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EIT Health Bridgehead program provides European startups and scale-ups with individualised support in growing their validated businesses beyond their home markets. During this process, startups are guided by members of EIT Health’s vetted European network of top-notch accelerators, who open the right doors to establish and grow cross-border business.

startups connect to one or more accelerators of their choice to receive support. The accelerators help the startups speed access to markets, tap into local networks of partners and clients, access infrastructure and get a first-hand feel for the local reglementary and business contexts of new markets.

The EIT Health Bridgehead Europe Programme

is suitable for micro- and small enterprises (less than 50 employees) that are active in the fields of MedTech, BioTech and Digital Health, are incorporated in an H2020-eligible country, and are operating in an EU country.​

Applicants should have a defined product strategy, proven traction in their home market and a clear internationalisation plan in Europe.

Our numbers

Our numbers are the result of a decade of driving global innovators.

Startups Accelerated
Survival Rate
Total Dilutive Funding
Capital Raised
Total Non-Dilutive Funding

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