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Apply For Bioscience Entrepreneurs Boot Camp!
Individuals or teams of 2 to 4 from early stage bioscience companies or those intending to start a company in the near future are welcome to apply.
Rolling admissions are in effect.
How to apply
Please email the following to LAbiostart@calstatela.edu, with a subject line including “Winter 2018 boot camp application” and your “First Name” and “Last Name”. Please submit all listed materials as attachments in a single email. Please do not submit packet materials separately.
- Cover Letter (2 page maximum) - describe your training, experience, aspirations and how the boot camp will help your company achieve its goals.
- Resume or CV (5 page maximum) – including contact information for three referees
- Executive Summary of a draft business plan (5 page maximum) defining plans to develop a biotechnology/bioscience idea, or leverage an existing technology/IP (conceived by the applicant independently from any institution, from his or her own laboratory, or from a faculty advisor’s laboratory) in order to meet an unmet need. Descriptions of plans/activities/discussions to license certain technologies/IPs would be helpful. Do not provide proprietary details of IPs that are not already in the public domain. Addressing the following questions would be helpful: what is the unmet need that you plan to address? how do you think your biotechnology/bioscience idea/technology/IP can be converted to a product, service or process? who would be your customer, partner or funder?
Team applications should include the CVs/Resumes of all individuals on the team, one “team” cover letter, and one executive business summary of a draft business plan.