You have a business idea related to the theme of biotechnology and circular economy? Now you have a chance to take your idea further!


Competition for students, academics, all interested. Arranging an open competition amongst students and researchers to find new innovative ideas in biotechnology and circular economy.

Who can participate?

Everyone is welcome, whether you are a student or researcher.

What should I do?

Work on a new solution or come with an existing idea with a team (you can find a team also during competition) or on your own.

What can I get?

Valuable mentoring, coaching and a lot of new experiences  
The best ideas proceed to the accelerator programme  
Networking: looking for internship, startup idea
Good chance to develop your idea to the next stage

The best ideas can be developed further in the accelerator programme ! 

Apply now

-if you are interested in biotechnology and circular economy  
-if you have a project or idea connected with it biotechnology and circular economy 
-if you do not have a team but you want to join, we will help you to find teammates, to run your project.

Just fill one of the forms below:

I have idea/project: Apply here
I am looking for a team: Apply here

Further information:

ITMO University

Alexander Ostroukhov

Daria Mironova

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

Anna-Maija Torniainen

The competition is powered by Business in Biotechnology and Circular Economy (BBC1) project that aims to improve interaction in the field of biotechnology and circular economy. The project is financed by the European Union, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Finland.