EIT Health Bootcamps: learn how to develop your start-up to its full potential


Do you have a business idea that could shake up the European health landscape? EIT Health Bootcamps gives your start-up the chance to explore its full market potential and connect with a network of fellow entrepreneurs and innovators across Europe.

You’ll analyse your competition, identify your USPs and engage with your target customers to take your business to the next level. You’ll have the opportunity to get out there and pitch your idea to experts across Europe.


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Why get involved

2021 Bootcamps

Which Bootcamp is right for you? Take a look at our opportunities to find out:

MedTech Bootcamp

Putting the right technology in the hands of the right people can make all the difference to the lives of patients. This Bootcamp provides focused support and matchmaking for European early-phase start-up teams with ideas in the field of medical technology.

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Patient Innovation Bootcamp

A person living with a health condition can be best placed to come up with the smartest solutions. This Bootcamp helps patients and their informal caregivers implement and scale-up their innovative solutions to tackle the needs imposed by their condition.

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Women Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Driving diversity in the workplace, this Bootcamp connects women-led and co-led start-ups with access to networks of investors and mentors across Europe to help them nurture their teams and frame their ambition to support rapid growth.

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Reactor Bootcamp

Medical imaging and big data analysis are becoming an ever-increasing focus for health innovation. Through expert guidance, this bootcamp helps you develop engagement and launch strategies to accelerate the early adoption of your product across Europe.

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Innovation and Impact Bootcamp

Innovative ideas need to be nurtured into solutions that make an impact. This bootcamp provides hands-on and tailored support to aspiring entrepreneurs in medical technology to add value to your product and identify your product market-fit.

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Bootcamp Tour

The Bootcamp Tour

The tour is a major part of every Bootcamp and takes place in November 2021. This year, it will be offered online. You will learn from our established community of experts and mentors who will provide valuable relevant for your business.


How it works

Get your application started

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Don’t miss the deadlines! Sign up on our application portal and select the Bootcamp that’s right for you to start your application. Tell us all about your company, team, product/service and what makes it so special.

Get selected

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A selection committee will choose the most promising teams based on the quality of the business idea, their fit for the programme and the team’s motivation and level of commitment.

Join a Bootcamp

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Pick up the skills and know-how you need to validate and incubate your business idea and ultimately prepare for launch across Europe.

Join the Bootcamp Tour

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Network with peers from other Bootcamps and from industry experts. Learn about local markets in various countries throughout Europe.

Get extra support

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You will also receive professional training worth up to €15,000, and each Bootcamp includes financial support to help you with travel and accommodation costs incurred during the programme.

Who should apply?

We’re looking for committed, driven and ambitious people with a business idea for a new healthcare product that’s in the research and development phase. To take part, you should also be one of the following:

  • Master’s or PhD student
  • Post-doc
  • Scientist
  • Health professional
  • Patient or caregiver

Ready to apply?

Take the first step to getting your business off the ground and into market. Choose the Bootcamp that’s right for you and use our application platform to apply – and don’t forget to beat the deadline!