Registrations are open to join the event and meet the graduates of the Fit 4 Start #6 edition (Spring 2018) as well as the most promising applicants Fit 4 Start #7 programme (Autumn 2018) who will compete for a place on the programme. To drive economic diversification, the major development this year was to add a second priority sector to the programme: Health Technologies (HealthTech). On this occasion, a pilot will be launched selecting another 5 HealthTech start-ups in addition to the 10 start-ups from the ICT sector.
226 candidates, 15 winners
At the end of the latest application period, a record number of 226 applications (188 for ICT and 38 for HealthTech) from 38 different countries have been received. In the end, 62 start-ups (47 ICTs and 15 HealthTech) were selected to pitch on October 4 in front of the audience and a jury. The same night, this expert jury will reveal the names of the 15 lucky Fit 4 Start participants who will kick-off the programme in the autumn. This Selection & Graduation Day will also be an opportunity to reward the start-ups who have successfully completed the Fit 4 Start #6 programme after four months of intensive coaching.
Online registrations for the Fit 4 Start Selection & Graduation Day on October 4 are now open - see https://www.luxinnovation.lu/event/fit-4-start-selection-graduation-day/. Admission is free, but registration is mandatory and space is limited.