How to accelerate your startup

15-10-2019 - Markthalle Basel, Steinentorberg 20, 4051 Basel

Financing, collaborations & more…

The funding landscape is in continuous change. Stay up to date on financing and make sure you know all the basics (and more) to grow your business sustainably. and Euresearch Basel provide an overview on innovation financing options to SMEs, startups and stakeholders in the life sciences.

Experts from Euresearch, JFG Life Sciences Foundation and Carb-X will highlight different funding instruments and services. Further, experienced entrepreneurs will give insights how to finance a life science startup and how to acquire research grants.

Table top exhibitions of supporting organisations will complete the picture.


15:30   Door Opening
16.00  Welcome by the organizers
Ralf Dümpelmann and Susanne Daniel
16:10  General overview about the funding landscape and startup support
Susanne Daniel, Company Advisor, Euresearch Basel
Ralf Dümpelmann, Manager Enabling Technologies,
16:25  Grants and equity from Europe – The European Innovation Council accelerator pilot
Stefan Fischer, NCP SME, Euresearch Network Office, Bern
16:40  JFG Life Sciences Foundation – A new player in seed financing
Werner Enz, CEO Erfindungsverwertung AG (EVA), Basel
16:55  Short presentation of table top presenters
17.05  Break – Networking
17:30  Carb-X combating antibiotic resistant bacteria
Malcom Page, Expert of CARB-X Accelerator at
17:45  Insights into funding a biotech startup
Esteban Pombo-Villar, CEO TargImmune, Basel
18:00   The TRIC to winning non-dilutive financing – An IMI2 success story
Jonathan J. Butcher, Head of BD and Alliance Management, BioVersys AG
18:15  Final wrap up
18.30  Apero and networking

When : 15.10.2019, 16:00 – 18:30
Where : Markthalle Basel, Steinentorberg 20, 4051 Basel

Participation to the event is free of charge; however, your registration by 14th October 2019 is kindly required.


Ralf Dümpelmann

Dr. | Manager Enabling Technologies
Tel. +41 61 295 50 20


Partner : Euresearch