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Questions frequently asked

What does it take to get accepted?

To apply to our programs, fill out the online application form with a basic overview of your team, USP, and goals.

Reactor applicants will receive a reply within two weeks notifying your application status and next steps. Shortlisted 25 teams will be invited to a 20-30 minute interview with an individual evaluator. The top 18 startups are invited to participate in online Selection Day with 1:1 consultations with mentors and HVL team members to set goals and present deliverables for the upcoming program. On March 29, 2021, the top 15 startups from Selection Day will be announced who will join the cohort and participate in the 4 Sprints.

All top 18 startups will get access to our online education materials and be invited to Demo Day.

Details on Booster online applications coming soon!

What are the key criteria for a successful application?

Before applying, double-check to make sure that you meet all of the team and product requirements. Also check to make sure that we accept teams from the country that you are incorporated in.

Your online application form should be a clear and succinct description of your team and product. Take the character limit into account, and make sure that you don’t leave unfinished sentences.

If there is a question or term that is unclear (i.e. runway or technological level) send a message to info@hvlab.eu to clarify. 

Do you take equity?

HVL does not take equity from any of the participating startups.

How are you funded?

EIT Health provides expertise for teams to expand their business potential and prepare for funding. The project key executer is GE Healthcare, a leading force in the Healthcare sector.

How much time should I expect to spend on the program?

Each Sprint is 1 week long, it consists of 5 half-a-day sessions online (via Zoom). Note that there are 3 weeks between each Sprint when teams must have at least one 1 hour-long consultation with their mentors and networking session with their peers from the cohort.