For those with medical technology ideas.
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Dear Dr. Moneta,
The Office of Science & Technology (http://www.ostina.org ) at the
Embassy of Austria in Washington, DC, would like to draw your attention
to the 'Best of Biotech - get your business started' (BOB) announcement
of the Austria Wirtschaftsservice that might be of interest to your
faculty or students:
BOB is awarding a total of EUR 44,500 (~ USD 65,000) for the best
business plans, the best medical technology business plan and the best
three business ideas in 2010. It is open to individuals and teams from
all countries. The official language of the competition is English.
Students, post-graduates, experienced scientists and other creative
individuals who wish to translate their promising and marketable life
science innovation into a business idea and a professional business
plan are encouraged to participate.
Registration for Phase 1 is open February 1 - 22, 2010
Further information on BOB and on registration procedures and project
phases is available at http://www.bestofbiotech.at/ .
The BOB team is glad to answer any questions you may have at
The international life science business plan competition BOB is
organized by Life Science Austria (LISA), a program run by the Austria
Wirtschaftsservice on behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry for
Economy, Family and Youth.
We hope that this announcement is of interest to your faculty and their
With best regards,
Director & Attaché for Science and Technology
Office of Science & Technology
Embassy of Austria
3524 International Court, NW
Washington, DC 20008-3027 USA
Tel: +1 (202)895-6754
Fax: +1 (202)895-6750
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