One of the highlights of the 37 ºC Life Science Tech Exhibition is the startup companies, providing exposure and business development opportunities for innovative tech startups. The exhibition space is strategically located just outside the main conference hall and will be a focal point for visits from local and overseas delegations and individuals, consisting of potential collaborators, partners and investors.

Abstract Submission Deadline is 21th May.

Startups will also have the opportunity to apply to participate in the Startup Competition. The ten finalists who will be selected to give an oral presentation for the Startup Competition Jury, will enjoy additional exposure and stand a chance win the Startup Competition.



Startup Competition in Partnership with EY.



Startup companies are kindly requested to submit an abstract answering the following questions. Answers should not exceed 60 words per question.

  • Investment Rational
    Briefly describe the company’s technology or therapeutic focus. The market opportunity, progress made to date key partnerships or joint ventures. Management strengths
  • Business Strategy
    Briefly describe how the company will apply its core technology,
    Generate near-term and long term revenues
  • Core Technology
    What is the technology, its uniqueness and its value proposition
  • Product Profile/Pipeline
    Describe companies’ product/pipelines, current status and market potential. Discuss milestones, potential collaboration and partnership
  • What’s next?
    Preclinical / Clinicals
    Organizational plans
    Financial plans


Abstracts must be sent by email to Arve Grude on the following email address:

Abstract Submission Deadline is 21th May.

Abstracts must be saved as a Word file.
Abstracts must be written in English language.
The minimum number of words is 100 and the maximum number is 300.

The abstracts will be then reviewed by the Startup Competition Jury who will select the companies to give an oral presentation in the 37 ºC Life Science Tech Startup Competition. The winners of the Startup Competition will be formally announced during the event.



The winner of the 37 ºC Life Science Tech Startup Competition will be chosen by the Startup Competition Jury.
1ST Prize: Private meetings with Hadean Ventures and Glenrock Group.



The Startup Competition will take place on June 7th at 14:00. Companies will have 5 minutes to pitch and 5 minutes for questions and answers by the Startup Competition Jury.

The Startup Competition Jury

  • Henrik Lund / Chairman Oslo Cancer Cluster (Head of Jury)
  • Arve Grude / Senior Manager in EY
  • Asaf Iram / Investment Manager, GlenRock Group
  • Sjur Svaboe / Founder and CEO of Biolink Group and Medpalett, Medox – TBC
  • Kamilla Rolstad / Partner of Sund Capital
  • Nadine Sobotzki / Associate with the Life Science Team at MERCK VENTURES
  • Dan Shwarzman / CEO of MindUP Digital Health Incubator
  • Walter Stockinger / Dr Managing Partner at Hadean Ventures