Health Venture Lab Partners

Health Venture Lab is a community built by many. Our partners ensure the support in resources and expertise to make Health Venture Lab a unique Accelerator, while our experienced coaches help bring out the best in the teams. Our powerful network of healthcare industry leaders, universities, organizations and alumni is our strength. Together we create a uniquely connected accelerator that matches expertise with one-on-one coaching.


As a Former Senior Director of Software Engineering at GE Healthcare, I was always on the lookout for fresh new talent and ideas to keep our business ahead of the curve. For this reason, I am glad that we have the opportunity to welcome innovative teams from all around Europe and introduce them to our industry.

Attila Ferik

Former Sr. Director, Software Engineering GE Healthcare

EIT Health as the largest healthcare initiative in Europe can make a difference in creating a vibrant and competitive startup ecosystem through its worldwide partnerships in healthcare. We have several university partners and university hospitals as well as global industry players in medtech, in biotech, in digital health global industry players where GE Healthcare is one of our core partners.

Kurt Höller

Director of Business Creation EIT Health

The University of Debrecen has outstanding educational, research, and innovation capacities in international comparison. Our partnership with Health Venture Lab aims to span the space between academic science and the commercialization of applied research results. This partnership encourages and supports research projects that are specifically centered around validated healthcare needs. HVL and faculty at the Debrecen hub of the Catalyst Europe program join forces to realize an established innovation training program that Health Venture Lab initiatives can further support. Our collaboration helps foster a new generation of innovators in the medical field.



Iván Uray MD. PhD.

Research Associate Professor, Debrecen Hub leader University of Debrecen

I always believe in hard work. The idea is just a step but honest work will make you a path to success. This is why the idea of Health Venture Lab is so dear to me, and why I think its pure path to success. The passion of participants connected with the knowledge of mentors it is the best what we can offer to the world.

Bartłomiej Grobelski

Director of Centre of Innovation and Technology Transfer Medical University of Lodz

IESE Business School is worldwide leader in executive education. We are an institution founded by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. We can help teach you the tools and mindset necessary to enable you to become a successful business person and to create an impactful product or service that society needs. We are extensively networked through our 50,000+ alumni worldwide working in top companies, consultancies and banks. We surround you with the right network to allow your ambition to drive your own success.

Luca Venza

Director of Technology Innovation, Transfer & Acceleration IESE Business School

We welcome HEALTH VENTURE LAB to our community. They bring new colours to our business palette and fresh energy for our startups. Working on a tailor-made sport incubator/accelerator programme with world-wide established experts of the LAB and building on the expertise and network of the Entrepreneurial centre will, for sure, result in many new and sustainable businesses.

Helena Matuša

Managing Director Entrepreneurial Center of Krapina Zagorje

Health Venture Lab and Innovation World Cup Series collaborate to provide outstanding health techpreneurs the opportunity to connect with corporates, investors, and further healthcare experts to scale up their business. Additionally, they can generate worldwide visibility for their health products and solutions by taking part free of charge in the Healthcare Innovation World Cup and the MEDICA Start-up COMPETITION – including 100 speaking opportunities at MEDICA the world´s biggest medtech event.

We look forward to rock healthcare innovation together.

Dr. Sonja Sulzmaier

Managing Partner, Techpreneurs GmbH, Navispace GmbH Chairwoman of the Startups and Founders` Commission, BVMW