The 2018 Pistoia Alliance President's Challenge

Entries now closed. Watch out for news on this year's results and news of next year's competition.

The Pistoia Alliance are looking for informatics and technology focused startups aiming to impact the way life science R&D is performed.

Can your startup help move the biopharmaceutical industry from the traditional ways of operating and help adopt new technologies and ways of working?
We are looking to the startup community to bring their innovative solutions to the attention of our industry members through the 4th President’s Series Startup Challenge.

Pitch at our US conference

Each finalist gets the chance to pitch their startup to the Pistoia Alliance membership at our US conference in Boston on October 10, 2018

Win up to $20,000

The five finalists win $5000 with two winners receiving $20,000 based on judges and audience votes.

Mentorship and Networking
This is your chance to meet industry leaders and investors attending the conference in Boston. The two winners will receive 6 months of mentorship and support from a leading industry expert from amongst our membership.


All finalists will be invited to a support and coaching day with Pistoia Alliance members the day before the final

Entries close Friday September 7th 2018 (23:59 EST)

Good Luck!