Once the winning teams have been selected, they will be invited to embed themselves into one of the Wild Card Incubators, who are offering facilities and support for a two year period to help the Wild Card winners to transform their ideas into reality.
Sixteen of Europe’s top Incubators will provide the opportunity for Wild Card winners to learn from the best, and have access to insightful and valuable mentoring throughout their project.
The Wild Card teams will have to choose which Incubator best suits their needs in terms of expertise, facilities and location. You can find out more about each Incubator and what they offer by clicking on their logos below.
BioExel Accelerator at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) is the first investor-ready, seed-funded International Medtech Accelerator in Ireland. It is a partnership programme several national bodies and is delivered by an experienced Medtech team on the NUI Galway campus.
Instituto Pedro Nunes
The Instituto Pedro Nunes (IPN) is a private non-profit organisation which promotes innovation and the transfer of technology, establishing a strong university – enterprise relationship for the promotion of innovation, rigor, quality and entrepreneurship in private and public sector organisations.
Ireland Smart Ageing Exchange
Ireland Smart Ageing Exchange (ISAX) is an independent network of businesses, academic institutions and government agencies, aimed at collaborating on and fast tracking the R&D and commercialisation of solutions for the global ageing economy.
Medicen Paris Region
The Medicen Paris Region global competitiveness cluster aims to position the Paris Region as a European industrial leader in diagnostic and therapeutic innovation and leading-edge health technologies, thus enabling it to become one of the global centres for translational medicine.
Medical University of Łódź
The University of Lodz is a responsible higher education institution, focusing its actions on intercultural and social integration. Established in 1945, it has long been one of the biggest and most popular universities in Poland.
Medical Valley EMN
Medical Valley Centre stands for transdisciplinary, innovative, creative and forward-looking work and research in the areas of medical science, medical technology, digital health and pharmaceutical industry. Medical Valley bring together key players to develop and market effective solutions tailored to suit global market demands.
Parc Cientific de Barcelona
Parc Cientific de Barcelona was the first Science Park in Spain and today is an international benchmark for the promotion of innovation. The Parc is currently home to three research institutes and about 100 companies and other organisations.
Biscay (Bilbao), Spain
Tecnalia Ventures focusses on the creation of a venture building ecosystem in order to facilitate the transfer of technology to the market, with the aim of turning innovative technological assets into new profitable and sustainable businesses.
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
The Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is recognised as a Campus of International Excellence, a distinction that refers to the quality of its research and teaching activity. Among its objectives, UPM seeks the creation, development, transmission and criticism of science, technology, and culture.
Garching (Munich), Germany
The Centre for Innovation and Business Creation at TUM (UnternehmerTUM) offers founders and start-ups a complete service. Through a wide-ranging and experienced team, UTUM actively supports and accompanies founders with building up their companies, market entry and financing.
YES!Delft is one of the leading tech incubators of Europe. It’s eco-system connects founders to range of essential contacts – potential investors to raise capital, corporate partners to setup new projects, and connects them to the Entrepreneurs-in-Residence to learn from the best.
Innovation Skåne is a leader in Sweden’s world-renowned innovation system, providing professional business guidance across all sectors to entrepreneurs, innovators, researchers or anyone with great ideas and the ambition to build a strong, internationally minded enterprise.