Reactor 2019 Journey

Application period

It all starts here

Online Application

During this period you can apply by filling out our online form. During this period you can also drop us a line and inquire about the details of the program.

28th of January 2019 - 28th of February 2019

One-on-one Interviews

We invite a shortlisted set of startups for a personal, online interview to discuss their motivation in joining the program and to understand the team dynamic. This is also a great opportunity for applicants to ask specific questions about the program.

24th of March 2019 - 31st of March 2019

Decision made and Contracting

After the second round our expert panel shortlist the winning teams. Both the form application and the one-on-one interviews count towards your results. Once we sent out the invitation email we start contracting with you, to make the Launch of the program smoother.

7th of April 2019 - 24th of April 2019


HVL Joins your project


- Goal settings for 6 month
– Defining Roles and Responsibilities
– Find missing team members and how to hire effectively
– Project Management tools

24th of April 2019 - 26th of April 2019

Submission of Goal & Metric

You have to define a metric that help you, the mentors and the HVL Team track your progress. 

26th of April 2019 - 3rd of May 2019

Mentor meetings and matchmaking

At the end of this period both the participating startups and the mentors send in their three preferences and we make the best possible match for the batch.

26th of April 2019 - 10th of May 2019

Customer-centric Finance

– Unit Economics
– Quantitative Value proposition
– Testing of pricing structures
– Project Management tools

26th of June 2019 - 28th of June 2019

Customer Engagement

– Scale up, next steps for growth
– Customer care service
– Financing operation and growth

25th of September 2019 - 27th of September 2019

Demo Days

Your perfect pitch

Preparation for DemoDay

Through two intensive days you will conclude the 6 month training you had with your pitch trainer. 

16th of October 2019 - 17th of October 2019


You will pitch in front of a dedicated audience of industry and academic experts, as well as VCs and Angels Investors.

17th of October 2019

HVL Expo

During the final day you will exhibit your product and your progress that you made in the last six month. This is a great opportunity to expose your business to a large support network and find new partnerships, investment or a future member of your team.

18th of October 2019

Pitch Competition

The program ends with a bang, that is the final pitch competition. 8 shortlisted startups pitch during a media open event, in front of an interdisciplinary jury.

18th of October 2019

After the program

You never really leave Health Venture Lab. We nurture a big alumni network.

Apply to join our next cohort!

We accept applications from early-stage startups with a working prototype in the healthcare niche.

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Our partners

Meet our partners

Our powerful network of healthcare industry leaders, universities, organizations and alumni are our strength.

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Our mentors

Meet our mentors

Expert led trainings are matched with tailored coaching. Develop your product concept with actionable, healthcare specific guidance from seasoned industry players.

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Health Venture Lab team

Meet the HVL Team

A team of professional pitchers, vendors and leaders. Your new best friends for your very next adventure.

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