OneStart Bio-Entrepreneur Competition


SR-One and Oxbridge Biotech Roundtable invite young bio-entrepreneurs from McGill University to enter the world¹s largest life science business plan competition, OneStart. The winner will receive $150k, free lab space and ongoing legal and intellectual property advice.

First round applications are open from October 15thto December 15th 2013. Entrants can join individually or as a team, and are encouraged to recruit other scientists, business students, lawyers and anyone else with the talent and motivation to execute on a great idea. We welcome ideas at ALL stages of development. Entrepreneurial individuals without a biotech idea of their own are encouraged to create a profile at our Co-Founders Hub, where applicants can search for additional team members.

35 semi-finalists will receive direct mentorship from experienced industry professionals, chances to network with Venture Capital, Pharmaceutical and Biotech executives and the right to attend a Business Bootcamp in San Francisco with workshops from our sponsors, including GSK, Roche and Nature Biotech. The winner will be chosen at our finals gala before a crowd of industry executives in May 2014.

OneStart is open to any applicants 35 and under as of January 1, 2014, who are living in North or South America.

Go to our website to find out more and apply or email onestart [at]

Register to attend one of our launch receptions to find out more:

San Francisco: Monday, November 4th

San Diego: Thursday, November 7th

Boston: Wednesday, November 13th

Los Angeles: Thursday, November 14th