Vision Health Pioneers Incubator, the Berlin-based early-stage startup program that supports first-time founders in healthcare, is now accepting applications for 2022-2023! In a 10-month program, entrepreneurs are supported with training, free co-working space, business opportunities and equity-free scholarship funding of up to €80k per team.
There are two cohorts currently open: Selected startups can begin in April 2022 (apply by 15th January 2022) or in July 2022 (apply by 15th April 2022).
Shape the future of digital health!
Established in 2019, the Vision Health Pioneers Incubator is on a mission to support early-stage startups in gaining entrepreneurial know-how, building a strong network, and launching their product idea in Germany. The growing community around the incubator means teams can expect support from over 150 experts – including top-notch coaching and mentoring from the best of the best in healthcare.
Since its launch, the incubator has proudly supported over 40 entrepreneurs across 13 teams in Berlin. Some of these startups have already secured €1 million in investment, grown team sizes exponentially, and, won numerous hackathons, awards and grants. The teams then go on to also form part of the supportive alumni network.
It’s an amazing opportunity for entrepreneurs to get their foot firmly on the ladder leading up to success.
After participating in the programme, co-founder of Wavy Health, Steve Thijssen, said: “Are you thinking of building a healthcare startup or want to expand to Berlin? Don’t wait and sign up for the best choice in your life! Vision Health Pioneers Incubator made my wishes come true in the last year. You don’t just get funding but also support from mentors, access to co-working space and much more. The greatest thing, you will be part of a new family. Last but not least, Germany is the pioneer for healthcare innovation! It’s the time to start.”
The future of healthcare is exciting. The German market, in particular, offers great opportunities due to its size and advanced regulatory environment. There are countless pathways for new medical innovations. The Vision Health Pioneers Incubator can support those first early steps into this world, and provide the vital ingredients to create a successful business. Apply now to shape the future of digital health!
Proud partners include Charité, one of the largest university hospitals in Europe, Pfizer, the global premier biopharmaceutical company, Flying Health, the leading ecosystem for next-generation healthcare and many more.
The 2022-2023 programme is funded by the European Union, European Social Fund and the State of Berlin as part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.