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Chiesi 2023
Golden Ticket Contest

Apply by September 22, 2023

Chiesi is sponsoring a competition to award up to two Golden Tickets at a US BioLabs site.

Each Golden Ticket provides one year of fully paid individual bench space and membership at a fully equipped laboratory designed to accelerate early-stage startup working on research and development in the gene editing, mRNA or siRNA field, and/or relevant viral and non-viral delivery technologies, for treating rare hematology, immunology, ophthalmology, dermatology, metabolic or lysosomal storage diseases. 

The Benefits

  • Access to fully permitted professionally managed shared lab space

  • Unparalleled suite of laboratory equipment 

  • A diverse scientific community of fellow entrepreneurs 

  • Content rich events and programming 

  • Industry connections 

Eligibility Snapshot
Companies working on research and development in the following areas: 

Gene Editing

Immunology

siRNA or Relevant Viral and Non-Viral Technologies Treating Rare Hematology

Gene Editing

siRNA

mRNA

Viral & Non-Viral Delivery Systems

Hematology

Ophthalmology

Metabolic or Lysosomal Storage Diseases 

Dermatology 

Immunology

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The Process

01

Submit applications by

September 22, 2023

02

A subset of applicants will be identified as finalists by the contest judges by

 October 10, 2023

03

Finalists will present their company and scientific concept at a Virtual event on

October 19, 2023 

04

Up to two awards

will be granted

Good luck!

How to Apply

REVIEW

Review eligibility requirements & official rules to determine if you qualify

pREPARE

Complete application form and prepare a non-confidential pitch deck that gives an overview of your company and technology

SUBMIT

Submit application form with your pitch deck by 

September 22, 2023

11:59 pm EST to

golden.ticket@chiesi.com  

Questions

Please contact golden.ticket@chiesi.com with questions and comments

The official terms and conditions for this competition include eligibility, application process, judging criteria, and award details. 

The official rules can be found here.

Official Rules

Application Submission

The submission form requires the following: 

  1. Download the Golden ticket application found here.

  2. Email the full application and the pitch deck to golden.ticket@chiesi.com

  3. A confirmation email will be sent to you upon receipt of your application

Contact

Any questions or comments regarding this competition can be directed to: golden.ticket@chiesi.com  

Any questions or comments regarding BioLabs can be directed to: sponsorship@biolabs.io 

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