EHC, European Health Catapult 2019, Applications are now open!

European Health Catapult is a training programme and competition organized by EIT Health with the support of the Health Axis Europe that awards the best-of-the-best business concepts from Medtech, Biotech and Digital health across Europe.

Listed as one of the six best biotech events in Europe, EHC boosts the development of top notch European health start-ups through exposure to leading experts and international investors. Entering the European Health Catapult gives all participants, 42 start-ups and numerous investors, the opportunity to join a unique forum for innovation. While investors get a pre-selected access to Europe’s best-in-class start-ups, start-ups get a facilitated access to top level investors to create visibility for their idea and to get high-quality training in business plan modelling, deal negotiation and pitch training. Applicants need to pass through three stages: During the Regional Selection applicants of each region have assessments to assure that the quality of startups representing their region is outstanding in an international context. The Regional Selection will take place until end of May 2019. In the Semi-Finals centralised training and selection days will be held in September and October 2019 for each of the three categories:

  • Biotech: Delft, 24-26 September
  • Medtech: San Sebastian, 30 September-2 October
  • Digital Health: London, 8-10 October

The Finals will be held during EIT Health Summit in Paris, 3-4 December 2019, where a jury of experts will announce among the participating 21 start-ups the winning teams in the Medtech, Biotech and Digital Health categories. There will be a pre-event, including pitch training and dry runs for Startups taking place on December. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of all three stages of the European Health Catapult.

For more information around this year’s EHC please read here

Applications are now open until 8th April 2019.

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