Call for Applications: EIT Health InnoStars Awards 2019


Deadline: 27 March 2019

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? If yes, than apply for the EIT Health InnoStars Awards 2019.

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EIT Health is seeking applications for its InnoStars Awards 2019.

EIT Health to accelerate entrepreneurship and innovation to address three key challenges: promote healthy living, support active ageing, improve healthcare.

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Purposes

  • To support the applicants in realizing next steps towards the market and shorten time-tomarket for innovative products and services.
  • To verify the need/benefit of the product/service for users/customers/payers/partners.
  • To increase the possibility to attract private investment.

Benefits

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  • 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

Eligibility Criteria

  • 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.
  • Additional eligibility criteria are:
    • All documents must be delivered and oral pitch should be presented in advanced level English
    • Applicants must be available to spend at least 15 days for educational and mentoring purposes.
    • Participation in bootcamps and mentoring sessions are obligatory with stabile team (same team members should be involved on the bootcamps and mentoring sessions.
    • Start-ups should be willing and capable to travel to other European locations during the training and mentoring.
    • Submitted through EIT Health InnoStars registration platform, Optimy. Incomplete submissions, late submissions, or submissions via any other routes (e.g., email) will not be accepted.
    • Applicants can apply only with legal entities from the following countries: Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.
    • Companies who received grant for the same project/service/product in 2016, 2017 or 2018 from InnoStars Awards, European Health Catapult or EIT Health Headstart funding are not eligible to apply for InnoStars Awards in 2019.
    • Applicants cannot apply parallel for European Health Catapult or EIT Health Headstart funding in 2019.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Croatia, Czech Republic, Slovenia Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia.

For more information, please visit https://www.eithealth.eu/-/2019-call-for-applications-eit-health-innostars-awards

  • Avatar Margaret says:

    Thanks for this opportunity, I only wish that an African country would be considered. I come from Kenya . Might you lead me to some one who might be in a position to partner with me in Kenya and Africa?

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