Bio Kickstart competition at Heyford Park Innovation Centre – Deadline the 13th November

13th November 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Get your Biotech idea off to a flying start – win 12 months of dedicated lab space and a business support package worth £3,600.

Step 1 The application form

Fill in the short form with your details and our team will be in touch with you. If you meet the eligibility criteria, we will send an application form to gather more information.

Step 2 Send in your presentation: Once you have completed your application, you will be invited to submit a presentation covering an introduction to your company (1 page), why you need the bench space (1 page) and a business plan for year 1 and up to year 5 (2 pages max).
These should be received by 13/11/2022 and emailed to

Step 3 Pitch Event: If your presentation is successful, you will be invited to an online ‘Pitch Event’. The ‘Pitch Event’ will take place online in ‘teams’ on Tuesday 15th November 2022 2pm – 3pm. 5 companies will be chosen to complete a 5 minute presentation, followed by Q&A (15 minutes total).

What is the prize?
1st place will receive:

1 x dedicated lab bench in the shared space at Heyford Park for a year worth £7,200
Oxford Innovation Space business support worth £1,200
Professional services support worth £1,800
Lab Supervisor support worth £600
Access to 1,500 ft shared lab space with a range of ‘plug and play’ lab equipment
Join a thriving HPIC science community and wider network of businesses within Oxford Innovation Space
4 runners up will receive:

30 minutes each and a 1-hour group session with our Lab Supervisor offering support and guidance



13th November 2022
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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