Wild Cards are passionate, ambitious and committed to technology-driven change in European healthcare.

They are experts in the healthcare space, have experience in technology and business, value teamwork, and understand that for great ideas require great investments of time and energy

Do you have what it takes to reimagine healthcare and bring your ideas to life?

Before you apply, we need to make sure you understand the commitment required for this programme.

Are you a person with domain knowledge in the healthcare space?


Do you have professional experience in healthcare, technology or business?


Do you work best in a team environment?


Do you have a good understanding of the healthcare challenge?


Do you have an idea but have not yet created a start-up business?


Are you willing to commit your time and energy to turn your idea into a reality?


If you answer mostly ‘yes’ to the questions above, you could be the right fit for the Wild Card programme.

Key Application Information

Applications open on 10 December 2018 and close on 10 February 2019.

The programme welcomes applications from individuals and small teams (up to 3 people) who have not incorporated a company yet.

Candidates who apply as part of a small team are expected to propose a solution / idea as part of their application. Individuals applying without a solution should present their profile and motivation for applying.

Shortlisted candidates will be notified by March 2019.

Applicants must be citizens of the EU or a Horizon 2020 country or have residency in one of the countries listed here.

English is the language of Wild Card. All applicants must have professional English proficiency.

Read the call for applications document for full details.

Applications are now closed