Health

Limburg has a unique and innovative eco-system that links up with strong sectors such as agro-food, chemicals & materials and life sciences & health. From these sectors and the commitment to the four transitions we ensure economic return with social impact.

MedLim: accelerate your medical device startup!

The MedLim Matchmaking & Fast Track Acceleration Program (3-week sprint) is a free of charge online program. We are looking for promising startups that develop breakthrough, innovative MedTech products and services in the Cardiovascular, Diabetes, Neurological, Spine & Medical Surgical.

A collaboration with MedLim and the expertise partners is unique as they will provide support with world class experts in the field of business, medical device development, regulatory, IP and financing. A limited selection of startups/scaleups will have a unique opportunity to work closely with these experts in the Limburg region (NL) and to benefit from quick access and the know-how of the MedLim partners (Medtronic & LIOF, and expert centers of Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus & Medace) supported by the imec.istart team.

A collaboration with MedLim and the expertise partners is unique as they will provide support with world class experts in the field of business, medical device development, regulatory, IP and financing.

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LIVE

Innovative ideas to improve the health and vitality of Parkstad residents can count on a €10,000 investment grant from the recently established Limburg Early Execution Fund (LEEF). LEEF is part of the Vie Innovatie Hub Parkstad (VIHP). LEEF offers grants to support initiators with promising ideas in the field of health and vitality. This can be done in the research phase, but also at a later stage during the development of the idea. An important requirement is that the initiative must promote health in the South Limburg region.

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Business Innovation Food Program

The Business Innovation Program Food is for entrepreneurs in the agri-food sector who are committed to transforming a promising idea into a new business model. Participation is open to companies that contribute with this idea to accelerate the transition to a sustainable and healthy food system. These are startups or innovative SMEs that are active in the agri-food sector in the broadest sense. Think of agriculture and horticulture, the food processing industry, data and technology companies and (logistics) service providers.

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Questions or want to know more?

Please contact us at hallo@shiftlimburg.nl.