Healthy and Active Ageing Bootcamp

EIT Health’s Healthy and Active Ageing Bootcamp provides the tools to health entrepreneurs to validate their businesses in the area of longevity and active ageing.

In this two-month programme, you’ll receive custom business training focused on specific ageing issues and the longevity market. You’ll validate your innovation with target-user groups, interacting with independent living, care homes, and other relevant groups. During the final event, you’ll be able to establish partnerships with industry key players so that you can take your solution to market.

Applications for the Healthy and Active Ageing Bootcamp are currently closed.

What you get

How it works

Get your Application Started

1 of 5

20 April – 27 June
Don’t miss the deadline! Apply by 27 June 2022. Tell us all about your company, team, product/service and what makes it so special.

Preparation Phase

2 of 5

August: Online
After getting selected, start-ups go through mentoring and preparation to ensure that all participants have a concise understanding of the programme’s timeline, objectives, and workload.

Module 1: Business Training Module

3 of 5

29 August – 2 September: Online
Start-ups receive a custom business training by Trinity College Dublin tackling specific ageing issues and examples of the longevity market

Module 2: Validation

4 of 5

15-16 September: Online
19 – 21 September: Lodz, Poland

Start-ups will focus on validation with target user groups by dealing with user needs and interacting with independent living, care homes and other relevant groups.

Module 3: Commercialisation & Stakeholder Engagement

5 of 5

10 – 14 October: Coimbra, Portugal
Start-ups will focus on certification and commercialisation process by establishing partnerships through the final event.

Who should apply?

We’re looking for patients, healthcare professionals, entrepreneurs, innovators, start-ups and SMEs that:

  • Are addressing business opportunities in healthy and active ageing
  • Have innovations that need validation with end-users
  • Have a CIMIT Maturity Innovation Level of 5-6 or a TRL 4-5
  • Are registered in a Horizon Europe country
  • Have not been involved in other EIT Health programme

Any questions?

You can watch one of our info sessions. Hear from programme organisers and alumni to learn more about the Bootcamps.

If you have more questions about this EIT Health Bootcamp, we can help you. Reach out to a member of our team in your region who can guide you in your entrepreneurship journey at EIT Health.

Ready to apply?

Applications for the Healthy and Active Ageing Bootcamp 2022 edition are currently closed.

Take a look to our other programmes to find out the best fit for you.


Selected start-ups 2022

Meet the team