INNOVATING THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE DUBLIN
Innovating the Future of Healthcare in Ireland and the UK – the conference will gather delegates from; industry, academia, healthcare providers, investors, and start-ups to talk about how different sectors can work together to support innovation. The day will showcase some of the state-of-the-art innovation taking place across the EIT Health UK – Ireland network and promote collaboration across sectors and regions to create a healthier Europe.
The event will also host the EIT Health Headstart Award finals, where 14 innovative start-ups will pitch to secure €50k each.
EIT HEALTH HEADSTART AWARDS
The EIT Health Headstart Programme provides funding of up to €50 000 to support early-stage companies and SMEs in developing new products and services. Selected companies will work on their product launch project with support from the regional managers to access local and EIT Health networks.
The purpose of the EIT Health Headstart Funding Programme is to:
- support applicants in realizing next steps to teaching the market and shorten time-to-market for innovative products and services;
- verify the need/benefit of the product/service for users/customers/payers/partners;
- increase the possibility of attracting further private investment