19.07.2016 Seven Swiss start-ups have been nominated among the 50 finalists of IMAGINE IF!, a global competition and accelerator program for early stage science-based ventures. They will have access to free mentorship, free laboratory space, an extensive network and will also qualify for the non-dilutive capital worth $30’000.
The IMAGINE IF! accelerator platform received a large number of applications from across the entire spectrum of deep technology diverse fields, with strong interest from both traditional scientific clusters as well as new and emerging geographies across the globe.
Top 50 Finalists have been nominated. Among them are seven Swiss start-ups. The nominated start-ups will participate in a two weeks of intensive mentorship program, followed by a 3-minute video pitch. The teams will also have the opportunity to submit an updated version of their business plans. Based on the pitch video and the final business plan, the judges will select the Top 10 teams that will be invited to pitch on the second day of the Innovation Forum – Leaders Conference 2016 on the 22nd September in Cambridge. Submission deadline for business plans is 1st August 2016.