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Calling all startups!

We’re looking for Europe’s boldest, brightest and most innovative startups to pitch their game-changing health solutions to a panel of judges at HLTH Europe. Our Startup Pitch, sponsored by Novo Nordisk, is open for applications NOW.

19 December

Applications open

29 February

Applications close


Finalists announced

18 June

Startup Pitch live at HLTH Europe

What can you win?

€15,000 cheque &
€15,000 sponsorship credit for 2025

Plus, every finalist will receive:

  • Two free startup attendee tickets

  • One free startup kiosk (we’ll refund you if you’ve already paid)

  • "HLTH Europe Startup Pitch finalist” banner added to your kiosk

Who are we looking for?

We are actively seeking startups with bold, disruptive ideas that have the potential to make a profound impact within the health ecosystem.

To qualify, startups must meet the following three criteria:

-Be less than five years old

-Have raised less than €5 million in capital

-Be headquartered outside of North or South America. 

What happens on the day?

Held on the Startup Stage at HLTH Europe, the pitch is open for any ticket holder to attend and watch. 

Our shortlisted finalists will be invited onto the stage and given 2.5 minutes to pitch their startup to our judges

Our judges have 2.5 minutes to ask questions to each startup.

Each startup will get a score and at the end of the pitches, the final decision is made: who will be the winner of the HLTH Europe startup pitch? 

The winner will have the unique chance to pitch on the HLTH Europe main stage to the whole audience.

How to apply?

  • Fill in our application form, below, before midnight on 29 February 2024.

  • Attach a max five-slide pitch deck that explains your product or service and the problem you're solving. See our pitch deck guidance here >

  • We’ll notify shortlisted startups in April 2024 and if you’re chosen, you’ll be invited to pitch live on stage at HLTH Europe.

We highly encourage you to register for HLTH Europe 2024 early, to secure the best ticket price. If you are selected as a finalist, we’ll transfer your ticket to a colleague for free, or refund your ticket.

What if I've already bought a ticket?

  • We encourage everyone to purchase a ticket early to beat the price increases.

  • If you are selected as a finalist, we'll reimburse your ticket price, or transfer it to a colleague for free.

  • We’ll notify shortlisted startups in April 2024 and if you’re chosen, we'll contact you to arrange your ticket transfer or reimbursement.

Applications are now closed

We'll notify selected startups in April 2024. To be the first to know when our competitions opens for 2025, sign up to our mailing list.

About HLTH Europe


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