EIT Health Bootcamps: learn how to develop your start-up to its full potential

Do you have a business idea that could shake up the European health landscape? EIT Health Bootcamps gives your start-up the chance to explore its full market potential and connect with a network of fellow entrepreneurs and innovators across Europe.

You’ll analyse your competition, identify your USPs and engage with your target customers to take your business to the next level. You’ll have the opportunity to get out there and pitch your idea to experts across Europe.

Take a look below for the Bootcamps that are currently open for applications.

Why get involved

2022 Bootcamps

Which EIT Health Bootcamp is right for you? Take a look at our 2022 opportunities to find out:

Healthy & Active Ageing Bootcamp

Age is more than just a number, it is a challenge that start-ups can help overcome. Through custom business training and product validation with end users this bootcamp will allow you grow your business in the area of longevity.

Applications currently closed.

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MedTech Bootcamp

Putting the right technology in the hands of the right people can make all the difference to the lives of patients. This Bootcamp provides focused support and matchmaking for European early-phase start-up teams with ideas in the field of medical technology.

Applications currently closed.

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Interseed Bootcamp

Digital solutions can help improve healthcare industries processes. This Bootcamp bridges the gap between the needs of patients, pharma and life science industry stakeholders and the ability of digital solution providers to meet those needs.

Applications currently closed.

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Patient Innovation Bootcamp

A person living with a health condition can be best placed to come up with the smartest solutions. This Bootcamp helps patients and their informal caregivers implement and scale-up their innovative solutions to tackle the needs imposed by their condition.

Applications currently closed.

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Reactor Bootcamp

Medical imaging and big data analysis are becoming an ever-increasing focus for health innovation. Through expert guidance, this bootcamp helps you develop engagement and launch strategies to accelerate the early adoption of your product across Europe.

Applications closed

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Women Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Driving diversity in the workplace, this Bootcamp connects women-led and co-led start-ups with access to a network of mentors across Europe to help them nurture their teams and frame their ambition to support rapid growth.

Applications closed.

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How it works

Get your application started

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Don’t miss the deadlines! Sign up on our application portal and select the Bootcamp that’s right for you to start your application. 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.

Join a Bootcamp

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Pick up the skills and know-how you need to validate and incubate your business idea and ultimately prepare for launch across Europe.

Get extra support

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You will also receive professional training worth up to €15,000, and each Bootcamp includes financial support to help you with travel and accommodation costs incurred during the programme.

Who should apply?

We’re looking for committed, driven and ambitious people with a business idea for a new healthcare product that’s in the research and development phase. To take part, you should also be one of the following:

  • Master’s or PhD student
  • Post-doc
  • Scientist
  • Health professional
  • Patient or caregiver

Have questions?

Ready to apply?

This programme is currently closed, but you can take a look to our other programmes and find your right fit.

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