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.
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.
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:
Majority of the company must have a Connecticut presence.
Companies currently developing a technology.
Non-recurring revenue from non-grant sources of less than $2 million.
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.