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A big step for life science and health ventures to enter the US market

Develop your US strategy sharp and clear, in just 5 weeks 

1 week exploration trip to the US to try your pitch out live and build your US network

Post-trip assessment and next steps 

What is it?

A top notch US exploration program for BioTech, MedTech, and Digital Health companies seeking to scale to the US.

Open for 15-20 selected startups in total.

Each sector has its own Expert lead, and follows a program tailored to that theme.

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The Program

Pre-TRIP: “Get Ready” -  Intro seminars

Sept 20 - Oct 20, 2022

5 days over 5 weeks to answer all key questions for your company about US both off and online.

Topics

  • Reimbursement and Purchasing

  • Regulation and Implementation

  • Market entry and Marketing

  • Key Opinion Leader  strategy (KOL)

  • Commercialization Strategy

  • Distribution and Manufacturing

US TRIP:  “Get Set” - 1 week discovery trip to US

Oct 29 - Nov 4, 2022

  • Why go to the US (sector specific)

  • When to go to US

  • What do you need to know about the US in your sector

  • What are the steps to go

  • How to plan to go to USA

Separate tracks for BioTech, MedTech, Digital Health. The goal is to test your proposition in US market, and start your network, California and Arizona.

Post-TRIP:  "Go" -  1 day wrap up

Nov 24, 2022

Back in the Netherlands, you  process US learnings, finalize your US strategy and set your funding pitch for EU investors.

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What do you get out of it?

Increase your chance of success for funding in EU with a clear US strategy .

The program gives you

A high level US strategy 

Start of financial, research, and commercial network in US

Feedback from US experts on current proposition

Rapid entry of your venture in the US market

An immersive experience with your peers from other companies, creating close connection for life

Toolkit specially designed for rapid entry of your venture in the US market 

Interactive sessions with experienced entrepreneurs and US companies

Access to unique network and experience of the Global Scale-up Company

What makes it special?

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Who should apply?

For European Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health companies with eyes on the US market:

If you want to earn a share from the biggest and most lucrative medical market in the world 

If you think your product is a game changer for the US market 

If you have the passion and committment for your product. 

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How to apply?

The application process consists of three stages:

1.

Online application before September 15, 2022. Apply via this link

2.

We will confirm if you are selected into the next round: video interviews. You'll have a chance to pitch your story, followed by a Q&A with the GSC team to better understand your business, team, and motivations.

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3.

Final selection. You will hear before September 20 if your company has been selected.

Program fee

Fee includes 5 week pre-program, 1 week US exploration trip and 1 day wrap up, Excludes flight, hotel and meals.

 

Program fee for companies based in The Netherlands: €5,000 (assuming subsidy applies)*.

 

Program fee for companies outside The Netherlands: €12,500

*Most Dutch companies are eligible. GSC will apply on a best effort basis for a €7,500 subsidy in the name of the company. Applicants may withdraw if subsidy does not apply.

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