Applications Open for BioEntrepreneurship Initiative

Interested in entrepreneurship, startups, biotechnology, or health? Want to explore to start a company around your research, but looking for a program and team to help you along the way?   

The BioEntrepreneurship Initiative offers PhD, MD, and DVM candidates, as well as Post-Docs, from across Cornell’s campuses the opportunity to immerse themselves in real-world startup creation. Participants will work with a dedicated business student to design their own life science startup. Along the way, participants will gain valuable experience, connections, and a certificate from the Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management. 

The BioEntrepreneurship Initiative is a New York State funded program that is developing tomorrow’s life science startup leaders today. 

Apply for the program. The deadline for doctoral-level participants to apply is  April 1, 2022,  and applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.    

For more information, contact the program team at