Patient Innovation Bootcamp

Who better than patients and their caregivers to have crucial insight for product innovation?

Offering a unique combination of mentoring, and onsite and online training, this Bootcamp supports the development and launch of innovative solutions created by people directly affected by health conditions. The aim is to help them move their solutions from ideas to prototypes to market-ready innovations.

The Patient Innovation Bootcamp consists of mentoring and training in Lisbon, medical and technology validation in Barcelona, implementation and dissemination in Copenhagen, and online training regarding business model design in between. Travel and accommodation costs are supported by the programme for selected start-ups.

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Why get involved

How it works

Get your application started

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Don’t miss the deadline! Sign up using the EIT Health application portal, create a log-in and apply. Tell us all about your company, team, product/service and what makes it so special.

Get selected

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A selection committee will choose the most promising teams based on the quality of the business idea, their fit for the programme and the team’s motivation and level of commitment.

Attend the Kick-Off

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27 June - online
A one-day virtual meeting to launch the programme, introduce participants, identify learning objectives and provide a presentation of upcoming webinars – held every three weeks.

Who should apply?

We’re looking for teams that include at least one patient and/or informal caregiver who have developed an innovative solution to deal with a limitation related to the personal health condition that they face.

The Patient Innovation Bootcamp supports innovations that are at the development stage or beyond and have a proof of concept or proof of feasibility. If applicant teams are already incorporated into start-ups, the companies must:

  • Be looking for an application in healthcare for their technology
  • And/or be researching/validating their business model

Info session

Take a look into the programme’s info session, where Patient Innovation Bootcamp’s manager presents the programme into more detail and answer live questions.

Watch info session here

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The Patient Innovation Bootcamp team


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