On February 22, 2022 EIT Health Tartu InfoDay 2022 webinar took place. Webinar was targeted at the healthcare innovators, entrepreneurs, researchers, university students and start-ups to learn more about the EIT Health Accelerator and RIS Programme opportunities.
See the recording and the presenters’ slides to learn which program is the best for you and your business! Please see short overview of the EIT Health funding opportunities open for health, biotechnology and IT start-ups programmes below.
Speakers & slides:
Per Horn, PhD (Business Creation- and Entrepreneurship Lead & Regional Manager at EIT Health) – “EIT Health – Opportunities for Start/Scale ups”
Tamás Békási (RIS Business Creation Manager) – EIT Health RIS Programme opportunities
Ksenia Sokolova, PhD (co-founder and CEO of NeuroSalience / TOP10 finalist @ InnoStars Awards 2021) – NeuroSalience’s story
EIT Health open calls and opportunities
This competitive programme for EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) countries is designed to help your start-up validate the need for your healthcare innovation, attract investors and shorten the time it takes to get your ideas to market.During a funded four-month training process, you will learn from experts, gain insights on your innovation through interviews with potential customers, investors and partners – and make valuable connections. At the end of the programme, you can earn the opportunity to compete for recognition and additional funding in a pitch contest. Apply by 27 March 2022 here.
The Start-ups Meet Pharma is a challenge-based acceleration program focused on selecting the most promising health start-ups and scale-ups matching the corporate partners’ innovation needs, to deliver solutions that address quality and affordable healthcare for European patients. In 2022, we are enabling unparalleled exposure to industry executives and decision-makers at Novartis, Boehringer Ingelheim, Sintetica and Takeda through one-to-one pitch sessions, support, value proposition development and partnership exploration. Join our webinar on 9 March (11 am CET) to find out more. You can register here. Apply by 14 March 2022 here.
This programme is the right support for you if you want to grow your business beyond the home market. It will help you match your scale-up with an incubator or accelerator from EIT Health’s approved network and together you will plan how to access new markets quickly and decisively, tap into local networks of partners and clients, access infrastructure and understand new regulatory systems. If you are interested to learn more about the programme, join the programme’s webinar on 3 March (11 am CET). You can register here. Apply by 14 March 2022 here.
This unique competition and training programme showcases biotech, medtech and digital health start-ups to leading experts and investors across Europe. Throughout the process, you will receive intensive training as you build your credibility and visibility through pan-European exposure. If you are interested to learn more about the programme, join the programme’s webinar on 2 March (11 am CET). You can register here. Apply by 14 March 2022 here
Women Entrepreneurship Bootcamp
The Women Entrepreneurship Bootcamp connects early-stage, women-led or co-led healthcare start-ups to an unparalleled network of mentors in order to nurture and support rapid growth. In the framework of the 5-week programme, we will help you leverage the diversity in your leadership team to achieve the best possible outcomes for your start-up. If you are interested to learn more about the programme, join the programme’s webinar on 24 February (11 am CET). You can register here. Apply by 14 March 2022 here.
Offering a unique combination of mentoring and onsite and online training, this two-week Bootcamp supports the development and launch of innovative solutions created by people directly affected by health conditions. The aim is to help you move your ideas from solutions to prototypes through to market-ready innovations. If you are interested to learn more about the programme, join the programme’s webinar on 24 February (11 am CET). You can register here. Apply by 14 March 2022 here.
Are you looking for the path to commercialise your innovative healthcare solution? The Reactor Bootcamp will provide a customised path so you can find your product-market fit and accelerate early adoption. You will get expert guidance on customer awareness, developing the customer journey, industry compliance, and go-to-market strategy. You will also get extensive training towards commercialising your product or service through four intensive remote sprints paired with tailored mentorship. If you are interested to learn more about the programme, join the programme’s webinar on 24 February (11 am CET). You can register here. Apply by 14 March 2022 here.
Do you want to change the course of your future? The annual call for Wild Card is now open for people who are not afraid to defy convention, take a risk and with our help, create products and services that could change people’s lives. Wild Card provides world-class training and mentoring, and the opportunity to create a venture with up to €1.5 million investment (grant-for-option). If you are interested to learn more about the programme, join the programme’s webinar on 8 March (11 am CET). You can register here. Application deadline: 14th of March. How to apply?
As a start-up innovating in healthcare, you can benefit from obtaining feedback and validation with your future users – patients, hospitals and healthcare providers. Our User Validation Labs programme is designed to help you find the right partner to co-design and execute a user validation study with your intended audience. Apply by 12 April 2021 (23:59 CET) at this link.
Start-ups Meet Healthcare Providers
The challenge-based programme brings together in one frame (i) healthcare providers posing specific problems that hinder their effective and best possible provision of care and (ii) start-ups developing innovative technologies and services representing potential solutions for the selected challenges. Stay tuned for the challenges for 2022, coming soon!
Your one-stop shop for expert healthcare industry knowledge. We review and select applicants on a monthly basis, so apply today to start your new mentor partnership.
More about all EIT Health on-going funding options: https://eithealth.eu/get-involved/events-and-opportunities/
More about EIT Health Innostars opportunities: https://innostarter.eithealth.eu