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Mentoring & Coaching Network: Your one-stop shop for expert healthcare industry knowledge


Whether you’re starting up or scaling up, this programme will give you access to a world-leading pool of over 200 healthcare industry experts – all ready to share their knowledge and help you make new and exciting connections. Having a mentor could make all the difference in growing your business successfully.

When you tap into the Mentoring and Coaching Network, you’ll have your pick of diverse mentors: whether you’re looking for an academic professor, European patent attorney or venture capitalist to give you the inside track — odds are, they’re in our network.

Applications to this programme are currently closed. Be the first to know about upcoming programmes and opportunities that may be a good fit for you by joining our mailing list.

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Why get involved


    Our personalised matchmaking process will help you find your perfect mentor from our pool of over 400 experts


    Get a voucher worth at least €500 to use on sessions with mentors


    Tap into the expertise of your industry mentor and receive tailored support


    Validate your product-market fit and identify your unique selling proposition


    Understand European markets to fast-track access, including regulations and keys to entry


    Perfect you pitch for your next investment round


    Take part in exclusive, free webinars with the latest information from across the healthcare industry


    Grow your network of top-tier connections


How it works


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Simply access our application portal, create a log-in and start your submission by telling us about your company or product/service – and what makes it so special.

Get selected

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We review applications on a monthly basis, assessing your profile to ensure the programme is right for you: we look for innovative and impactful businesses with a clear mentoring need.

Match with your mentor

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After discussing your mentoring needs with you, we present five potential mentors. Over the course of three chemistry sessions, you choose the mentor(s) you think will best support your business.

Get mentoring

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Start your mentoring sessions with your chosen expert(s), either through vouchers provided by EIT Health or self-funding, and start unlocking your full potential with our tailored guidance.

Grow your venture

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Use your new knowledge and connections to grow your business. As a member of the network, you will enjoy exclusive access to other EIT Health programmes and future opportunities.

Who should apply?

The Mentoring & Coaching Network has been specifically created for healthcare businesses. To apply your business must:

  • Be developing a healthcare product or looking to scale-up and expand into new markets
  • Be registered in a Horizon Europe country.

Financial Obligations: All successful applicants will receive a voucher of at least €500 to use with their chosen mentors, with a mentoring connection from the network typically costing between €1000-€2000.

Ready to apply?

Applications to this programme are currently closed. Be the first to know about upcoming programmes and opportunities that may be a good fit for you by joining our mailing list.

Become a mentor

Are you an expert with an in-depth knowledge of healthcare innovation pathways? We’re always looking for experienced and energising leaders from across the industry to join our diverse network of academic professors, European patent attorneys, venture capitalists, angel investors and more.

This is your chance to share your knowledge and expertise with the next generation of health innovators. Help make a real impact on their journey and develop new, rewarding connections with our outstanding start-ups, as well as your peers in the Mentoring and Coaching Network.

To find out more about becoming a mentor, contact our team today.

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