Startup Program

We invite the most promising Seed Stage and Series A startups to join Health.Pioneers for FREE and showcase their innovations before a global community of founders, investors, innovation executives, international media and public sector representatives.
What's in it for you? Find out below!


A program for Seed Stage startups

Seed Stage startups which have the prototype ready or product close to market and raised up to ~3M € funding.


Free Tickets

Get one free tickets for your team members which grant you all-inclusive access to the event.

Bring your team

Get the chance to buy an additional discounted startup ticket.

Networking

Meet our network of top investors, executives, founders and international media, all under one roof.

Exhibit

Be automatically considered among the startups for exhibiting.

Publicity

Meet relevant media on site, including key media partners.

Pitching

Be automatically considered for the Health.Pioneers Challenge and pitch in front of your potential investors.

A program for Series A startups

Series A startups who have the product on the market already, are generating revenues, validating their business model and raised up to ~15M € funding.


Free Tickets

Get one free tickets for your team members which grant you all-inclusive access to the event.

Bring your team

Get the chance to buy an additional discounted startup ticket.

Networking

Meet our network of top investors, executives, founders and international media, all under one roof.

Exclusive workshops

Attend tailored workshops for the Series A startups.

Round table discussions

Take an active part together with pre-selected corporate executives.

Stage time

Be automatically considered for possible speakers slots.


Topics

  • Preventive Healthcare, Intelligent Diagnostics and Digital Therapies
  • Personalized Medicine: Holistic Approaches in Oncology and Rare Diseases
  • Drug Discovery & Clinical Research
  • Neurotechnologies: Enhancing Cognitive Performance & Mental Wellbeing
  • Open Innovation in Healthcare


Success story last year

Let’s succeed together!

In 2017 the spoils of victory for winning Pioneers Challenge powered by PwC included a networking and business development trip to Silicon Valley, as well as feature coverage with CNBC. In their trip to California, our winners Stromkind met figures including Y Combinator CEO Michael Seibel, ace investor Tim Draper and communications expert Nancy Duarte.

Watch the video of their trip here



FAQ



  1. Why should I participate in Health.Pioneers?
  2. How do I apply?
  3. How are startups selected?
  4. When will I know if I'm selected?
  5. What happens if I'm selected?
  6. How can I pitch or exhibit?
  7. How much does it cost?
  8. What if I redeem my ticket but cannot attend after all?

Why should I participate in Health.Pioneers?

Pioneers events are one of the most founder-friendly events going. You’ll meet the best partners, investors, media and world-class, inspirational speakers. And as one of our selected startups, it’s free!

How do I apply?

Fill in your application carefully, including your pitch deck and pictures. The more precise information you give, the higher your chances. And the earlier you apply, the better.



How are startups selected?

This is based on pre-defined criteria including the product, traction, market potential and team evaluation, as well as the fit for the event. We’re continuously screening applications and evaluate them in collaboration with our key partners in the corporate, investment and startup communities.

When will I know if I’m selected?

We’ll get in touch with you end of August/beginning of September.

What happens if I’m selected?

You get one free ticket and have the chance to buy an additional ticket at a discount for all-inclusive access to the event and will be considered for exhibiting, early stage startups also for pitching at the event.

How can I pitch or exhibit?

We’ll select early-stage pitching startups and exhibiting startups around three weeks before the event. You don’t need to apply separately.

How much does it cost?

Selected startups need to cover their travel and accommodation. The event ticket is completely free of charge.

What if I redeem my ticket but cannot attend after all?

Please inform us by end of September, if this is the case, so we can allocate your ticket to another deserving startup. If you don’t let us know by this date, we reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee of €190 excluding VAT.

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