Health RampUp

Health RampUp open call

HealthTech start-ups
Health RampUp is an intense bootcamp for HealthTech start-ups. During a 6-month program, we’ll help you – together with experienced entrepreneurs and domain experts – validate your business idea so you are able to raise your first round of funding.​ This program is meant for any entrepreneur, with an early innovative HealthTech idea, who is looking for support and wants to take the next step.
Health RampUp open call

Bootcamp for HealthTech entrepreneurs

Spread over 6 months, we'll dive - together with a small cohort of other starting companies - in topics as Design Thinking, Business Modelling, Business Planning, Marketing, Legal, IP, Pitching and so on. At the end, you'll go through an intense coaching day, after which you'll be ready to pitch before a professional jury. 

This program is the perfect preparation for the imec.istart program, as your idea will be vetted with imec experts as well.

Afterwards, you are ready to start accelerating your business and collect your first financing. So, do not hesitate to apply if you have identified your idea.

Together we prepare your business idea for seed capital.

Health RampUp alumni include: Neuroventis, Creative Therapy, Kwiekzilver,, Emma.Health,...

Important dates

Open call: 27/04/2022

Application deadline: 25/05/2022

Intake meetings: 30/05 - 03/06/2022

Kick-off weekend: 11 - 12/06/2022


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The Health RampUp program is proudly supported by

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Learn here more about the program, the coaches and some of the participants.

Neuroventis is a great example of the collaboration between BHIC and imec.istart

After joining our Health RampUp program, healthcare start-up Neuroventis (Helpilepsy) was selected into imec.istart acceleration program. Through our vertical partnership offering, we were happy to match them with UCB, an expert in neurology and auto immune diseases. Watch the full story how they have strengthened their forces to make the lives better of epilepsy patients.

Simon participated in Health RampUp

Simon Ravelingien and Sam Verbeek develop medical assistance based on speech recognition. They participated in Health RampUp cohort 5.

Check our YouTube channel for more videos on Health RampUp.