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Connect2Innovate Meetup in Oxford – Meet the Merck Accelerator Team

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Oxford Science Park

Robert Robinson Ave

The Magdalen Centre

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OX4 4GA

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Merck Accelerator partners up with Clustermarket and the Science Entrepreneur Club to support innovative startups working on novel technologies related to the three fields of Clean Meat, Bio- Sensing & Interfaces and Liquid Biopsy Technologies under the theme of ‘Connect2Innovate’.

Join us in Oxford to discuss with experts from Merck Group, local entrepreneurs and academics about the mega trends Clean Meat, Bio- Sensing & Interfaces or Liquid Biopsy Technologies. Listen to pitches from local startups that work on ground-breaking technologies and hear from experts what their potential is and when we can expect them to be available on the market.

If you are a startup in one of these innovation fields, meet us on our Connect2innovate Meetups and increase your chances of being one of the selected startups for the Pitch Night on the 18th of September.

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6.00-6.45 Registration and Networking
6.45-7.00 Welcoming
7.00-7.10 Local Partners: Panacea Stars and Start Codon
7.10-7.15 Startup Pitch: DECancer.AI
7.15-7.20 Startup Pitch: CanSense Ltd
7.20-8.00 Todays FireSide Chat is about Liquid Biopsy
- Mina Elisha Bekheet, Founder and CEO of Panacea Stars
- Peter Liu, CEO and Founder of DECancer.AI
- Adam Bryant, CEO and Founder of CanSense Ltd
- Felix Hendrich, Innovation Project Manager Liquid Biopsy at Merck Group
8.00-9.00 Networking

Our local partners:
-Panacea Stars
-Startcodon

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Panacea Innovation
The Magdalen Centre, Oxford Science Park
Oxford, OX4 4GA, United Kingdom

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ABOUT THE MERCK ACCELERATOR

The global Merck Accelerator program with programs in Merck´s headquarters in Darmstadt and in China, supports startups with the final objective of partnering up with them. Selected companies receive mentoring and in-depth coaching from a network comprised of experts from 66 countries opening up opportunities for startups’ future collaboration with Merck and helping to introduce startups to the contacts they need to close their first deals. Additionally, the startup teams benefit from financial support as well as from work space at the Merck Innovation Center in Darmstadt where they can develop product prototypes and exchange ideas with other startup teams and Merck experts. Applications for the global Merck Accelerator are open and there are different ways of qualifying to participate in the program: Participate via “Connect2innovate” meetups and networking events or applying directly to the program via the Accelerator website that accepts applications until August 25th.

For application and more information visit http://accelerator.merckgroup.com/

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ABOUT Panacea Stars

PanceaStars is a health and life sciences technology translation platform. We collaborate with the most exciting sci-entrepreneurs to help transform bold visions into thriving companies that improve people’s lives. Whether you have the seed of a scientific innovation or a well-developed proof-of-concept, our multi-phase framework is designed to help you translate your idea into a successful business.

Find out more at our website:
https://panacea-stars.com.

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ABOUT Startcodon

Start Codon focuses on supporting highly disruptive, translational innovations created by exceptional teams from across the globe. They aim to disrupt monocultures and stagnation. Startcodon only accepts a small number of exceptional applicants in our program. They then provide seed funding, intensive coaching, and access to state-of-the-art facilities.


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