LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT STARTUP ACCELERATOR

PLAN YOUR BUSINESS

Kickstarter & Early Campaigns

LAUNCH YOUR BUSINESS

Turn your business into a reality

MANAGE YOUR BUSINESS

Master day-to-day operations

GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Finding new location funding & customers

LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT

WHO WE ARE

LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT

WHO WE ARE

  • The Life Science District startup accelerator, started from an idea of Giovanni Rizzo, one of the most relevant industry expert in Italy, with a long and successful international career in Life Science.
  • The company is composed of 11 Founders, both with vertical expertise in Life Science and in the world of innovation, finance and business services, in order to have a spectrum of professionals that could cover different competence needs of the District and can manage the accelerator ecosystem.
  • The activity of Life Science District is to work closely with pharmaceuticals and biotech to increase their pipeline by scouting, selecting and validating startups by performing a deep due diligence of them and to provide LS industry experts, including Life Science District’s founders, exceptional opportunities to invest in the startups.
  • To do that, it is extremely important for Life Scence District to work, hands on, on the accelerated startups with the aim of improving their products/services, strategy, business model and go to market.
  • The Life Science District startup accelerator, started from an idea of Giovanni Rizzo, one of the most relevant industry expert in Italy, with a long and successful international career in Life Science.
  • The company is composed of 11 Founders, both with vertical expertise in Life Science and in the world of innovation, finance and business services, in order to have a spectrum of professionals that could cover different competence needs of the District and can manage the accelerator ecosystem.
  • The activity of Life Science District is to work closely with pharmaceuticals and biotech to increase their pipeline by scouting, selecting and validating startups by performing a deep due diligence of them and to provide LS industry experts, including Life Science District’s founders, exceptional opportunities to invest in the startups.
  • To do that, it is extremely important for Life Scence District to work, hands on, on the accelerated startups with the aim of improving their products/services, strategy, business model and go to market.

VISION

To become an international accelerator and facilitator able to fill the gap in knowledge from Academia to the Market thus speeding up the creation of innovative therapeutics.

To become an international accelerator and facilitator able to fill the gap in knowledge from Academia to the Market thus speeding up the creation of innovative therapeutics.

MISSION

To create the first vertical district in Life Science able to select, certify and develop the best startups in Biotech and Digital Health sectors, providing pharmaceuticals and biotech with a new pipeline of innovative projects and solutions.

To create the first vertical district in Life Science able to select, certify and develop the best startups in Biotech and Digital Health sectors, providing pharmaceuticals and biotech with a new pipeline of innovative projects and solutions.

LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT

LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT

LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT

GOALS

SKYROCKETING

CAREERS

To attract high qualified people

To create new jobs and

DISRUPTIVE

INNOVATION

To broadcast LS knowledge and competencies

To facilitate technology transfer

NEW

BUSINESS

To develop successful Startup

To develop Open Innovation projects

ATTRACTIVE

INVESTMENTS

To generate value for accelerator’s stakeholder

To create a valuable network for Life Science Industry

LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT

ABOUT US

Life Science District is a startup accelerator specialized in biotech e digital health. Life Science District’s main activities is to facilitate the introduction of innovative solutions within Corporates, to support startups in search of funds for ideas development and to help startups speeding up their new products and services go-to-market.

SERVICES

LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT

ECOSYSTEM PARTICIPANTS

Startups

Early/MID stage, Scaleup

Partners

PharmaCos, Insurances, Banks, Others

Investors

BA & VC, Family office, Private holding, Institutional Investors

Members

Business Advisors Legals, Accountants, BAs, VCs, Incubators, Association for innovation, ecc.

Healthcare Institutions

Universities, Laboratories, Preclinical and Clinical Research Organizations (CRO)

Startups

Early/MID stage, Scaleup

Partners

PharmaCos, Insurances, Banks, Others

Members

Business Advisors Legals, Accountants, BAs, VCs, Incubators, Association for innovation, ecc.

Investors

BA & VC, Family office, Private holding, Institutional Investors

Healthcare Institutions

Universities, Laboratories, Preclinical and Clinical Research Organizations (CRO)

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VALUE PROPOSITION

Corporates’ Issues

  • Internal R&D is very expensive
  • Internal R&D is not effective
  • Internal R&D can develop a limited number of LS innovation issues
  • Internal R&D has limited competencies of innovation

Value proposition for Corporates

  • Economy of scale in selecting tens of startups
  • Strong capability in selecting and qualifying high-potential LS startups
  • Life Science District startups deal with a wide range of issues
  • Wide range of competencies both vertical and horizontal to support startups

Startups’ Issues

  • Lack of key members in the team
  • Lack of understanding corporate needs
  • Lack of financial resources
  • Lack of go-to market competencies

Value proposition for Startups

  • Specialized team both with LS and business competencies
  • Experienced team with a strong network of LS industry professionals
  • Mighty network of BA, VC, Innovation centers, Institutional Investors and Corporations
  • Deep business knowledge due to its founders and business partners expertise

LIFE SCIENCE DISTRICT

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