A joint program between EPFL Innovation Park and Groupe Mutuel
Call for Application 2022 Opening soon!
Next Roadshow November 17th
Program Duration 9 months

We accelerate women's health innovations

A Femtech community and a 9-month equity free Femtech start-up acceleration program for companies developing innovative solutions to improve technologies relating to women’s health.
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9 Month Start-up Acceleration Program

The program aims to help selected start-up companies to:
  • refine their business models
  • go-to-market process strategy
  • meet investors
  • meet potential customers
  • get personalized technical and business coaching
  • gain visibility through international roadshows
CHF 60 million raised in 2021

Tech4Eva start-ups raised CHF 60 million for women's healthcare this year alone.
Congratulations to the progress of the early and growth stage start-ups during these nine months of hard work!

Apply for the Acceleration Program

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April 2022

Next program start date
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March 1, 2022

Application deadline
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9 Months

Duration

The Accelerator Program Alumnis

Annaida
Asan
Aspivix
Biorithm
Carbomed Medical Solutions (breathe ilo)
CorDiFio Health
Efelya
EGYN
EmbrLabs
Fizimed
Benefits

Benefits for Start-ups Selected by the Accelerator

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Access to one of Europe’s leading healthcare ecosystems
9 months of tailored coaching and specialized workshops
Develop pilot projects with Group Mutuel or its partner companies
Access to potential customers through international collaborations
Exposure to international investors
Access to a unique knowledge from payer’s perspective
A desk at La Forge, the incubator of EPFL Innovation Park in Lausanne
Direct feedback from a panel of technology experts from EPFL network and  the University
Eligibility

Start-up Application

All start-ups developing innovative solutions to foster women’s health are welcome to apply to this program. Priority will be given to those start-ups that:
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Are Tech Driven
Demonstrate growth potential and traction to customers
Have a product /service that is ready to be commercialized
Are looking for international development and further fundraising
Are in the field of FemTech
See definition below
Have a strong team
Are committed to attend diligently all the program activities (1-2 senior team members)
Female and/or male founders
The program will also accept a limited number of promising projects in FemTech that have not yet incorporated, as associated members of the program, where business training and mentorship will be offered

Mentors & Experts

Reto Hartmann
Business Coach, EPFL Innovation Park
Caroline Coquerel Kokocinski
Trainer & Start-up Coach, ideix
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Selection Criteria and Process

Start-ups we are looking for

Offering FemTech innovative solution in one or more of these areas:
pregnancy & post-partum
wellness
period health
fertility & infertility
menopause
mental health
family life
prevention
treatment
care
oncology
Products and services could take the following forms:
application software
apps
B2C information platforms
therapeutics/wearable devices
IoT preventive medicine
diagnostics
monitoring equipment
AI services
consumer non-durables
personal products
outcome management
InsurTech

Selection and Process

  • Applications are reviewed by a selection committee and include personal interviews for shortlisted start-ups prior to selection.
  • Maximum of 15 start-up and 10 innovative projects that are not yet incorporated.
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The program will also accept a limited number of promising projects in FemTech that have not yet incorporated, as associated members of the program, where business training and mentorship will be offered.