EIT Health InnoStars Awards 2019 is available for application. EIT Health is one of the biggest healthcare initiatives worldwide. InnoStars Awards is a training and competition program in which 15 early stage companies and SMEs receives EUR 20 000 funding as smart money for business development and product validation. Moreover, selected start-ups win awards up to 25.000 € to further develop their product or service. The competition is for those having an entrepreneurial mind-set with a prototype or minimum viable product (MVP) in the healthcare field. The competition aims for the following
Those who complete the training need to attend the November pitch contest, where the prizes will be:
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 subgranting agreement initiation.
In order to be eligible, you need to submit an application form.