BoB Track: Early phase projects

If your project is quite young and you have not founded an start up so far, this is the right choice for you!

Early phase projects have to submit a max. of 12 pages pitch deck. While working on their pitches the teams can benefit from online seminars on different topics. Before the jury presentations, which will be held by the project teams personally, the three best projects of each track and category have the opportunity to take present their project in front of the jury.

After registration contestants can log in to use the online submission tool (FÖMA). ​

# Online submission of the pitch deck, a document of no more than 12 slides, which should provide information on the following 10 points:

  1. The Problem
  2. The solution & technology
  3. USP
  4. Business model
  5. Target market and opportunity
  6. Competition
  7. Protection of the idea
  8. Team
  9. Status and milestones
  10. Roadmap (3-5 yrs)
  11. Costs & financials


# Format: Powerpoint or PDF-document. Apart from the content, the formal quality of the business idea will also be evaluated. The formal criteria are length (≤ 12 slides), structure as outlined above, clarity and whether the explanations provided are easy to understand. 

# Entries may submit the pitch deck in English or German.

# A template for the pitch deck with all important information will be provided by the BoB team and is available for download here

# Selection of the best three pitch decks by category (biotech/pharma and medtech)  by external experts.

  • The best 3 teams per category will pitch in front of an international jury of distinguished experts from the worlds of science, industry and finance. The jury will then select the best pitch of each category. ​
  • Announcement of the winning teams will take place at the award ceremony and gala closing festivity in Vienna. All teams are invited to the award ceremony.​