The Future of Health Grant opens its fifth call for applications with a super-powered program for digital health startups!


Event details

Date 03.06.2024 26.07.2024
Category Call for proposal
Event Language English

The acceleration programme, set up by CSS and the EPFL Innovation Park, will provide them with unprecedented funding and expertise. This edition will capitalise on a carefully built and unique network of partners, coaches and mentors with strong knowledge of the Swiss healthcare system. The deadline for applications is 26 July 2024.

The Future of Health Grant is a unique programme
This programme stands out for its practical approach: each start-up benefits from coaching, complementary skills from specialists tailored to its needs and close monitoring to ensure that it progresses as effectively as possible while optimising its resources.
At the same time, the Future of Health Grant has built up a unique network of key partners from hospitals, insurers, universities of applied sciences, pharmas and major strategy and technology consultancies: confinis, Hôpital de la Tour, Ecole de la Source, HE-ARC, Microsoft Health, Publicis Sapient, Pfizer, Takeda, Unisanté, Zühlke, Vaudoise Assurance.
This ecosystem stimulates the exchange of experience and knowledge, which is essential for agile, collaborative innovation.

Call for applications now launched
The Future of Health Grant is committed to supporting early-stage startups as they work to bring their innovative ideas to market. Financial support of up to CHF 90,000 cumulated per project is provided, along with coaching and ad hoc follow-up. The aim is to transform innovative ideas into digital products and services that meet the expectations of patients and healthcare professionals in the long term. The deadline for applications is 26 July 2024.
The selected start-ups will be announced at the annual event at EPFL Rolex Learning Center on 27 August 2024. Details of the call for applications and annual event can be found at


Practical information

  • General public
  • Free