Why Health Venture Lab?
World class speakers
CEO - Capital Community
Angel and VC investment trends in the US and in Europe
Founder, CEO & President - SOLVO Biotechnology
Guide on how to build a great healthcare innovation team.
Managing Director - GE Healthcare
Digital Transformation in Healthcare
Nancy J. Levy
Managing Partner - BostonLanding and Biohealth Management, LLC
US market entry and strategies
6 months of mentorship
Customized coaching and mentor support help you further develop your ideas, make connections and gain critical insightarrow_forwardread more
16 represented countries
A thriving community of international innovators from all over Europe and beyond provide an understanding of the global healthcare scene and grow your networkarrow_forwardread more
7 industry and academy partners
GE Healthcare and EIT Health's international network of university and business partners combine professional expertise, unique resources and tailored coaching to help healthtech startups growarrow_forwardread more
1 international ecosystem
Join EIT Health's global network to put your business on the fast track and access resources across Europe that span the entire tech adoption lifecyclearrow_forwardread more
Health Venture Lab is dedicated to building a thriving community of international innovators.
Join Reactor to find your product-market fit and accelerate early adoption with expert guidance on customer awareness, customer journey, industry compliance, and go-to-market strategy!
Young Talents partner programme aims to instil entrepreneurial skills in students so that they can experience first-hand the challenges and excitement of venture building in a supportive setting.
- Reactor 2021
- Young Talents
4 sprint schedule
Health Venture Library
HVL Guide and Startup Resources
What we love about the programme is the training first, it almost feels like we had a hands-on MBA completed during these four months.
Afroditi Maria Konidari, TenderTec
winner of HVL Demo Day Disruptive Product prize
Our goal for Reactor was to understand how we can help medical device teams with accelerating the product design. Through the programme, we had the opportunity to speak with experts in the field, understand the challenges those teams face in their daily activities and identify exactly how we can make their lives better so medical devices can end up faster in the hands of those who need it most.
Stefan Siarov, Valispace
Reactor 2020 Alum
Joining the Reactor as the already ongoing company helped us confirm our strategy, identify the next steps, and contact top experts. We got insights into putting our strategy to action with realistic tips regarding many topics, such as commercial pitches, communication processes, how to expand our market, and many other crucial topics that were essential at that time for us. Whether you are a newly born company or a company with a few years of experience - you will do things better after this unique business experience.
Manuel Munoz Iglesias, Qubiotech
Reactor 2020 Alum
Reactor programme was a huge opportunity for our company because we could validate product marketability with participating SMEs, experts, and selected mentors. We have received significant assistance in assessing our market situation and preparing key strategic and financial documentation. We were able to identify the most important market segments and prepare a market entry schedule. The online sprints were well-organized, HVL and GE Healthcare staff managed the programme professionally.
Attila Csaba Kondor, GEOinsight
Reactor 2020 Alum
Participating with Upmedic at the Reactor allowed us to take a bigger perspective on the MedTech market as we were meeting teams from different countries and examining different strategies. By having access to all expertise we could imagine, backed by GE Healthcare, we absorbed all essential business knowledge (sales, marketing, public speaking) to convert our solution into a fully-fledged business.
Paweł Paczuski, Upmedic
Reactor 2020 Alum
I certainly recommend this programme, as it helps you to learn how to do business very well. Most of the teams have their technical side assured, but you also have to know how to do business, and the HVL programme supports you precisely with that.
Stefan Iarca, Xvision
winner of HVL Demo Day Rising Innovator prize
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