North Carolina Biotechnology Center Partners with UNCW on New Biotech Venture Challenge

Wednesday, February 05, 2020

The North Carolina Biotechnology Center announces a new biotech venture challenge in partnership with UNCW.

The NC Bioneer Venture Challenge is a life‐sciences‐related, innovation‐focused venture challenge for southeastern North Carolina. The UNCW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship will act as lead partner among other supporting partners.
Benefits for the finalists include:

  • A two-month period of intense mentoring assistance.
  • Public and private events to enhance our connected networks of entrepreneurs, investors and others in the region and beyond, especially as they relate to biotech innovation and commercialization.
  • A pitch challenge at the end of the assistance period, which will yield significant monetary awards in addition to the invaluable mentoring and networking each venture will experience during the assistance phase.
  • Promotion in the region and beyond.
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