Geonopole Entreprises has reengineered and reenergized the dynamics of support provided to biotech start-ups on the site in creating two new programs: Shaker & Booster.
Services provided by the Shaker are designed particularly for doctoral and postdoctoral students who come up with original ideas and innovative projects during their studies, and relating to applications in healthcare, environment, agritech, foodtech or synthetic biology. The Shaker’s services are designed to support proof-of-concept experimentation by future company creators by providing free access to research laboratory […] as well as training in entrepreneurship. This training is a series of introduction courses on financing means for biotechnology, biotech-specific legal and regulatory obligations, and business communications. The first selection of five projects entering the Shaker was finalized by a committee of experts in September 2017.
The Booster Program
The Booster is the logical second step in Genopole’s offer to entrepreneurs. targets entrepreneurs whose companies (less than 2 years old) are considered to have high potential for development and growth, either nationally or internationally, or both. Contains a accompanishing in building a strong business plan, accelerating business development, as well as direct support in fund raising. The Booster program also provides access to office and lab spaces, state-of-the-art technology platforms and experienced mentors.