Finding new collaboration partners or mentors can be tough. EIT Health offers you a network of health experts from 140 partners in 16 European countries and beyond.

Our team organizes “Startup Pitch and Matchmaking Workshops” where biotech, medtech and digital health start-ups can meet with industry partners and business experts. You do not only get the chance to find potential collaboration partners but also input on your business model.

How does it work?

  • eCatalogue

    Start-ups, corporates and business experts provide a short profile in advance which will be put together into an eCatalogue and then send out to the participants.

  • Pitch session

    Each start-up gives an elevator pitch during the morning session

  • Networking

    The programme creates lot of networking opportunities, e.g. during the lunch break

  • Matchmaking session

    Matchmaking tools facilitate 1:1-meeting between start-ups, corporates and business experts during the afternoon session

About the first workshop in 2017

On 18 January 2017, EIT Health Germany invited start-ups, businesses and industry experts to a “Start-up Pitch and Matchmaking Workshop” in Mannheim, hosted by Roche Diagnostics GmbH.

Partners from EIT Health Germany included for example Beiersdorf AG, Heidelberg University, Roche Diagnostics GmbH and SAP SE. Other organisations were for example Heidelberg Startup Partners, Merck Ventures, Evonik, and High-Tech Gründerfonds Management.

During the day, 17 start-ups in the field of biotech, medtech and digital health from Germany, France, Portugal and Hungary presented their business ideas and received valuable feedback for the further improvement of their business strategy.

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