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What is hospital venturing and why could it be the next big thing in Europe?

It’s becoming more and more familiar in the United States and it could be the next big thing in Europe too: hospitals having their own venture fund to invest in digital health innovations. In this blog post, I explore the world of hospital venturing: what are we talking about? why is it important to hospitals? … Read more

Digital health law in Germany opens up a market of 73m users for digital therapeutics companies

digital health law opens up market of 73m users in Germany

Digital health reimbursement starts as of 2020 Hurray, the largest European market is finally opening up for digital health entrepreneurs! Starting from 2020, over 73 million Germans in the public health system can now get digital health apps prescribed and refunded. The ‘digital health law’ making this huge step into modernity possible for German patients … Read more

Are you a digital health start-up?

Are you a digital health start-up? Do you have a creative, highly innovative, patient focused project or idea that you are willing to develop in the dermatology area? Are you open to being located in Barcelona? The Digital Garden powered by Almirall is looking for you! Join the Start-up Competition and be one of the selected start-ups to … Read more

CVC in healthcare: 10 leading corporate venturing funds

10 international corporate venturing funds

CVC in healthcare keeps on growing this year. Corporate companies innovate their healthcare products and business models and love to cooperate with startups to do so. And all kinds of companies have their own corporate venturing funds investing in healthcare. If you are interested in corporate venturing examples in our industry, I’ve selected some of … Read more

Fuel for your health entrepreneurship ideas

Book Cover basics to grow in health

I’m happy to tell you the ebook ‘Basics to grow in health‘ is online now. What can you expect? Expect a practical guide giving fuel to your healthcare entrepreneurship ideas. It will help to grow your health care business and scale up your health innovations. Expect many sources and tools to use during your health … Read more

Partena partners with Emma health to keep people healthy and independent  

Public relations in the healthcare industry

Belgian public health insurer Partena has launched a partnership with preventive health start-up Emma health to keep Belgians as healthy as possible. Anyone starting an Emma-account before June 25  can use the screening and AI-based guidance of Emma health for 1 year entirely for free. You don’t have to be a Partena-member. Based on a … Read more

10 European conferences for health entrepreneurs in 2019

10 european conferences

There are many many conferences and events on health innovations all over the world. It might be a difficult job to find which one is specifically interesting for you. I’ve selected 10 European health conferences (+ 1 extra) you should not miss as a health entrepreneur.  They are: organised in Europe, so easy and affordable … Read more

First 4 validated health apps in Belgium

Congrats to Airview, Remecare, Fibricheck and Move Up! They are the first 4 validated health apps by the Belgian government.  According to the mobile health validation pyramid, these mobile applications are CE-marked and are compliant with medical devices rules. They also are GDPR-compliant (level 1). We can expect them to be the first in row to get … Read more

50K€ grant opportunity: EIT Health HeadStart

Headstart call EIT Health

The European EIT health program has opened its headstart call for incorporated startups to get funding and support. So if you are looking for extra funding, a great European network and support, this is your shot! I can really recommend joining this call. Since 2 years I’m a member of the EIT health jury and … Read more

The healthcare workforce is changing

working healthbusiness

The amount of people working in the healthcare sector keeps on growing. But the profile of this workforce is changing: it’s more feminine and there’s a shift towards independent and freelance workers going on. Are you one of those people working in healthcare? And if so: what is your working situation? Do you fly solo … Read more

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