Become a Science Founder (BSF) Fellowship

If you are interested in entrepreneurship, honing your business skills, and meeting entrepreneurially minded peers, check out Wilbe’s BSF Fellowship.

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You’ll get 4 weeks of hands-on know-how and 1:1 sessions on all the practical business skills needed to build a science venture from Wilbe and its team of seasoned operators and venture investors:

1. Learn how to turn your research into a product

2. Understand the journey from scientist to founder 

3. Meet Fellows from different disciplines from leading research hubs with the same entrepreneurial mindset

4. Gain a full-proof way of communicating your research to key stakeholders such as customers and investors

5. Access 1:1 guidance and resources from some of the best experts in the field throughout the 4-weeks 

This is an application-based programme with limited spaces, please submit your application early. If accepted, there's a fee to participate in the BSF class (which can be covered by your institute), there are no fees to apply so do submit an application to be considered for BSF. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis and the Fellowship kicks off 11 March 2022, learn more here:

Here is a summary of the event:

Course Dates:  11 March - 8 April 2022, 5 sessions over 4 weeks, 20 hours dedicated per researcher, with multiple 1:1 sessions tailored to each participant

Target Audience: Science & Engineering Postdocs exploring entrepreneurship, early in commercialisation journey

Class size: max. 30 

Partner Institutions: Imperial College London, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford
The Francis Crick Institute, CERN, Taltech, University of Tartu
Where: Hybrid (Zoom, Slack, in-person)

Link to submit your application: