User Validation Labs (ULabs): Test your innovation with your end users

 

As a start-up innovating in healthcare, you can benefit from obtaining feedback and validation with your future users – patients and healthcare providers.

User Validation Labs are EIT Health’s European partners – such as living labs, accelerators, hospitals, and innovation centres — that support a connection between start-ups and the future end users of your product, including patients, clinicians, and medical staff. This programme helps start-ups to connect with User Validation Labs that can help you to organise and execute a validation study for your innovation.

Applications for ULabs 2022 are currently closed.

What you get

  • MATCHMAKING

    Find your perfect ULab through our personalised matchmaking process

  • TAILORED VALIDATION

    Get the right European partner to conduct your validation study with your target audience

  • ACCESS TO TARGET USERS

    Test your innovation directly with your intended user through your partner

  • WEBINARS

    Receive online training on essential user validation topics from top-notch experts

  • ONGOING SUPPORT

    One year of ongoing support from EIT Health to make the most of your collaboration with the ULab

  • PROGRAMME VOUCHER

    Get a voucher worth €4000 for programme costs

  • ACCESS TO OUR NETWORK

    Tap into the EIT Health Network of 140+ partners to increase the visibility of your start-up

  • ALUMNI SUPPORT

    ALUMNI SUPPORT

    Access the EIT Health Alumni community to meet like-minded entrepreneurs and access the suite of EIT Health programmes

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How it works

Get your application started

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Don’t miss the deadline! Application extended to16 March 2022. Tell us all about your company, team, product/service and what makes it so special.


Find your match

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May 2022
Find your perfect ULab partner at our unique matchmaking event.



Plan your project

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15 June 2022
You and your selected Lab create a project plan to strategise how you'll be working together during the programme.


Validation report

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15 June 2023
Once you've finished the programme you will receive a full report from the your partner Lab and you'll be one step closer to taking your product or service to market

Who should apply

To apply, your business must:

  • Be incorporated in the EU with a product or service in the development phase – but not yet in the commercialisation stage
  • Be eager for feedback and validation from users
  • Reside in any Horizon Europe country

Financial obligations: The total cost of the programme is €8000, which half will be covered by EIT Health, and half will be paid by the start-up.

Ready to apply?

Applications for ULabs are currently closed, take a look to our programmes to find out which one would be a good fit.

Programmes

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