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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin | Wirtschaft | WTT-Plattform: Förderungen, Kooperationsanfragen und Veranstaltungen | Abgelaufen | Purple Orange Ventures: 2019 POV Entrepreneurial Scientist & Engineer Fellowship

Purple Orange Ventures: 2019 POV Entrepreneurial Scientist & Engineer Fellowship

Fellows are expected to join the program no later than January 2020 and finish the program 12 months later. POV will review the preliminary application forms on a rolling basis and will give a reply to each application within 2 weeks after submission. Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as only up to five fellows per year are selected. POV will accept preliminary applications forms until November 1st, 2019 by 5pm Berlin time the latest.

POV recently launched their Entrepreneurial Scientist & Engineer Fellowship Program to help accelerate the animal-free foodtech movement in Europe, UK, Israel & Singapore.

This program provides fellows with 120K EUR grant funding and coaching for 12 months to support the initial research necessary for starting a truly impactful company in this field. Some of the scientific/tech approaches that have been explored so far include animal cells cultivated in vitro, recombinant DNA technology, computational biology, and fermentation.

Program details here: https://www.purpleorange.com/fellowship


What We Offer

  • 120K grant funding
  • Dedicated coaching
  • Support from our partners & mentors
  • Work from vibrant ecosystems
  • Potential equity seed funding



  • Ph.D in science, engineering or related field with ideally commercial work experience or Master’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of commercial work experience

  • Interest and willingness to start a company full time after the program

  • Experience in managing or supervising teams is a plus

  • Find a senior scientific/engineering advisor with relevant expertise

  • Fluent in English

  • Residing in Europe, UK, Israel or Singapore or willing to relocate and start a company in one of these regions