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Life Science Factory events are opportunities to acquire new knowledge, try out something you’ve always wanted to learn, and network with our community and experts. We look forward to seeing soon you at one of our events and welcoming you into our community. Take a look at our event calendar and join us!



Expand your knowledge by attending talks given by scientists and coaches from the fields of life science and entrepreneurship.


Life Science Events

Discover the latest research topics in a new context, and learn from leading entrepreneurs and founders in the industry.


interactive events and workshops

“Learning by doing” is the name of the game at our interactive events, where you learn and apply new methods working in small groups.


networking events

Strike up a conversation with experts and mentors, and make valuable contacts within our community.

event calendar


Open Maker's Factory Day

March 30, 2023 / 5:45 pm — 8:00 pm

What you can expect

1x a month you have the opportunity to get to know the diversity of our prototype workshop >>Maker's Factory<< better. You will get an exclusive tour of the Maker's Factory and get to know the machines and manufacturing technologies on site. This will be followed by a free workshop.


kickstart program

April 17, 2023 — April 27, 2023 / 9:00 am

The Kickstart program supports early-stage German startups with the knowledge and tools needed to build and grow a scalable, global business right from the start. We empower program participants to make critical early decisions on product, market, and business models while boosting their global mindset to help improve their growth trajectories for success.

Application deadlines & programme dates

Application deadline: 29 March 2023
Programme dates: 17 April - 27 April 2023
Location of the on-site day: Göttingen, Germany

Kickstart programmes are offered monthly throughout the year (except July and August) and in different cities in Germany. If you are interested in learning more, contact the scouting team at


4th Life Science Start-up Day

April 25, 2023 / 11:30 am

Be part of the action when we open the doors for the fourth time for the Lower Saxony Life Science Start-up Day - the essential event for founders, those interested in starting a business, scientists, investors, and networking partners! The importance of business startups in Germany is steadily growing and offers a realistic career option. However, especially in the field of life sciences, researchers and those interested in starting a business face particularly huge challenges in successfully bringing their technologies to market. Through a program rich in impulses, role models, networking, and exchange, the Lower Saxony startup conference aims to provide concrete starting points.

More stages, more participants, more languages, more interaction: From pitches and investor impulses to insights into industry and a supporting exhibition with specific offers, the diverse program is conducted in German and English. Gain fascinating insights into the life science ecosystem of Israel, take part in our new startup pitch challenge, and meet inspiring people for a coffee during matchmaking.

Finally, back live in Göttingen, in the newly built and growing district with exclusive insights and tours. Don't miss this unique opportunity, and be there when we open the next chapter for life science entrepreneurship.


life science factory @ bionnale

May 16, 2023 — May 17, 2023 / 12:30 pm

BIONNALE is the largest networking event for the life sciences and healthcare industry in the German capital region. We are pleased to be a Gold Sponsor again in 2023.

Representatives from science and industry take part in the annual life sciences event in Berlin to make and maintain contacts and build strategic relationships. The networking character is a strength of BIONNALE with more than 1000 participants from over 50 countries in 2022.


life science factory @ festival of the future

July 06, 2023 — July 08, 2023 / 8:00 am

After the great success in 2022, the "Festival of the Future" by 1E9 and Deutsches Museum returns in 2023.

Don’t miss the most exciting technology and future event of the year! At the festival, you’ll meet thought leaders, founders of great start-ups, leading investors, scientists, artists, and the next generation of innovators.

Understand the latest developments in AI, Quantum Computing, New Space, Life Sciences, Web3, Metaverse, Energy, Mobility or ClimateTech. Get your hands on technology and let art, music and a unique location inspire you!

We're proud to be a partner and to have our own Life Science track, featuring inspiring talks and exciting innovations from the world of Life Sciences.

our programmes

ELSA Program

The ELSA Program is a time-tested program that operates in cooperation with Fraunhofer. Tailor-made for BioTech and the life science industry, ELSA addresses topics around the development of products, business models, and teams. The program features one-on-one coaching sessions, workshops, and talks from experts to provide the kind of support that is essential for start-up teams.

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Wildcard Challenge 2022

You have a sound idea for a start-up in the field of life sciences? You want to develop your idea further with excellent coaches and get critical feedback? Then our Accelerator Wildcard Challenge is the right choice for you! You will get to know the methods Business Model Cavas and Roadmap. Together we will develop your individual roadmap for your upcoming challenges. And best of all: You can win a Wildcard Spot in the AHEAD Life Science Track worth more than 9,000 €.

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Bridgehead Europe

The Bridgehead Europe program from eit Health facilitates access to local ecosystems for young companies seeking to gain a foothold in a new European market. Expanding and penetrating a new market is a big step for any company, and requires an extensive network and expert knowledge of the target country. This is precisely the ecosystem that the Life Science Factory offers, as well as tailored support of scale-ups.

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