Life Science Academy for Startups

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. 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:

What’s in it for you?

  • Understand your startup’s strengths and opportunities for improvement.
  • Acquire skills to improve your startup.
  • Build connections in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway.
  • Find your next collaborator.

Is the program a good fit for you?

Whether you’re involved in research and development, consulting, manufacturing, or sales, our comprehensive support covers the entire spectrum. No matter where you find yourself on the development journey, we’ve got your back. 

We are seeking aspiring startups in the dynamic world of life science and health innovation.

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

  • A life science startup founder
  • Located in the ÖKS area
  • Possess an organization number/CVR number (Don’t worry, we can assist with that!)
  • Comply with state aid regulations

Do you want more information? Visit our website:

Who are we?
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, FIERS, Högskolan i Halmstad, Knowledge Hub Zealand, Medicon Valley Alliance, SmiLe Incubator, The Life Science Cluster, Danish Technological Institute, and the University of Southern Denmark.

Project Manager

Jacob Martin Nielsen

Jacob Martin Nielsen Laboratory Manager, GMO-Lab & Multi-Lab Mobile: +45 93511858

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