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European Health Catapult


European Health Catapult (EHC) is a training programme and competition that boosts the development of top notch European health start-ups in Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health through exposure to leading experts and international investors.

The programme is organized by EIT Health with the support of the Health Axis Europe.

The European Health Catapult provides investors of early-stage life science companies like (company) with an excellent opportunity to gain access to a concentrated elite group of top European start-up companies ready to take on a strong partner when they take the first step to economic value creation.

Interested investors and industry representatives looking for new collaborations are invited to the selection events, in which the top start-up companies from all over Europe are pitching in front of a hand-picked group of investors after 2 days of intense mentoring and business model optimization. Investors can contact start-ups during the last semifinal day.

  • For biotech start-ups (semifinal 1): 26 September in Leuven, Belgium
  • For medtech start-ups (semifinal 2): 3 October in Grenoble, France
  • For digital health start-ups (semifinal 3):10 October in Erlangen, Germany

Current status: Applications for startups are now closed. Only teams looking for seed or series-A funding have been admitted. Teams have already undergone a national round of selection, only the best teams per category were invited to the international semifinal events.

Detailed information about the EHC can be found in the flyer and on the EHC website.


For general interests in Investors opportunities within EIT Health please visit EIT Health Investor Networkfor more info.



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