The EIT Health DRIVE training programme has been designed for organisations in European countries with modest or moderate innovation capacity (according to the European Innovation Scoreboard) who provide support for innovators to turn their research/ideas into successful businesses and aim to establish a specialized, comprehensive programme for health & life science start-ups.
The specific goals of the EIT Health DRIVE training programme include that teams allocated by applicant organisations:
- Gain a deep understanding of the untapped opportunities in their health innovation ecosystem,
- Learn how to design validated, sustainable health & life science start-up support programmes tailored to regional needs,
- Learn how to launch, manage, assess and measure the impact of health & life science start-up support programmes,
- Learn how to identify and engage the vital stakeholders in order to succeed in building the innovation ecosystem around their organisation
Organisations that take part in the training programme in 2022 will have the right to apply for implementation support (funding & mentoring) in 2023 to realise the designed start-up support programmes.
For more details, please review the Call document.
Proposals shall be submitted via EIT Health InnoStars registration platform, Wufoo, no later than 12 July 2022, 12:00 PM CET.