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.

Applications for the 2023 EIT Health Bootcamps will open soon. Register for email updates so we can notify you when the programme opens, and be amongst the first to apply.

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Why get involved

2023 Bootcamps

Which EIT Health Bootcamp is right for you? Take a look at our 2023 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.

2023 applications opening soon.

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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.

2023 applications opening soon.

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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 a network of mentors across Europe to help them nurture their teams and frame their ambition to support rapid growth.

2023 applications opening soon.

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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.

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

Have questions?

Ready to apply?

Applications for User Validation Labs 2023 will open soon. Register for email updates so we can notify you when the programme opens, and be amongst the first to apply.

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