IMAGINE IF! is an acceleration program build by Innovation Forum. Its mission is to fill the GAPs in the digital health sector and a free of charge acceleration program thought as a solution for the ecosystem.
IMAGINE IF! is a leading global competition and pre-acceleration program for science-based ventures; start-ups based on a genuine, novel scientific idea which has a significant impact on improving human or animal well-being (e.g. new medicines, medical devices, Medtech).
They provide early-stage science startups with extensive opportunities: mentorship, the potential to secure non-dilutive capital, free advice from leading professional service companies and rapid networking across the Innovation Forum’s platform.
Why should you apply?
IMAGINE IF! offers:
- Non–dilutive cash prize
- FREE crowdfunding campaign
- Mentorship by industry professionals from leading corporations including Johnson & Johnson, AstraZeneca and others
- Access to an international network
- FREE ticket to participate in the annual Innovation Forum (for the Top 20 startups)
- Local winners will have the guaranteed opportunity to pitch in the global final at the annual conference, where they compete to win a non-dilutive cash prize
Interesting Facts about previous editions:
- 64% of survival rate in our startups since first edition (2016)
- Participants are 14,3% ehealth, 28,6% Diagnostics and 57,1% Medical device
- Startups have raised more than 4M€ in public funds and more than 1M€ in private funds
- Participants have rated the acceleration program with an 8/10