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Venture Creation Studio, Spring 2024

Build Tomorrow's BioVentures

At Nordic BioVentures, we believe society and nature is interdependent, and that within nature lies the key to solving the planet's most pressing challenges.


That's why we dedicated our Venture Creation Studio to bringing bioindustrial solutions to life. If this resonates with you, keep reading and apply today!

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The Package

Brace yourself for an exhilarating 8-month program packed with coaching,

€ 100.000 in funding, and unparalleled opportunities.

  • Find your CO-FOUNDERS: From day one, you'll have access to an extraordinary ensemble of co-founders, forming the dream team to embark on this thrilling adventure alongside you.

  • Validate your IDEAS: We help you fine-tune your vision and transform it into a force to be reckoned with.

  • Get FUNDING:  Receive up to € 100.000 in pre-seed investment to fuel your ambitions. But we won't stop there – we'll guide you towards additional capital through our vast network of leading investors and venture capitalists.

  • COACHING: As part of our program, you'll receive hands-on coaching at every stage of your journey, to help you navigate the unpredictable startup landscape.

  • Build your NETWORK: Prepare to gain access to an extraordinary community of founders and investors. Rub shoulders with the best in the business, forge invaluable connections, and tap into a wealth of knowledge and experience that will propel your venture forward.

About you

If the following statements resonate with you, then you're well on your way to make an impact with your research and/or business capabilities:

  • You possess a M.Sc., Ph.D., or PostDoc level in biotechnology, chemical engineering, biology, bio-business development, or a related field.

  • You do not need to come with an idea! But if you have one and people tell you it’s crazy, we’d love to hear it!

  • You're a driven individual, capable of inspiring and motivating not only yourself but also others to join your mission.

  • You are legally allowed to work in Denmark (Danish, EU citizen or work permit).

  • You have a burning desire to bring your innovative ideas to life and use your research capabilities to solve real life problems.

Do not miss out on this incredible opportunity! Get ready to make your mark on the world!

Deadline: February 19th, 2024

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What previous participants say


Participating in Venture Creation Studio was not only an exceptional opportunity to start my own company – it was also a truly unique experience. From day one, it was clear that the program was thoughtfully designed and tailored for business novices like myself. Above all, Venture Creation Studio is a program without parallel that focuses on individuals with passion and an entrepreneurial spirit.


Aleksandra (Ola) Marczak

VCS Winner, spring 2023

Algenius Foods ApS

  • I’ve been working on our startup for a while, should I still sign up?
    Yes, we welcome founders with developed ideas, but if you already have a an established and registered company this opportunity not for you.
  • Do I need a holding company?
    If your startup is selected for funding you will likely need a holding company. If you do not already have one we can help you set one up in Denmark.
  • Can I own a Danish company if I'm not Danish?
    The newly formed company will be established and registered in Denmark. If you are an EU citizen it is possible to own a Danish company, however you need to register a holding company to own the operating company. We will help you set up both the holding and operating company.
  • When will I know if I'm accepted?
    Deadline for applications is 19th of February, 2024. We will carefully review your application and get back to you latest end of February. If successful, you will be invited to the Ideation Weekend on March 16th - 17th, 2024 in Copenhagen.
  • Can I sign up without an idea?
    Yes, most people who participate don't have an idea to start with. We will host iterative ideation sessions at the Kick-off weekend where you get to explore a bunch of ideas revolving around real world problems and market needs. You can also join with an idea and potentially find your co-founders and funding you've need to kick off your venture.
  • Can I have a job while being part of the Venture Creation Studio?
    We expect you to work full-time on your startup.
  • What is meant by bioindustrial solutions?
    The Venture Creation Studio is focused on solving the planet's sustainability problems using bioindustrial solutions. By bioindustrial solutions we aim to develop sustainable solutions that can address climate change, supply chain issues, and enable a circular economy. Industrial biotech is already or will soon have an impact in industries, such as agriculture, food systems, petrochemicals, health and beauty. We do not aim to develop new therapeutics, medtech or pharma-related products.
  • Who decides who gets funded?
    We have an external panel, mostly made up of biotech experts and investors, who will help us select the startup that receives funding.


Any other questions regarding the Venture Creation Studio? Get in touch!

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