Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund

Understanding the
Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund

Connecticut Innovations makes equity investments from the $200 million Connecticut Bioscience Innovation Fund to speed commercializable bioscience breakthroughs to market and help healthcare-related companies grow in the state.

Snapshot of Common Characteristics

CI seeks technology-based companies based in Connecticut or willing to move here. We look for innovators with expertise in bioscience. While we’re flexible when evaluating a potential partner, we also look for:

Primary Location

Majority of the company must have a Connecticut presence.

Focus on Innovation

Companies currently developing a technology.

Financial Status

Non-recurring revenue from non-grant sources of less than $2 million.

Affiliates or subsidiaries of larger companies, or those that are controlled by common owners from larger companies, are not eligible for pre-seed funding. Meeting the requirements above does not guarantee funding.

If you are interested in having CI review your pitch deck/business plan or executive summary, please fill out the form below.

CBIF Financing Request

Please be advised the information you submit will be reviewed and considered for any funding opportunities to CI. You do not need to apply to each fund individually.

Is the company willing to relocate or expand to Connecticut?(Required)
Max. file size: 50 MB.

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