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2019 Call for Applications: EIT Health InnoStars Awards

2019 Call for Applications: EIT Health InnoStars Awards

Application Deadline: 27 Mar 2019
Accelerator Programme Opportunity

Do you have an entrepreneurial mind-set with a prototype or minimum viable product (MVP) in the healthcare field? Would you like to validate your prototype or MVP in the market in the form of a competition?

Take part in the InnoStars Awards programme to receive valuable training and mentoring a chance to win cash prizes and exposure to potential investors and partners. The InnoStars Awards programme is intended to support healthcare innovators in realising next steps towards the market, verify the need for the product or service they are developing, and increase the possibility to attract private investment.

Participants in the programme receive mentoring, training at two physical bootcamps, and validation interviews with potential customers, investors and/or partners. The top 15 InnoStars Awards applicants – evaluated by an international expert body – win €20 000 in "smart money" to spend on travel and accommodation, individual mentoring and training.

Those who complete the training are invited to the November pitch contest, where the prizes will be:

  • First place: €25 000
  • Second place: €15 000
  • Third place: €10 000

Who should apply

InnoStars Awards programme is suitable for micro and small enterprises (according to EU SME definition), spin-offs and start-ups that already have a prototype or a MVP, but product/service is not on the market yet (no income). The company must be incorporated/registered before the sub-granting agreement initiation.

Download the documents below for more details. Click "Apply here" to apply.