The 2021 BRACE Award Venture Competition is open for applications until 15 June 2021, 11:59 PM Hong Kong Time.

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The Asian Fund for Cancer Research (AFCR) is proud to present the BRACE Award, Bridging Research from Academia to Cancer Entrepreneurship. The program is designed to advance and catalyze the commercialization of innovative cancer research discoveries. AFCR is committed to bridging the gap in funding for promising start-ups through the “Valley of Death”, especially those spun-out of top universities and medical centers in Asia. The initiative provides a combination of investment capital, prize money, exposure-generating opportunities and enhanced access to AFCR’s network of cancer industry professionals and researchers in the region and around the world.

Subject to due diligence and negotiation, the winning company will receive US$300,000 in investment funding from AFCR, which will serve as early seed money for proof of concept and proof of value on the path to clinical trials and, eventually, to new effective therapeutics that could save patients’ lives. Click here to download the flyer!

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2020 BRACE Award Venture Competition!

Dennis Wong, M.D.

Chief Development Officer

Arbele is a biotech and biopharmaceutical company focused on inventing proprietary immunotherapeutic platforms to accelerate the development of antibody-based biologics to treat GI cancers and solid tumors. Read the press release.

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