Always wanted the opportunity to work with other great minds?
Always wanted to have a chance to impress industry and other start-up founders?
Always looking to increase your employability and make your CV shine?
Always wondered how and where a genius idea starts?
See you there ... :)

The 2020 prizes include follow-up consulting and lab tests by BioCC, University of Tartu Institute of Technology and Tartu Biotechnology Park, many free tickets to sTARTUp Day, vouchers relevant for starting a business, and even some monetary prizes!
The two best teams will represent Estonia in the EIT Health European final!

NB! All student participants will have the opportunity to receive 2 ECTS for optional course
LTMR.00.019 From Idea to Business Plan (an additional individual written report is also required for credits)


Health & wellbeing

challenges under this theme range from core medicine topics to healthy living & active aging, from early diagnosis and prevention to gadgets that enable to bringing care home, and enable us to  live longer, healthier life.

Making food healthy

Food challenges, everything that connects food to health and biosustainability.


is an important goal for humanity given the urgency of our global challenges. Ranging from designing cell factories for replacing fossil-based chemicals and creating novel bio-based materials to the design of biosensors for environmental or medical use, synthetic biology plays a crucial role in this development.
2020 PRELIMINARY AGENDA (this year we will have just one day)

Morning for inspiration and ideation
9.30-10.00   Gathering and morning coffee
10.00-11.00 Keynotes
     Katrin Krõlov, Selfdiagnostics
     Liis Lutter, BioCC
     Liina vaher, Civitta ( Biovoices and Biobridges projects)    
                     2019 winners reflections
11.00-12.00 Ideation and team formation
12.00-13.00 Lunch
Afternoon for development and validation
13.00-16.30 Interactive design thinking workshop
16.30-17.30 Advice on presenting your idea
                      Presentations of the ideas and progress during the innovation day
       EIT Health and EIT Food possibilities & Alumni network
19.00-20.00 Feedback from industry experts and some great prizes :)
                      Networking with light snacks

NB! Participants of the event have to consent that the photos and video recordings made at the event can be used for promoting similar events in the future.

By registration You need to agree with the EIT Health Privacy Policy (, specifically consenting to how EIT Health process and disclose participants' data and communicate with participants.