The program that helps you develop your entrepreneurial and innovative skills in order to create impact within health care.
Why this program?
Participating in this program gives you the opportunity to develop the necessary skills and attitude to impact the healthcare sector by tackling real-life and global challenges.
Do you want to make that difference? Take a look at the 4 global challenges to choose from and apply! Don’t worry, you won’t need any prior knowledge to participate in this program.
Do you have prior innovation and entrepreneurship knowledge?
This program focuses on transformative skills in the healthcare sector and is built with a multidisciplinary perspective so that anyone can participate. Our plug & play format ensures you’ll get the knowledge that’s right for you, at the right time. That’s why we’ve created additional and more in-depth courses for those with prior entrepreneurial experience.
Still not convinced this program is right for you? Contact us or request a skype-meeting, as we’re happy to give you all the answers to your questions.
The program is designed with the best online-pedagogical methods at hand, varying from online-classes, video’s consultations, workshops, co-creation-sessions, team meetings, coaching and mentorship from experts within the healthcare industry, Q&A sessions, inspiration sessions and more.
Why is the main part of the program online?
As we want this program to be as multidisciplinary as possible, providing a big
Lastly, it’s all about providing the right content at the right time, for the right person. This way, you’ll get specific learning materials depending on the challenge you’re working on, your level of expertise and any other personal or team needs you might have related to this program.
As mentioned above, this program is created to provide all participants with the information that’s right for them, and for their teams. The online part of the program really helps to support different formats of materials, extra Q&A sessions and meetings if needed, expert panels on specific topics that surface during the program, and so much more.
Specifically, this means that we’ll be closely monitoring both you and your team to ensure this program offers the answers to all of your questions and needs.
The program starts with a Kick-off weekend, organized in Belgium. Further details will be provided after a successful application.
27-29 September 2019 – on-site weekend
This weekend will be all about meeting the other participants, being provided access to all the necessary information and course-materials, as well as participate in a few initial workshop sessions to get the program started.
Topics that will be addressed:
- Getting the challenge clear
- Design Thinking & Lean Startup
- Being an entrepreneur in the healthcare
* topics still subject to change
At the beginning of every week, you’ll be provided with the necessary learning materials and relevant information for the assignments, which are due at the end of every week. It’s up to each participant to decide when, and for how long, you review all of the materials. You can meet with the rest of your team online at all times. You’ll be provided access to an online platform that will be used as the backbone for the entire online program.
In week 1 (30 September 2019 – 6 October 2019) you focus on
User-Centered Design & Value Proposition
In week 2 (7 October 2019 – 13 October 2019) you focus on
The health playing field
In week 3 (14 October 2019 – 20 October 2019) you focus on
In week 4 (21 October 2019 – 27 October 2019) you focus on
validation & lean startup
In week 5 (4 November 2019 – 10 November 2019) you focus on
Business Model, differentiation & IP
In week 6 (11 November 2019 – 17 November 2019) you focus on
Life Cycle Management
In week 7 (18 November 2019 – 24 November 2019) you focus on
Regulation CE/FDA, clinical trials, data & GDPR
In week 8 (25 November 2019 – 1 December 2019) you focus on Financing/viability
In week 9 (2 December 2019 – 8 December 2019) you focus on
In week 9 (9 December 2019 – 13 December 2019) you focus on
As mentioned before, it’s possible for the program to deviate from the planned timeline, depending on your and your teams’ needs.
*topics still subject to change
To finish the program, a closing weekend will be organized in Belgium. Further details will be provided after a successful application.
13-15 December 2019 – on-site weekend
During the closing weekend, each team will share their experiences, ideas, and processes with the other participants. Besides that, you can expect to get detailed information about all the post-program options, including extensive information about different incubation and acceleration programs you’ll be able to access upon successful completion of the H-Impact program.
Topics that will be addressed during the closing weekend:
- Group reflection
- Group dynamics and interaction
- Pitching practice
- Professional jury pitching
- What after the program & how to continue
* topics still subject to change