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The Accelerator for Bioscience in CT Application Deadline

Monday, December 4, 2017
12:00am – 11:59pm


On behalf of Design Technologies, Program Manager for ELabNYC, and in partnership with CTNext, we are writing to inform you of the launch of a new entrepreneurship training and mentorship initiative for the Connecticut biosciences community, The Accelerator for Biosciences in Connecticut ("ABCT"). ABCT is a competitive entry, 6-month long program designed for entrepreneurial research students and faculty, MBA's and MD's interested to form new ventures in biosciences. ABCT encourages applications from IP based innovations in therapeutics, devices and diagnostics, research tools, materials and digital health. Held annually, ABCT features a mini-MBA curriculum, expert coaching, networking, mentorship, pitch preparation, and access to the NYC biosciences community.

Schedule The deadline to apply is December 4, 2017. ABCT launches in January, 2018 and concludes June, 2018.

The objectives for ABCT are to:

Expand the vibrant ecosystem of mentors and funders of biosciences for Connecticut's academic biosciences start ups Teach entrepreneurial business concepts to aspiring entrepreneurs, including concepts that are fundamental to biosciences Define a clear path for Connecticut's entrepreneurially-minded graduate students and post-docs, faculty, MBA's and MD's to start or join new commercial ventures based in Connecticut Build a local platform for the next generation of biosciences and healthcare technology entrepreneurs to recruit talent to Connecticut The application to ABCT 2018 is open at We look forward to meeting you and other active members of the community. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Mary Howard (

UConn Entrepreneurship and Innovation Consortium. (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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