EIT Health at Uppsala University

EIT Health Business Creation Weekend

27-29 October 2017 is EIT Health Business Creation Weekend for aspiring entrepreneurs. Researchers, students and professionals: Join us in Uppsala to find out if your startup ideas are viable.

Date 27-29 October 2017
Venue TBA
Application form http://doit.medfarm.uu.se/kurt10486

EIT Health Business Creation Weekend

Researchers, students and professionals: Join us 27-29 October 2017 in Uppsala to build your competences and skills, your future dream-team, and your business – while getting full support by an international group of coaches and experts from different industries

Start Friday with building a coalition around your idea or join a team that is going to work on something important for you. Saturday and Sunday you will attend lectures and workshops, perform market research and train in pitching your ideas. Sunday evening your team will do a final pitch for a panel of expert entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and potential investors.

Preliminary Schedule

Friday 27/10 Saturday 28/10 Sunday 29/10

4.30 PM Start VentureLab Weekend: welcome speech

5 PM Objectives and logistics of the VLW

  • Meet fellow students, inventorize ideas and expertise

5.30–6.30 PM Lab 1

  • What is a Business Model Canvas
  • Basic pitch structure
  • Setting up criteria for selection and joining a team

6.30–7 PM Team formation

5–7 PM Pitch 1
  • Idea refinement

7–8 PM Dinner

8–10 PM Lab 2 & 3

  • Introduction to Finance (costs/revenues)
  • First group pitch & Idea refinement

8 AM Breakfast

9–10 AM Lab 4

  • Customer discovery in Health sector

10–11 AM Pitch 2

11 AM–1 PM Working with coaches

1–2 PM Lunch

2–3 PM Lab 5

  • Stakeholder networks in Health sector

3–5 PM Working with coaches on your ideas

5–6 PM Lab 6

  • Idea selling workshop: how to address the stakeholders, customers

6–7 PM Dinner

7–8 PM Pitch 3

8–10 PM Group work on canvas & pitches

8AM Breakfast

9–10 AM Pitch 4

  • Pitch refinement

10 AM–1 PM Lab 7

  • Business panel

12–1 PM Lunch

1–4 PM Finalize canvas

4 PM Submit canvas

6–8 PM Pitch 5

  • Final pitch for audience
  • Awards

8–10 PM Drinks, snacks, and networking

EIT Health Business Creation Weekend is arranged in cooperation with the University of Groningen (NL).