Innovation in Health: Competition Day

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Innovation in Health: Competition Day

We are delighted to invite you to join the first PhD Transition Fellowship - Competition Day in Heidelberg.

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Bergheimer Str. 5 Bergheimer Straße 5 69115 Heidelberg Germany

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About this event

This unique event of Innovation in Health gives you the opportunity get to know the newest academic research projects with spin-off potential within the health-life science sector. Eight candidates compete for awards to further their project's development and entry new stages.

The Competition Day will bring together innovative start-ups, researchers, entrepreneurs, strategic network partners as well as other innovation enthusiasts. Along with highly content, it will offer you the opportunity to expand your network, enter into a dialogue and share experience.

Stay tuned & come on-site to experience an unforgettable evening! Let's improve the future of healthcare together.

Our top-class jury:

- Dr. Jörg Traub, Forum MedTech Pharma e.V.

- Dr. Ruth Herzog, DKFZ Heidelberg

- Nandor Gaus, EIT Health Germany-Switzerland

- Dr. Anna Hüfner, Beckman Coulter Diagnostics

- Dr. Maximilan Bock, High-Tech Gründerfonds

Location: The event will take place at Alte Weinfabrik, Heidelberg on 27th September 2022.


15:30 Doors open

16:30 Openning & Keynote

17:00 Pitch Round #1

18:00 Break

18:30 Pitchround #2

19:30 Networking, Snacks & Drinks

20:30 Award

22:00 Doors closing

Make valuable contacts, over drinks, snacks and music, that can be future-oriented!

PhD Transition Fellowship

The aim of the PhD Transition Fellowship Program is to address the innovation funding gap between completion of the doctoral thesis and obtaining further seed funding. The three most innovative concepts or prototypes will be provided with a pre-seed award to fund accelerated development of discovery research in the applicants first post-doctoral year.

Gold: 20.000 €

Silver: 15.000 €

Bronze: 10.000 €

More informations can you find here!


Sebastian Meuer


Innovation in Health is s responsible for the organization and implementation.

The Program is supported by the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts Baden-Württemberg.

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