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Kick-start programme

Join the innovation ecosystem

Create innovative targeted drug delivery therapies with our technology platform

Let's innovate together

The targeted drug delivery technique developed in the ANGIE project can dramatically improve the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, cancer and other medical conditions.

ANGIE invites researchers, clinicians, professionals, students and entrepreneurs with an interest in personalised and precision medicine to develop new therapies based on its technology platform.

Our kick-start programme helps you to understand the technology and shape an idea for a novel therapy for a medical condition of your choice. Through a series of workshops, dedicated mentoring, and access to leading experts, we will guide and support you to start a research project or a venture.

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Outline

ANGIE Kick-start programme

ANGIE Kick-start is a pre-commercial adoption programme running from October 2022 to May 2023 that will allow you to start innovating with the technology developed in the ANGIE project.

The programme consists of a series of workshops on targeted drug delivery and entrepreneurship topics to help you develop your idea for a novel therapy. In addition, all participants will be mentored by an experienced venture builder, have access to leading experts in the field, and receive support to start a research project or a new venture.

Goal

Awareness and entrepreneurship

Our goal is to create awareness about the possible applications of targeted drug delivery and to stimulate entrepreneurship with the ANGIE technology platform through open innovation.

We want to inspire and enable ambitious students, inspiring researchers, experienced professionals and talented entrepreneurs to start addressing important medical challenges today while the technology is still under development.

Online workshops

Discovering the clinical journey

Thursday 24 November 2022
14:00 - 16:00 CET

In this workshop, we will help you understand the current clinical journey and the needs of patients and clinicians for the medical condition that you chose to focus on.

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Understanding healthcare ecosystems

Thursday 8 December 2022

14:00 - 16:00 CET

In this workshop, we will help you to map and navigate the broader healthcare ecosystem for the medical condition that you chose to focus on.

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Creating new targeted drug delivery therapies

Thursday 16 February 2023

14:00 - 16:00 CET

In this workshop, you will learn about the ANGIE technology platform and how it can be used to develop new targeted drug delivery therapies.

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Designing a viable business model

Thursday 16 March 2023

14:00 - 16:00 CET

In this workshop, we will help you to design a viable business model for the health condition that you chose to focus on and the targeted drug delivery therapy that you envision.

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The ANGIE Kick-start Programme

From idea to business case,
to prototype

The ANGIE Kick-start Programme, an initiative from the ANGIE project, is open for students, researchers, and healthcare professionals with an interest for targeted drug delivery. It starts with an idea for a targeted drug delivery intervention for treatment of a certain health condition and finishes with a definition of the concept, a viable business case and a prototype development plan.

The programme provides participants with mentored experiences in healthcare innovation through a combination of workshop activities, focused project work, and other appropriate professional development and networking opportunities. The programme draws on the many facets of the activities established in the ANGIE project, as well as the network of our academia and industry partners and external stakeholders.

The programme and its various activities will run from October 2022 until May 2023. During this period, participants will work on their concepts under the supervision of their mentors. Expert-mentors from the participating organizations will meet with the teams to provide guidance and feedback once a month.

Registration form

Complete this form to participate in the upcoming workshops of the ANGIE Kick-start Programme. See our event calendar for timeline details.