IMAGINE IF! Barcelona

Written by Dr Marek Tyl
Published on 26 April 2016
3 min. read

Innovation Forum Barcelona, in collaboration with IQS Tech Factory is proud to announce that registration for the IMAGINE IF! Barcelona Accelerator is now open!

IMAGINE IF! is the first truly global competition and accelerator program for deep technology* organised by the Innovation Forum across our international branches.
*deep technology is based on a scientific concept which has a significant impact on improving human or animal wellbeing (e.g. new medicines, medical devices, new materials or engineering solutions).

If you have a business idea in the fields of Biotech, CleanTech, MedTech, Digital Health or Pharma, apply now for our IMAGINE IF! Barcelona program. You can participate in our workshops, open networking events and pitching sessions with top players in the local ecosystem. The winning teams will receive prizes (money and benefits) and the possibility to represent Barcelona at the Innovation Forum – Leaders Conference 2016 in Cambridge (UK).

How does it work?
IF Barcelona will organize a pre-acceleration program of workshops during the month of June. By the end of the program all teams should have a stronger business plan and communication pitch for the Barcelona DEMO DAY. The best teams from the local competition will enter the global IMAGINE IF! where they’ll receive training from world class experts and seasoned entrepreneurs.



What we offer with IMAGINE IF! Barcelona – pre acceleration?

  • Tailored workshops
  • Mentoring from top local and international entrepreneurs
  • 1000€ non-dilutive prize money and in-kind services from our partners
  • Meet scientific peers and local entrepreneurs
  • Pitch in front of leading European investors
  • FREE trip to Cambridge to represent Barcelona, meet industry leaders and compete for a 30.000GBP prize
  • The chance to improve life through scientific innovation!
Workshops will cover:
  • How to pitch your business idea
  • Alternative financing
  • Development of an effective business plan
  • Intellectual property

Check out the website to meet our great mentors and learn more about the program. The participation is free, don’t miss this opportunity!

Registration deadline for IMAGINE IF! Barcelona: 6th June 2016
(priority on the reception will be considered)


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