Grow Your Business

Unlock new business growth for your venture. Join EIT Health’s acceleration programmes to deliver transformative health products and services to people across Europe and beyond.

Through our unique network of world-class healthcare organisations, we provide you with the knowledge, resources, visibility, and connections you need to scale up and scale out your business as quickly as possible.

Since 2016, we’ve supported more than 1680 start-ups and helped them to attract more than €1BN in investment. You too can be part of this success story.

Discover and inquire about our programmes below.


Join this intensive training programme and competition to fine-tune your business plan and pitch your product or service to investors and world-leading corporates. The Catapult programme gets you on stage with other top European start-ups in life sciences and health tech to compete for your share of the prize.

What you get:

  • 360° training and supermentoring
  • Visibility to investors and corporates
  • €30,000 cash prize
  • Networking opportunities

Application deadline: 2 May 2023

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Are you looking to expand your healthcare business to other markets in Europe? The Bridgehead programme connects you to local accelerators who have the expertise, resources and connections to make it happen. You’ll tap into networks of partners and clients, access infrastructure and understand regulatory systems in the new market. 

What you get:

  • Soft-landing in a new market
  • Flexible matchmaking
  • €25,000 in funding
  • Networking opportunities

Application deadline: 2 May 2023

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About EIT Health

Our vast community, including approximately 150 world-class partner organisations, works across borders to bring together the three worlds of business, research and education. Backed by the European Union, EIT Health brings together the brightest minds from the worlds of business, research, education and healthcare delivery to answer the biggest health challenges Europe faces.

Browse through all our programmes.