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Formerly known as Health2B
Apply for our intensive virtual development program
for HealthTech, MedTech & eHealth startups
Breaking into the life sciences market is difficult – but doable. In just 10 weeks, we’ll help you get all the skills and insights you need to turn your brilliant idea into a scalable business.
SmiLe Bootcamp is an intensive virtual development program designed to accelerate early-stage HealthTech, MedTech and eHealth start-ups like yours to the point where they are investment-ready.
It’s completely free. We don’t ask for any equity and you pay zero fees. And the potential value to your business? Immeasurable!
WHO CAN APPLY?
We welcome applications from early stage Healthtech, Medtech, eHealth and diagnostics startups. Your start-up are soon about to, or recently registered a company. The team (or sole founder) should be prepared to commit time equivalent to one full time position at a minimum, and one from the team should be able to commit to 60% within office hours (preferably the CEO) in order to be able to attend the Bootcamp. Start-ups will then be selected based on level of innovation, scalability, market potential, and yourburning desire to make your business vision a reality.
Pave the way to get your idea investment-ready
Feb 6 2023
Feb 18 2023
Discover if you are one of 8 startups selected
Mar 14 2023
Learn and network online 3 days a week for 10 weeks
May 18 2023
Pitch your idea to a panel of investors for expert feedback | Awards presented to top performers.
Everything you need to get your business off the ground
Identifying your customer |
Your road to market |
Patent portfolio |
Protecting your assets
Regulatory strategies |
Securing investment |
How to scale your business
Using the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals as an asset
WHAT’S THE PROGRAM LIKE?
Are you one of the lucky eight entrepreneurs selected?” Congratulations! On February 6th, we’ll send you instructions for accessing our e-learning program along with a detailed weekly schedule.
The program involves doing three sessions a day from Tuesday to Thursday each week. This includes a mix of live and recorded sessions, expert Q&As, 1:1 coaching, and skills training. There are also networking events where you get to interact with our community. Sessions start in the morning and finish in the afternoon.
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NEED TO KNOW MORE?
Unable to fully commit right now, or don’t have a business idea? Check out our flexible e-learning program, SmiLe e-Campus, where you can learn the basics of life science entrepreneurship for free.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is eligible to apply?
An entrepreneur, a scientist, a professional, a founder or a CEO committed to attend the full 10 weeks of the program;
With an innovative business idea in the fields HealthTech, MedTech & eHealth;
With residency in Europe, although priority will be given to those residing in Sweden.
Do I need to have a registered company to apply?
I don´t fully understand the application questions. What should I do?
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can my application be written in Swedish?
The program is in English, but applications in Swedish are accepted.
I have submitted my application. What happens now?
You should have received a confirmation e-mail (if not, please check your spam inbox and contact email@example.com if necessary). The week after the application deadline, you will receive an e-mail on with our decision.
Is the whole program online?
What constitutes the 10-week program?
All activities are held throughout business hours, Tuesday to Thursday, over the course of 10 weeks.
- Live webinars and workshops, video lectures, question and answer sessions with experts sharing their insights in the following areas: value proposition, business model, intellectual property, research & development, financing, sustainability and pitching.
- 1:1 coaching: a structured way to work with your business development process performed in groups, one on one, and individual work.
- Community activities with the other participants.
What makes this program unique?
This program is developed by SmiLe Incubator, a leader in life science innovation. The program consists of a unique mixture of SmiLe sharing our knowledge with the help of our collaborators, and hands-on work on your start up. This mixture has proven to be effective in making you a more confident entrepreneur while simultaneously developing your start-up.
We are two or more on the team. Can we all participate?
We can’t guarantee that several team members participate in the program. One person per team needs to be committed to the program; other team members might be able to also attend.
I can’t attend all of the sessions. Can a team member participate for me?
Yes, with the exception of the pitch training.
Will I receive a certificate?