Zambon Pharmaceuticals, the Italian leading pharma company, through its Z-Cube Venture branch, has launched the Open Accelerator, an intensive 10-week program for seed investments in the field of life sciences. Participants will have the opportunity to validate their technologies and create a start-up. The selected teams that will have completed the program, will be offered a seed investment for the proof-of-concept of their technology. Areas of interest include: drug delivery systems, wearables, open source prototyping and big data. The call and the rules of participation are available on the website of the initiative at : http://www.z-cube.it/en/opacchome/zc-gcontent/entry/0/1411/3231/open-accelerator.html. Interested participants can apply online on the same page.