The European Health Catapult

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The European Health Catapult


European Health Catapult is a training programme and competition that boosts the development of top notch European health start-ups through exposure to leading experts and international investors.

The programme is organized by EIT Health with the support of the Health Axis Europe (where BioRN is a member).

Opportunities for Start-ups

VISIBILITY: Pitch in front of top level seeds or series A investors of world leading medtech, biotech, pharma and IT companies

360° INDIVIDUALISED TRAINING: Optimize your business plan and strengthen your ability to pitch in front of top-level investors and industry experts

PEER-TO-PEER CONNECTION: With leading innovative healthcare start-ups from all over Europe and a rich alumni program with follow-up networking events

SERVICES: Access to the unique EIT Health Accelerator ecosystem and services in crucial areas such as clinical validation (Living Labs and Test Beds) and market preparation for internationalization (GoGlobal)

PRIZE MONEY: overall prize money of €135 000 (1st place 20.000 , 2nd place 15.000 ,  3rd  place 10.000 € for each cathegory)

Opportunities for Investors

Europe’s best start-ups pre-selected: Profit from our pre-selection and preparation steps, which allow a stringent quality check of start-ups, and coaching to pitch in front of investors. Pick Europe’s best start-ups in three categories: Medtech, Biotech or Digital Health. Make early contacts with tomorrow’s healthcare leaders!

The Journey


Start-ups application deadline: 27 April


Past Events – European Health Catapult 2017


1st. FibriCheck by Quompium:

2nd. Complex Disease Detector by Hippogriff:

3rd. Advantis:

WINNERS EHC 2017 – Category ‘’BIOTECH’’

1st. SUN Bioscience:

2nd. LifeTag:

3rd. Elthera:

WINNERS EHC 2017 – Category ‘’MEDTECH’’

1st. enmodes:

2nd. Mowoot:

3rd. Oxford Endovascular Limited: