Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship (NOME) is an elite Nordic Mentoring program for promising life science projects and startups with world class mentors. NOME matches Nordic projects and startups with highly skilled volunteer professionals to help them reach their goals and technology milestones.

As a part of the program, NOME also provides a unique opportunity for projects and startups to participate in US a bootcamp. In the bootcamp the projects get access to FDA experts and contacts to on-site representatives and thereby access to the US.   

With inspiration from MIT Venture Mentoring Service, the vision of NOME is to develop and implement a best-in-class mentoring initiative that will propel the Nordic countries into one of the leading life science regions to commercialize high growth life science startups.


What We're Looking For

  • Nordic based projects or startups at any stage...Nordic based projects or startups at any stage...
  • the field of medtech, biotech or the field of medtech, biotech or pharma
  • ...with high commercial potential...with high commercial potential
  • What We Provide

  • World-class Mentors

    World-class Mentors

    All mentors are hand-picked among the best and selected based on their expertise, their skills as advisors as well as their desire and ability to give back.
  • Flexibility


    The duration of the program depends on the specific needs of the startup.
  • International Network

    International Network

    Partnership with UNC North Carolina grant unique access for companies to the US market and opportunities for early stage testing.
  • 100% Free

    100% Free

    NOME take no fee or equity. All services including tailored mentoring and consulting are free.
  • Experienced Team

    Experienced Team

    Novo Nordisk Foundation, Medicon Village, Turku Science Park, Oslo Cancer Cluster and Accelerace have joined forces ensuring a unique combination of life science expertise and entrepreneurial knowledge.
  • How it works

  • Application submission

    Application submission

    Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
  • Screening Interview

    Screening Interview

    Interview with local NOME partner about ambitions and project needs etc
  • Pitch to internordic selection board

    Pitch to internordic selection board

    Presentation to internordic selection board who will have the final say
  • Program starts

    Program starts

    Program starts when company is selected and enrolled
  • Mentor assigned

    Mentor assigned

    One lead mentor will be assigned and more mentors will be engaged on a rolling basis depending on specific needs
  • Working towards milestones

    Working towards milestones

    Define project focus, plan the way to value driving of milestones and test assumptions to ensure progress
  • Program ends

    Program ends

    Outcome: increased chances of success & investor readiness

Got Questions?

The answers to the most common questions can be found in our FAQ. You are also welcome to reach out to program manager Valentin Lubbe via email if you have additional questions.

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