Is it for me?

The program is aimed at teams of MSc, MDs, PhD students, and/or postdocs – as well as young professionals – who have a business idea for a product still in research and development in the area of medical engineering. Specifically, it targets projects that have achieved technology readiness levels from around level 2 (technology concept formulated) to level 5 (technology validated in relevant environment).

Important dates

Application: March 17 – June 15, 2020
Skype Interviews: tbd

Start of program: August 31, 2020
End of program: October 8, 2020

Followed by EIT Health Bootcamp Event (5.-6. November) and Bootcamp Tour (23.-27. November), as well as the Summit (1.-2. December).

Selection procedure

  • As of March 17: Apply via the EIT Health application platform, hosted by Optimy. To apply, you will need to create an EIT Health Optimy account:
  • A selection committee will choose the most promising start-ups to participate in the programmes. The committee will include diverse experts from the Bootcamp.
  • After the first review cycle, about 20 teams receive an invitation to pitch their business idea via Skype.

You can find more information about the Bootcamp in the current issue of the EIT-Healt Accelerator Catalogue: