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 the health.tech event as they go head-to-head for cash and industry prizes, and the opportunity to be displayed on the New York Nasdaq Tower.

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What start-ups get

How Catapult works

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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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

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