Creating ValEU: Innovation Training Course

Are you a student or aspiring healthcare entrepreneur? Access knowledge to develop healthcare products and accelerate your career!

Blended online learning with onsite training at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, this programme has been designed by top-tier universities to create the next generation of pioneers in healthcare innovation.

Learn from industry leaders, participate in skills and training workshops, and work with experienced mentors to pitch your ideas to a panel of experts and investors. Receive an EIT Health certificate and the chance to earn ECTS. Winning participants could have the opportunity to win seed capital to turn those ideas into reality.

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What you get

How it works


Online e-learning phase includes live sessions:

  • Current healthcare challenges
  • Customer needs’
  • Stakeholder alignment
  • Value-based healthcare
  • The importance of patient involvement
  • Value proposition development
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Creativity tools
  • Design thinking

Onsite phase at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom:

  • Continuation of the group work
  • Business hypothesis testing
  • Elevator pitch development
  • Leadership skill development
  • Mentoring sessions
  • Meeting with role models, start-up world
  • Exploring historical aspects and healthcare systems in the city
  • Pitch development and presentation

Key details


  • Blended: Selected students will be invited to the onsite phase.


  • E-learning phase: 28 August – 30 November
  • Onsite phase: 11 – 14 December 


  • University of Oxford, United Kingdom


  • Free – Successful teams that get invited to the onsite training will have travel and accommodation expenses covered.

Who should apply?

No prior knowledge or skills in value-based healthcare or entrepreneurship are required to attend the programme.

We welcome applicants:

  • Who have a keen interest in learning about innovation and value-based healthcare, along with a strong commitment to completing the programme
  • Who have pursued or are currently pursuing university or equivalent studies, including Bachelor’s, Master’s, PhD, or early-career postdoctoral/professionals
  • With diverse educational backgrounds in fields such as healthcare, entrepreneurship, business, engineering, economics, technology, etc.

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