Why this program?
Boost medical entrepreneurship in Flanders
Attend interactive coaching sessions and workshops to get insights on how to make your solution market-ready.
Connect with experts in the medical, technical, business, regulatory & user experience aspects of innovation.
Sign up for the Medical Solutions Accelerator
Interested in high-quality coaching to sharpen your idea?
Looking for an inspiring environment with specialist equipment?
Intro accelerator & design thinking
Solving the right problem
User experience & needs
Value proposition design
Market fit, regulations, IP, business model & value proposition
Round up, pitch preparation & funding
Pitching & demo day
During the accelerator program you get one-on-one coaching sessions with senior experts on:
- Strategy & business
- Regulations & IP
- New products & innovation management
- Product development
- End user & medical experts
- Technology experts
- Access to private & public funding
At Verhaert Masters in Innovation in Kruibeke you have access to:
- Rapid prototyping infrastructure
"The accelerator program makes you look at your idea from different perspectives. Supported by a very nice team of hands-on experts, you’ll get new insights to widen your scope and eventually build value."
Mark Vekemans, Winner Medical Solutions Accelerator 2020
Apply for the Medical Solutions Accelerator
For high-quality coaching & inspiring environments with specialist equipment
Fill out the application forms before 31 July 2022 to take part in the Medical Solutions Accelerator. Once we’ve collected all applications, we’ll select the most promising ideas. At the end of July, we’ll communicate if you’ve been selected. So stay tuned for more information!
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Meet the partners
The Medical Solutions Accelerator is an initiative of Verhaert Masters in Innovation, University of Antwerp, Antwerp University Hospital, the City of Antwerp and BlueHealth Innovation Center. With this program, they aspire to help committed candidates in developing and creating products and services based on existing research.
Product innovation services
Verhaert Masters in Innovation is a leading integrated product innovation company, focused on helping companies and entrepreneurs to innovate by creating new products, businesses and services.
The University of Antwerp is one of the major Belgian universities located in the city of Antwerp. With about 20.000 students enrolled every year, it is the third largest university in Flanders, Belgium.
End users & medical experts
Antwerp University Hospital is a true leader in the medical field. They do pioneering clinical research and are constantly using this research to develop new treatments to provide every patient with the best medical care possible.
Stimulating innovative entrepreneurship
The City of Antwerp supports and connects active innovators to stimulate socially responsible entrepreneurship, provide equal opportunities and boost the economy. A clear goal is encouraging digital transformation in the medical sector.
Supporting digital health start-ups
BlueHealth Innovation Center (BHIC) is a unique combination of top players who share a common goal. Our mission is to support digital transformation of healthcare through digital innovation. We specifically stimulate young entrepreneurship in HealthTech.
Get in touch!
Any questions on these start-ups, their journey or their solutions? Contact Wouter Hendrickx and he’ll get back to you soon.