EIT Health Business Creation Opportunities

EIT Health business creation opportunities

Now is the time to apply for the EIT Health Business Creation programs


Are you an entrepreneur with an innovative idea, a defined product or a service related to healthcare? Are you interested in developing your business with experts? Would you like to pitch to international investors and healthcare companies? Are you interested in exploring Europe-wide markets to engage new customers? Would you like to have access to a network of more than 130 key players of the European healthcare sector?

EIT Health provides you the opportunity to transform your innovative ideas to marketable solutions, supports you in launching your own business and guides you through the process of business development and foreign market entry by leveraging the outstanding innovation potential and market knowledge of its network.

Apply for EIT Health InnoStars Accelerator competitions and start your innovation journey now!

International competitions and funding

InnoStars Awards: Training and competition program for early stage companies and SMEs that provides you European level publicity! Receive € 8 000 none-dilutive funding as smart money for business development, product validation, business plan writing and win awards up to € 25 000 to further develop your MVP or Prototype. Application deadline: May 15th 16.00 CET, Apply right now!

HeadStart Funding: International competitions for early stage companies and SMEs to develop new products and services which provides European level publicity and none-dilutive funding to up to € 35 000 (including € 5 000 smart money) Recommendation letter from an InnoStars regional manager or InnoStars Business Creation Manager is needed for application! deadline: 27th of April 16.00 CET, Apply right now!

EIT Health Catapult: European training and competition programme dedicated for mature start-ups and SME's. Receive European level publicity and up to € 20 000 none-dilutive funding and win total awards up to € 135 000. Recommendation letter from an InnoStars regional manager or InnoStars Business Creation Manager is needed for application! Application deadline: 27th of April 16.00 CET, Apply right now!


Smart Ageing Bootcamp:  Early stage European validation programme that includes 11 stops to meet clients, start-ups and investors – and more than 500 meetings. Full time: 8 weeks Location: Dublin-Lodz-Budapest, Apply right now!

Venture Lab: four-month accelerator for idea stage teams and SME's, exposing them to incubators, research training and education toward business opportunity development. Part time: weekly trainings, Location: Budapest Application deadline: 11th of July, Apply right now!

CaixaImpulse: Helps research valorise their assets and facilitates their access to market. Application deadline: 2nd of May, Program: 8 months, full time, Apply right now!

Go2China: Soft landing program to China for mature mature start-ups and SME's that provides you insider knowledge, access to VCs, key decision makers and top level Shenzhen Government exposure. Application deadline: 2nd of May. Apply right now! 

 For more information consult the dedicated EIT Health Innostars accelerator website http://www.innostarsaccelerator.eithealth.eu/ or EIT Health website: https://www.eithealth.eu/accelerator  

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