Over the last three years, Cross4Health has supported Innovative SME-led projects that are leveraging technology and know-how from Aerospace, Energy and Creative Technologies sectors for the benefit of personalized Healthcare. In two acceleration programmes, the project has supported 60 SMEs reaching closer to market with their innovative solutions. To mark the end of the second acceleration programme, and closing of the Cross4Health project, we are inviting you to participate in the Final Cross4Health Event – Online!
Over two days, we are presenting results from the project, offering exciting seminars with topics relevant for SMEs on their journey to market and presenting the projects that have participated in the acceleration programme in a Final Pitching Contest – awarding the best project with cash prizes totally worth 20.000 €.
Day 1 – 19th of May
We invite you to join us to learn more about Cross4Health and how we have supported SMEs over the past three years with results from the project. In addition, we are offering two parallel tracks with informative seminars tailored for innovative SMEs in the healthcare sector. Chose the track that suits your needs the best.
09.00 – 09.15 – Welcome and introduction to Cross4Health by Mette Aastad from Norway Health Tech
09.15 – 10.00 – Presentation of results from the Cross4Health White Book by Joanna Lane from HCN
10.00 – 12.00 – Parallel tracks:
Track 1: Secure funding
10.00 – 11.00 – Introduction to Horizon Europe and the EIC Accelerator by Eva Garcia Muntion from RTDI
11.00 – 12.00 – How to attract investors by Jeremy McCrohan from Norway Health Tech
Track 2: Procurement and Testbeds
10.00 – 11.00 – Innovative procurement processes by Björn Lagnevik from Innovation Skåne
11.00 – 11.30 – Access to Nordic test facilities by Siri Stabel Olsen from Nordic Proof
11.30 – 12.00 – Co-development opportunities at Helsinki University Hospital (HUH) by Kahri Pekka from HUH
Day 2 – 20th of May
We are excited to invite 21 of the innovative and cross-sectoral projects that have been supported by Cross4Health to pitch in the Final Cross4Health Pitch Contest! The projects are presenting their idea and progress in the Cross4Health acceleration programme and competing for prizes worth in total 20.000 EUR.
09.00 – 09.15 – Welcome and introduction by Mette Aastad from Norway Health Tech
09.15 – 09.45 – The INNOSUP-1 programme and EC SME work by Eric Koch from The European Commission
09.45 – 10.00 – Introduction to the Final Cross4Health Pitching event and presentation of the Jury – by Matt Smith from the Lunicorn
10.00 – 16.00 – The Final Cross4Health Pitch contest + Prize ceremony