Register to 'Here Comes Your Lead'

Do you have an early-stage research project in drug discovery and want to push it into the next steps (target validation, hit to lead or lead optimization)? 'Here Comes Your Lead' can help you to achieve your goal!


Get in touch with national and international platforms and CROs looking for projects to establish a research collaboration model with shared risk and profit.


Program partners:  Evotec, LifeArc, Vector B2B, Leads to Development, WeLab, APPLUS Laboratories, Institute for Biomedical Research (IRB) and Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG).


Meet your partner to accelerate your project in drug discovery!

Submit an application for B2B meetings with partners!

Send us your project of excellence in the early-stages of drug discovery in therapeutics (e.g. new targets or new hits identified), and that are interested in bringing these therapeutics into the following stages: target validation, hit to lead or lead optimization. From academics or start-ups.

The format of requested applications is a non-confidential onepager document (pdf) that should address at least: tittle, brief description of the asset, potential indications, advantages, stage of development, needs, leaders (scientific, clinical, business, if applicable) and entity. More info can include links to webpages, papers, patents. Language: English. 

A model for your inspiration can be found here.

Applications can be submitted exclusively online along with the registration form.

Deadline: 23 August 2021.

Applications to private B2B meetings will be reviewed by our panel of partners, who will select their matches. Notifications about your meeting’s agenda will be sent by the end of September.