Gene.iO 2023

Are you at the head of an innovative Biotechnology startup? Apply to a whole program to enhance your biotech!

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How to participate

Click on the button Participate in the upper-right corner.
To reach the first step of the call for candidates, you must accept the Gene.IO Terms and Conditions when you create your account on the program's platform.
Your account will allow you to modify your dossier as many times as needed.
One project per account (created by the project leader) but any number of people of your choosing may have access to the account .


  • Call for candidates: May 22 to July 16 2023
  • Audition :  September, 12 - 142023
  • Program startup :  November 2, 2023.

The call for candidates comprises three steps:

Complete your candidate dossier and include:

  1. A 10 to 15-slide presentation: team / issues / description of the start-up / business model / technological roadmap / etc.
  2. Résumés for all team members
Genopole's mentors will assist the teams for the constitution of their call dossiers.
You can use your candidate account to stock your files and exchange with the Genopole mentors.

You have been selected to present your project to the expert committee on 12-14 September 2023.
At that time, you will be requested to provide the supports for your presentation to the committee and indicate the Strategy Packs that may interest you.

You will have 15 minutes to present your project and 15 minutes thereafter for questions and answers.


The Genopole mentors will help the teams prepare their presentations.

You've been chosen as a Gene.IO laureate!


You will be welcomed to the Genopole biocluster at its next Welcome Session, where you will have the opportunity to present your start-up to the Genopole community (5-minute pitch).


You will be requested to provide a 4 to 5-slide presentation and pictures & the contact information of your team members.