1st NUVISAN Drug Discovery
Innovation Challenge

Get a chance to receive support from VCs and scientific experts for your drug discovery project.

Thank you all for your enthusiastic participation in the 1st NUVISAN Drug Discovery Innovation Challenge.

The application session for the challenge has now come to a close, and we have received an overwhelming response from all of you.

Our team is currently reviewing all the applications and will be selecting the winners based on the evaluation criteria. The winners will be notified via email by March 20, 2023.

We appreciate your patience during the selection process and wish all participants the best of luck. Thank you once again for your interest and participation.



The 1st NUVISAN Drug Discovery Innovation Challenge is hosted by NUVISAN, a leading contract research organization that specializes in providing research services to pharmaceutical and biotech companies as well as academics.

This event aims to identify and support innovative ideas and technologies in the field of drug discovery, with the goal of accelerating the development of new treatments for patients in need.

Ekkehard May

Dr. Ekkehard May

Director. Head of Cross Indication Research at NUVISAN

Peter Staller

Dr. Peter Staller

Director, Head of Functional Genomics Research at NUVISAN

Venture Capital Partners

From early company creation to revolutionary biotechs investments, the participating VCs are located globally in the US, Europe, and Israel and focused on life-science projects.


The NUVISAN Drug Discovery Innovation Challenge offers a range of exciting prizes for the winning projects.

The grand prize winner will have the opportunity to pitch their project to a panel of venture capital firms, with the possibility of securing funding to bring their project to fruition.

In addition, other winners will receive hours of scientific consultation with NUVISAN's experts in drug discovery, providing valuable support and guidance to help advance their projects.

The jury for the challenge will be venture capital firms who will evaluate the projects and select the winners.


Invitation to pitch your project to Venture Capitalist investors


8 hour NUVISAN scientific consultation


5 hour NUVISAN scientific consultation


From February 1, 2023

Apply now via our webform

March 10, 2023

Last chance to apply to the challenge online

March 20, 2023

The winners will be announced by email and on our Linkedin page

March 30, 2023

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Terms And Conditions

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