Our Accelerator catalyses new business growth to deliver transformative products and services. We work with entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs to shorten the time-to-market for life-changing products and services, while creating new jobs and contributing to a thriving health economy.

Through our unique network of world-class healthcare organisations, EIT Health links entrepreneurial businesses with the knowledge and resources to scale up and scale out as quickly as possible.

ACCELERATOR

Our Impact

372

start-ups supported

€40m+

investment attracted

Our Mission

Accelerator Programmes

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Start-ups Meet Pharma

Start-ups Meet Pharma

Introduces start-ups to members of the pharma industry seeking ideas.

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Investor Network

Investor Network

Seeking to provide healthcare start-ups with the funding they need.

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InnoStars Awards

InnoStars Awards

Start-ups from countries supported by InnoStars compete for support.

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European Health Catapult

European Health Catapult

Training and competition boosts development of start-ups.

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EIT Jumpstarter

EIT Jumpstarter

Supports Central-Eastern and Southern European innovators.

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MedTech Bootcamp

MedTech Bootcamp

European start-up teams build skills during the early stages of launching their start-ups.

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OpenAPI Bootcamp

OpenAPI Bootcamp

Helps start-ups with digital healthcare solutions address the challenge of integration.

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Patient Innovation Bootcamp

Patient Innovation Bootcamp

Supports patients who are developing innovative solutions.

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BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp

BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp

BioEntrepreneur Bootcamp gives biomedical founder teams the opportunity to design and validate their business concepts.

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Headstart

Headstart

Headstart accelerates the market launch of selected healthcare start-ups with grants and other support.

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Bootcamps

Bootcamps

Intensive incubation programmes for start-ups.

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Living Labs and Test Beds

Living Labs and Test Beds

Benefits of living labs and test beds to entrepreneurs

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The Digital Sandbox

The Digital Sandbox

Supports SMEs in using public biobanks and quality registers.

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Gold Track

Gold Track

Tailor-made scaling programme for elite start-ups.

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Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding

Funding for start-ups, opportunities for others

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Validation Lab Bootcamp

Validation Lab Bootcamp

The programme helps participants to explore and validate their ideas and business model.

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Bridgehead

Bridgehead

The Bridgehead programme provides European start-ups and scale-ups with individualised support in growing their validated businesses beyond their home markets. During this process, start-ups are guided by members of EIT Health’s vetted European network of top-notch accelerators, who open the right doors to establish and grow cross-border business.

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Mentoring and Coaching Network

Mentoring and Coaching Network

The expertise of the EIT Health network can now be accessed on-demand.

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CaixaImpulse

CaixaImpulse

An intensive acceleration programme for the creation of new products and ventures.

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Accelerator Programmes: 19

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Dr. Kurt E. Hoeller
| Director of Business Creation | EIT Health
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Where next?

Education

Our education activities inject innovation into learning to upskill professionals, provide students with new opportunities and encourage patients and citizens to live healthier lives.

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Innovation

We match innovators with a task force of experts to develop commercially-viable products and services with the greatest potential for societal and economic impact in Europe.

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Think Tank

Our forum engages healthcare thought-leaders across regions and disciplines to help clear the pathway to innovation for a more sustainable healthcare future.

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