Eligibility criteria

BRIDGEHEAD is open to micro and small enterprises (< 50 employees),
spin-offs and start-ups from all over the EIT Health community that :


Are active in the fields of Medtech, Biotech and Digital Health


Are already incorporated and operating in an EU Country


Have innovative and highly promising business concepts

Ready to scale-out

Search for opportunities to implement or grow their business in European or beyond-European country/ies beyond their current market/s

Start-ups target and Selection Criteria


Applications will be judged on the following selection criteria:

– Impact of the programme and clarity of direction
– Market opportunity & traction
– Business model & development strategy
– Management capability
– Need to internationalise and expand
– Promising and credible start-up – overall impression

Deadlines and applications

2 start-ups call a year