’s attendees will have access to a mix of live and on-demand content during those 3 days. This content will be available for 30 days afterwards; and they will also have the opportunity to debate with the pitchers via interactive online chats.

How does it work?


To apply, the candidate must:

    • Be a start-up company or a company in creation
    • Seek for funding (seed or Series A financing rounds)
    • Develop a new technology/product
    • Be registered to BioFIT 2021
    • Fill out the application form and send it to the BioFIT organisers


by a jury of experts


    • All applications will be reviewed by a jury (composed of high level representatives and international experts from public and private institutions, life sciences industries, and investors) who will select the most innovative projects.
    • The selected projects will have the opportunity to be presented during BioFIT.
    • The jury of selection will give feedback and advice to the applicants to help them develop their project.
    • The selected candidates will benefit from a dedicated meeting space within the exhibition area during BioFIT.


during BioFIT and



    • The pitchers will have a 5-7 min timeslot during BioFIT to present and to highlight the most innovative aspects of their technology/product, business model and company strategy, in front of a jury of experts, potential partners and investors.
    • The pitchers will receive valuable feedback and advice from the panel of experts.
    • The most innovative project(s) will be selected by the jury of experts and by the audience.
    • The winner(s) will be recognised during the 3rd day of BioFIT as the most innovative start-up(s) in Europe in Life Sciences.