Entering the EIT Health Catapult gives participants the opportunity to join a unique forum for innovators

“The pitch training was remarkable. We had never been as prepared to pitch as we were during this competition, undoubtedly”

Allan RodriguezVitaDx CEO, 2nd place in Medtech category 2018

“Catapult prize allowed us to convince a pool of Business Angels to invest more than €1M in the creation of  DENDROGENIX, a new spin-off Biotech company of Affichem in Belgium, with a worldwide ambition”

Stéphane SilventeAffichem & Dendrogenix CEO, Biotech Finalist in 2017


Optimize your business plan and strengthen your ability to pitch in front of top-level investors and industry experts


Pitch in front of major seeds or series A investors of world leading medtech, biotech, pharma and IT companies


Connect with noteworthy innovative healthcare start-ups from all over Europe and a rich alumni program with follow-up networking events


Get access to the high class network of EIT Health  and Health Axis Europe and connect with world leading medtech, biotech, pharma and IT companies.


Get 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)


At the EIT Health Summit, the “best of the best” business plans in the categories Medtech, Biotech and Digital Health will be selected by a panel of globally renowned healthcare experts and investors.

In each category, the 3 winners of the Grande Finale get a prize money

€40.000 for the first place
€20.000 for the second place
€10.000 for the third place

In addition to official Jury Prizes, the EIT Health Summit participants select their preferred start-up to receive an honorable mention :  Alex Casta Audience Award.


The participation in the programme includes multiple benefits and grants such as review of the Business plan, pitch training, exposure to experts and investors.

Prizes for the 42 Semi-Finalists

€4 000 Mentoring and Coaching Network vouchers (more details here)
€1 000 travel and accomodation grant

Prizes for the 21 Finalists

€2 000 grant for production of professional commercial company video (included in the EIT Health PR)
€1 000 travel and accomodation grant

Winner of the Alex-Casta-Audience Award Triumf Health represented by Nasdaq on Time Square, New York