Bay City Capital GF Xinde

Bay City Capital GF Xinde is a cross-border life sciences venture capital fund with a global diversified strategy ranging from seed stage to public companies, and including innovation, restructuring opportunities, and growth investing. To learn more, visit or



Brunnur Ventures

Brunnur Ventures GP is the general partner of Brunnur VC Fund, an ISK 4bn (approx. USD 38m as of January 2018) venture capital fund established in 2015. The Fund invests in Icelandic start-up companies with innovative, scalable business models, extraordinary entrepreneurial talent and a strong competitive edge generated by patentable technology or exclusive, proprietary know-how. To learn more, visit

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Earlybird is a venture capital investor focused on European technology innovators. Founded in 1997, Earlybird invests in all development and growth phases of technology companies. Among the most experienced venture investors in Europe, Earlybird offers its portfolio companies not only financial resources, but also strategic and operational support, as well as access to an international network and capital markets.




Nan Fung Life Sciences (NFLS)

Nan Fung Life Sciences, part of Nan Fung Group, is a global investment platform focusing on life sciences. Nan Fung Group, founded in 1954, is a conglomerate based in Hong Kong with global interests in real estate development and investment, life sciences and financial investments. Learn more at




Novartis Venture Fund

Novartis Venture Fund is a financially driven corporate life science fund whose purpose is to foster innovation, drive significant patient benefit and generate superior returns by creating and investing in innovative life sciences companies at various stages of their development. To learn more, visit




Pivotal bioVenture Partners

Pivotal bioVenture Partners is a $300MM venture capital fund established in 2017. Based in San Francisco, California, the fund invests in US and European companies with a primary focus on innovative therapeutic solutions to major unmet medical needs. To learn more, visit





Silfurberg is an international, venture capital firm located in Reykjavík Iceland. Silfurberg specializes in investments in early-stage health care, biotech and other life science opportunities.




Tekla Capital Management LLC

Tekla Capital Management LLC is a registered investment adviser based in Boston, Massachusetts and is the investment adviser for four closed-end funds, Tekla Healthcare Investors, Tekla Life Sciences Investors, Tekla Healthcare Opportunities Fund and Tekla World Healthcare Fund. The Funds predominately invest in the securities of public and private healthcare companies.





Icelandic Technology Development Fund and the Eurostars-2

One of Oculis pre-clinical project has received funding from the Icelandic Technology Development Fund and the Eurostars-2 Joint Programme with co-funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.