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THE MEDICAL FORGE
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN STARTUPS AND CLINICS

The Medical Forge Leipzig supports startups and innovative SMEs to bring their medical products faster to the German healthcare market. The customized 12 months program focuses on regulatory requirements for medical devices in the EU.

Our extensive network including hospitals, health insurances and experienced industry partners will provide you with invaluable insights and project opportunities. Our program is 100% free for accepted startups

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MEDTEC INNOVATION AT THE HEART OF EUROPE

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Leipzig is one of the fastest growing cities in Germany and the EU with currently 600,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan region has about 2.25 million inhabitants.

Leipzig is one of the most popular student cities and its universities count about 40,000 students annually including a large medical faculty.

Due to its central location at the heart of Europe, Leipzig has excellent logistics connections including Germany‘s second largest air freight hub.

The Medical Forge is located at the BioCity Campus, a centrally located commercial area dedicated exclusively to life science companies.

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OUR SERVICES

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Coworking Office

Ca. 300 m2 prefurnished offices, meeting rooms and kitchen

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Coworking Laboratory

Ca. 150 m2 wetlabs incl. 2 bioboxes for cell and microbiological tasks

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Coworking Workshop

Ca. 150 m2 full electronic workshop and hardware equipment incl. 3D printer

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Startup Bonus

Up to 10.000 Euro virtual grant for clinical cooperation project

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Coaching & Mentoring

Experienced industry experts as sparring partner for regulatory and business issues

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Seminars & Workshops

Customized seminars focussing on regulatory affairs for medical products

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Networking & Events

Integration into supraregional industry network with over 120 members

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Clinical Partnerships

Opportunity to start clinical pilot studies, to gain database access and to receive user feedback

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NOTHING IS STRONGER THAN
AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME

~ Victor Hugo
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OUR CUSTOMIZABLE CURRICULUM FOR YOUR STARTUP

Regulatory Affairs

  • The long way to the German healthcare market
  • Quality & Risk management of medical products
  • Approval process according to the EU MDR
  • Clinical studies from a legal and regulatory perspective
Health Economics

  • Reimbursement systems of the German Healthcare market
  • Funding programs for medical innovations
  • Sales in Life Sciences
  • Crowd Funding for medical products
Business Elements

  • Design Thinking Workshop
  • IP Rights and Licensing for startups
  • Pitch Training
  • Project Management

Individual coaching and mentoring, potential clinical pilot studies and
feedback by medical experts offer additional insights

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WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Incorporated startup or innovative SME
  • Innovative medical device with proof of concept
  • Highly motivated, skilled and diverse team
  • Fit with the interests of our gold and silver partners
  • Sufficient financial capital to set up a legal entity in Germany
  • Willingness to move to Leipzig
  • Willingness to participate in workshops
  • Fluent in English and / or German
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ONLINE APPLICATION






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    APPLY NOW TO FORGE YOUR WAY TO THE HEALTHCARE MARKET

    Slide Call for
    applications
    Send us your convincing
    application and pitch deck.
    We are looking for you
    at different events across
    Preselection
    by the board
    International
    Scouting
    Our board of industry and medical experts
    selects the top 15 applications.
    Selection Day Convince the board with your
    pitch and win one of the 6 spots
    in the program.
    Program Start Start your journey with us.
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    APPLICATION DEADLINE

    30.04.2021

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    OUR SPECIALIZED TEAM

    André Hofmann

    CEO & Managing Director
    hofmann@biosaxony.com

    Simone Haubner

    Business Innovation Manager
    haubner@biosaxony.com

    Birgit Schalk

    Office Manager
    schalk@biosaxony.com

    CONTACT US

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    nutzen sie unser unverbindliches
    Kontaktformular.