EMBL Ventures is the venture vehicle of EMBL. Established in 2001, EMBL Ventures currently manages 68 million EUR on behalf of private and industrial investors in Europe, including EMBL. EMBL Ventures invests in core technologies with global potential and is focused on life-science investments, including therapeutics, target validation and drug design, technology platforms, medical devices and diagnostics developed in the EMBL-world, from EMBL alumni and from non-EMBL third parties.

EMBL Ventures cooperates closely with EMBLEM supporting EMBL's technology transfer concept. The team of EMBL Ventures is available for EMBL's scientists who have an invention of any kind and need financial and professional assistance to translate their idea into a successful company. The members of EMBL Ventures are scientists with a strong background in industry.