EIT Health Catapult: fast-tracking Europe’s best start-ups

Introducing a unique competition and training programme that showcases life sciences and health tech start-ups to leading experts and investors across Europe. The programme awards the best business concepts, fast-tracking start-ups to become part of the EIT Health Community of world-leading companies.

Throughout the programme, start-ups receive intensive training as they build their credibility and visibility through pan-European exposure. Finalists pitch at our final event as they go head-to-head for cash and industry prizes, and the opportunity to be displayed on the New York Nasdaq Tower.

Become one of the next healthcare game-changers! Apply by 29 August.

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Catapult in numbers

What start-ups get

How Catapult works

Who should apply

The Catapult is open to all start-ups and spin-offs that are:

  • A micro/small enterprise (less than 50 employees)
  • Involved in life sciences or health tech
  • Innovative and highly promising business concepts
  • Already incorporated and operating in an EU country
  • Looking for seed or series A funding of at least €500k
  • Self-valued at €1M+
  • Received at least €500K in public or private funding or generated €500k in revenue

Join our webinar

Tune in to our upcoming informational webinar! Join us as the programme team unveils its benefits and listen firsthand to Catapult past participants.

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Ready to apply?

Apply by 29 August!

Click below and complete the application to get a chance to become one of Europe’s best healthcare start-ups. All you have to do is, register on our platform, verify your account, and select the application form for Catapult.

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Investors: Discover the Next Healthcare Game-Changers

The 2023 finals at the health.tech event

Our current edition finalists will be pitching at the health.tech event this 5-6 June. As our current finalists, if you get to Catapult’s last stage, you’ll be able to attend and pitch at this renowned event. With more than 400 investors attending, you’ll put your start-up in the spotlight of the event and network with more than 2500 healthcare providers, MedTech & Pharma executives, insurers, TechGiants, and policymakers.

Find out more about the event.

Meet the Previous winners

2022 - Digital Health

1 of 19

1st Place

2022 - BioTech

2 of 19

1st Place

2022 - MedTech

3 of 19

1st Place
Time is Brain

2022 - Alex Casta Award

4 of 19

Award Winner
Biome Dx

2021 - Digital health

5 of 19

1st Place

2021 - Biotech

6 of 19

1st Place

2021 - Alex Casta Award

7 of 19

Award winner
Luminate Medical

2019 - Digital health

8 of 19

1st Place

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2018 - Digital health

11 of 19

1st Place

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2018 - Biotech

12 of 19

1st Place
SyNoesis Therapeutics Ltd.

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2016 - Digital health

17 of 19

1st Place

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2016 - Biotech

18 of 19

1st Place

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The Catapult team

Partners and sponsors

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Catapult 2023

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