A day full of fresh ideas and innovative projects; inspiring startups in the fields of ICT and Health Technologies present themselves. The next Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day will take place on Thursday 4 October 2018 at Kinepolis Kirchberg and will allow the audience to discover 62 innovative startups. A major new feature for this autumn edition: the program is also open to 5 startups in the field of HealthTech.
(Featured Image: Laurence Hulin, Advisor-Start-up Support at Luxinnovation / Image Credit © Luxinnovation)
Registrations are open to join the event and meet the graduates of the Fit 4 Start #6 edition (Spring 2018) as well as the most promising applicants Fit 4 Start #7 programme (Autumn 2018) who will compete for a place on the programme.
To drive economic diversification, the major development this year was to add a second priority sector to the programme: Health Technologies (HealthTech). On this occasion, a pilot will be launched selecting another 5 HealthTech startups in addition to the 10 startups from the ICT sector.
226 candidates, 15 winners
At the end of the latest application period, a record number of 226 applications (188 for ICT and 38 for HealthTech) from 38 different countries have been received. In the end, 62 startups (47 ICTs and 15 HealthTech) were selected to pitch on October 4 in front of the audience and a jury. The same night, this expert jury will reveal the names of the 15 lucky Fit 4 Start participants who will kick-off the programme in the autumn.
This Selection & Graduation Day will also be an opportunity to reward the startups who have successfully completed the Fit 4 Start #6 programme after four months of intensive coaching. Online registrations for the Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day on October 4 are now open.