Boost4Health lowers the thresholds for international collaborations by providing a platform and support. Enabling SMEs to find and access the best experts and facilities to advance the TRL of life sciences innovations. Meanwhile opening up new foreign markets to service providers and contributing to the growth of the North-West European life sciences network.
Boost4Health offers support to innovative life sciences SMEs in the partner regions to start international collaborations. Like finding the right expert, partner or validation site abroad and financial support to start kick-start a collaboration.
Experts, partner and validation sites in Boost4Health regions can sign up to become service providers and offer their expertise to a targeted group of innovative life sciences SMEs.
The initial phase of the programme has been completed successfully. Read all about the results in the Boost4Health brochure (interactive)
Boost4Health offers two kinds of vouchers to enable SMEs to connect with service providers in other Boost4Health regions; connection vouchers and support vouchers.
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With the IVDR coming into force, manufacturers and developers of in vitro diagnostics and biomarkers must comply with the new regulatory requirements. Many companies, especially small and medium-sized enterprises, face major hurdles in this transition.
Leading business support organisations across Europe have joined forces. Enabling life sciences SMEs and service providers to expand their business into new markets. Once SMEs have an approved innovation representatives of the Boost4Health partners will personally consult each other to find the perfect match and startup the collaboration. Each knowing what their own region has to offer and the personal connection between the regions has proven to be a successful approach.
The Netherlands: Noord-Brabant, Gelderland and Overijssel
France: Bretagne, Hauts-de France, Pays de la Loire and Centre Val de Loire
Germany: Aachen-Cologne and the regions of Stuttgart and Neckar-Alb
United Kingdom: Kent
Ireland: all regions
Are you an SME operating in one of the eligible life sciences sub-sectors: biotechnology, medical technology, pharmaceuticals, e-health, e-mental health and nutrition for human and animal health and ready to explore international growth by crossing borders? Or do you want to contribute to the programme with your expertise or resources? Contact a Boost4Health partner!