BIOdyssey provides (aspiring) MedTech entrepreneurs an opportunity to develop the necessary skills, together with like-minded people in the program, and to build their startup from idea to practical implementation. BIOdyssey is founded by experts in entrepreneurship and Medical Technology from Israel and provides the highest level entrepreneurship programs of its kind in Romania. 

Places are limited, so apply as soon as possible



BIOdyssey offers two distinct programs



From “zero” to proof-of-concept using a structured approach, based on the proven Design Thinking, Lean Startup & Agile principles. What is needed is drive to succeed, team spirit, and strong work ethic.

From proof-of-concept to an MVP, testing the projects on potential costumers, implementing go-to-market strategies and having access to financial opportunities and international networking

Our Team of Experts

George T. Haber

Serial Entrepreneur & Investor

"Entrepreneurship is a journey, and the BIOdyssey philosophy reflects this essence like no other. BIOdyssey is an opportunity for investors to meet the best and brightest of MedTech entrepreneurs in Romania, and an opportunity for participants to meet investors and business leaders for inspiration and guidance"

Prof. Masakazu Yagi, PhD

Program Director, Japan Biodesign; Associate Professor at Osaka University

"As Program Director of Japan Biodesign, I understand the importance of a structured approach to entrepreneurial education. BIOdyssey offers this structure and gives participants the assurance that they are fully equipped to succeed."

Dr. Michal Guindy

Dr. Michal Guindy

Director of Imaging Services Assuta Medical Centers


Mrs. Livia Dumitrescu, LLM

Mrs. Livia Dumitrescu, LLM

Former top executive with Vodafone, Renault Romania, Orange and OMV Petrom. Member of the New York Bar.

"BiOdyssey is a pioneering initiative with the high aim of helping people bring to life ideas which will help other people have better lives by improving aspects of their health and well-being. I am very happy to contribute as a mentor and put to good use the experience, skills and knowledge I gained over years."

Sevda Memet, MBA

Ministerial Advisor, Healthcare Investment Banking Associate at Lazard, Stanford Graduate

"At Stanford, I had the chance to work with some of the most innovative founders building solutions for positive impact. I always appreciated having the support of an entrepreneurial community as a key element of the founder journey. I believe BIOdyssey is uniquely positioned to build a healthcare innovation ecosystem and empower Romanian entrepreneurs to improve the lives of millions of patients."

What leaders are saying about BIOdyssey:

Mr. Mircea Geoana, PhD

Mr. Mircea Geoana, PhD

Deputy Secretary General of NATO

"Vă încurajez sa inovați în modul în care creați sinergii și parteneriate între universitățile și companiile dumneavoastră, în țară și în străinătate. Și salut, în acest sens, lansarea BIOdyssey și idea de a crea un hub dedicat inovației în tehnologii medicale în România, alături de experți din Israel și Sillicon Valley."

Mr. Sebastian Burduja, PhD

Mr. Sebastian Burduja, PhD

Minister for Research, Innovation and Digitalisation

"În a doua parte a zilei am participat la lansarea BIOdyssey, primul hub de inovație în medicină din România, care a avut loc în cadrul Conferinței Internaționale de Tehnologie Medicală, cel mai mare eveniment de tehnologie medicală din Europa de Est, alături de Iurie Țurcanu, vicepremierul pe digitalizare al Republicii Moldova. Practic, România va avea, în premieră, un hub de inovare în tehnologie medicală, fondat de experți în domeniu de la Universitatea Technion din Israel și Universitatea Stanford, care va oferi programe educaționale de înaltă performanță pentru a construi startup-uri de la zero, în domeniul medtech."

Ms. Diana Paun, PhD

Ms. Diana Paun, PhD

Presidential Healthcare Advisor

“The future of healthcare is shaped by innovation. Young people are naturally the catalysts for new technologies and digital transformation. The BIOdyssey Innovation Hub has the potential to generate societal impact, by developing knowledge and innovation capabilities, but also the confidence of young Romanians in their ability to bring about change..”