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WHAT TYPE OF PROJECTS IS DANUBE LABS LOOKING FOR?

We are actively seeking projects focused on novel therapeutics and other life-science topics from Universities and academic institutions primarily in Central and Eastern Europe.

Projects should address an unmet medical or commercial need and have significant commercial value to be considered.

We are particularly interested in drug-discovery projects, from novel drug targets through to projects with candidate drug molecules identified.

WHAT DO I AS AN ACADEMIC GET OUT OF WORKING WITH DANUBE LABS?

Danube Labs offers you the opportunity to add translational value to your research and work with Industry experts to see your work commercialized either through setting up a spin-out company or licensing to Pharma.

DO I NEED A PATENT ON MY WORK TO WORK WITH DANUBE LABS?

Not necessarily. Whereas each project we select has to have the potential for patents covering the work, we are also interested in discussing early-stage projects that have not yet been patented.

WHERE WILL THE FUNDED PROJECTS BE UNDERTAKEN?

Danube Labs offers access to Evotec’s industry-leading drug discovery and development platform. The funded work will be undertaken at Evotec with their scientific and pre-clinical product development teams and by CEBINA and its strategic partner MAG-LAB. Depending on the project, certain activities may be performed in collaboration with the applicant’s University or Institution.

Yes, we will help to arrange a confidentiality agreement before discussing any sensitive information.

CAN I DISCUSS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION WITH DANUBE LABS?

WHAT DOES THE UNIVERSITY OR RESEARCH INSTITUTE GET OUT OF WORKING WITH DANUBE LABS? 

Danube Labs can help improve University knowledge transfer and foster entrepreneurship within academic departments. The University or Research Institute will also receive financial returns for successful commercialization of the project through licensing or start-up company formation.