The User Validation Labs (ULabs) programme connects you with EIT Health partners in Europe who can help you organise and execute a validation study for your start-up’s innovation.
The ULabs include living labs, accelerators, hospitals, and innovation centres that can help you get access to and collect feedback from your future end users. You will be able to test your product or service with patients, clinicians and medical staff in Europe.
What you get
ACCESS TO TARGET USERS
ACCESS TO OUR NETWORK
Find your perfect ULab through our personalised matchmaking process
Get the right European partner to conduct your validation study with your target audience
Test your innovation directly with your intended user through your partner
Receive online training on essential user validation topics from top-notch experts
One year of ongoing support from EIT Health to make the most of your collaboration with the ULab
Get a voucher worth EUR 7000 for programme costs
Tap into the EIT Health Network of 140+ partners to increase the visibility of your start-up
Access the EIT Health Alumni community to meet like-minded entrepreneurs and access the suite of EIT Health programmes
How it works
APPLY - Don’t miss the deadline! Submit your application through our platform by 2 May
MATCH - Find your perfect partner to test your product or service through our unique matchmaking event
PLAN - You and your selected Lab create a project plan to strategise how you’ll be working together during the programme
- VALIDATE - Receive a full report from your partner Lab and you’ll be one step closer to taking your product or service to market
Who should apply
To apply, your business must:
- Be incorporated in the EU with a product or service in the development phase but not yet at the commercialisation stage
- Be eager for feedback and validation from end-users
- Reside in any Horizon Europe country
Financial obligations: The total cost of the programme is EUR 10 000. EIT Health covers EUR 7 000 and the start-up pays EUR 3 000.
I was impressed how fast they found a motivated partner to test the usage as our own experience is that it is not very easy to recruit.
OLGA CHUMAKOVA, CO-FOUNDER AT BESURE HEALTHCARE B.V.
We received clear feedback from potential customers, digital health facilitators and healthcare providers that validated our product's attractiveness. We identified the right next steps in terms of digital product implementation and identified the potential partners for piloting and early sales.
STEPHANE MORIAUD, CEO, CO-FOUNDER, PREDICAL
Join the info session
Join our info session on 23 March at 11.00 CET to learn more about the programme and hear from previous participants. Don’t forget to bring your questions.Register
Ready to apply?
Have your company information at hand as you will need it to apply. Register on our platform, verify your account, and select the application form for User Validation Labs. Don’t forget to submit your application by 2 May 2023.Apply now