NLSInvest Application form


Life science companies from the Nordics have the opportunity to apply to join the NLSInvest Rising Stars challenge to be held during NLSDays 2022 by filling-up the application form below following the minimum Readiness Levels specified on the right side.

Our Nordic committee (including Nordic incubators, accelerators, qualified investors, and support organizations) will select 40 applicants to join NLSDays – at no cost.

On 28-29 September 2022, the 40 selected companies will attend NLSDays 2022 – at no cost – to pitch before our global investor community and NLSDays audience, as well as to access our unique partnering platform for face-to-face meetings with potential partners.

From the 40 pre-selected companies, 3 winners will be picked as NLSInvest 2022 Rising Stars Awardees during the NLSDays Closing Ceremony on 29 September 2022, during which they will receive their Awards and Prizes.


Exclusion Criteria: 

  • You must be a start-up within health, medical, or life science industries
  • You cannot be a publicly listed company
  • You must be seeking pre-seed to series A funding
  • You must have already received some degree of soft funding
  • A minimum of 3 on all RL scoring using the KTH RL scoring below

Download The KTH Innovation Readiness Level™ Model developed by KTH Innovation

or visit The KTH Innovation Readiness Level™ website

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NLSInvest 2022 Application Form for Nordic pitching challenge

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  • The KTH Innovation Readiness Level™ is a complete framework for guiding idea development and assessing idea status across key dimensions.

    It provides structure and support for idea owners as well as coaches and managers in the development of an early stage idea to an innovation on the market.

    Download the RL Guide
    Visit KHT Innovation Readiness Level website

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