02Bootcamp ValidationLab

EIT Health LaunchDay is the end of an 8-week fulltime startup program: a collaboration between YES!Delft and EIT Health partners. It combines YES!Delft’s startup expertise and the extensive knowledge EIT Health partners. It is designed to let promising tech teams validate their technology across four different countries by talking to customers, industry experts and specialists.

The program is a unique two-month pressure cooker that allows aspiring entrepreneurs from all over Europe to discover the business potential of their health-tech ideas. The program helps participants to explore and validate their ideas, market potential and business model – and to launch in markets all over Europe.

This EIT Health Bootcamp program targets business professionals, students, PhDs, engineers and scientists who want to test the commercial feasibility of their ideas. Participants work in teams to develop the skills needed to launch their ideas as a startup. The program also introduces participants to the European innovation eco-system, and help them develop a network of peers, experts and mentors.

03Program structure

  • Goal: Find your market/product fit. We use methods from Steve Blank’s Lean Launchpad and Alexander Osterwalder’s Value Proposition Design. You will test the correctness of your assumptions by talking to as many potential customers as possible.
  • What: 8 weeks of validation including a roadtrip in Europe to investigate market potential. Receive input and feedback from fellow participants, experienced trainers and personal mentors. Your result will be a market/product fit, a validated customer segment and a value proposition design that responds to the actual needs of your customer.
  • Selection criteria: innovative technology, team of >2 cofounders.

Free. MedTech startups enter the EIT Health Bootcamp Validation Lab for free and all participants receive €5000,- pizza money. You’ll also have working space, workshops, lunch & drinks, access to YES!Delft network, coaching and workshop materials incl. books, brainstorm canvasses.



06Past launchday events

07Contact us

If you have any questions regarding EIT Health 2017, contact Tjarda Voorneman (Manager Special projects)
Tjarda Voorneman Manager Special Projects +31614162722 [email protected]