Lyfebulb and Arena Pharmaceuticals Present

Imagining Life Without Limits – An Inflammatory Bowel Disease Innovation Challenge


Select finalists will present their innovative solutions at the virtual Summit September 9-10, 2021. One entrepreneur will be awarded the 2021 Lyfebulb Innovation Award, sponsored by Arena, which includes $25,000 to further the growth of his/her company. Applications are open through Friday, May 21, 2021 at 11:59 PM EDT.

  • Applicant Information

  • Company Information


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  • Please submit a 2-page (maximum) non-confidential Executive Summary of your business:

    • a. Your story and description of your idea
    • b. Technical explanation of the concept, including an explanation of the technical feasibility
    • c. Evidence of how you have/would scale up your idea
    • d. Business plans, including development and commercial plans, as well as the team behind the project, patent status, and funding raised to date
    Example formats: pdf, docx
  • Optional: Upload a short video (less than five minutes) showcasing your idea and explaining the problem and how it has the potential to help other people affected by IBD

    Please use common video file formats like MOV, mp4, WebM, etc.

  • Please upload a high-resolution headshot of yourself (at least 800px x 800px)

  • Please upload your biography

    Example formats: pdf, docx
  • Agreements