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THE MEDICAL FORGE
BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN STARTUPS AND CLINICS
The Medical Forge Leipzig supports startups and innovative companies to bring their medical products faster to the German healthcare market. The customized 12 months program focuses on the specific needs of young medical technology companies.
Our extensive network including hospitals, health insurances and experienced industry partners will provide you with invaluable insights and project opportunities.
We offer you an in-kind service bundle with an overall value of 185,000 Euro including coworking laboratories, offices and electronic workshops, as well as personal consulting, mentoring, and much more. You have to provide 21,000 Euro of your own capital. However, you will receive a 25,000 Euro team budget during the program.
Forge your way to the healthcare market with us!
MEDTECH INNOVATION AT THE HEART OF EUROPE
Leipzig is one of the fastest growing cities in Germany and the EU with currently 600,000 inhabitants. The metropolitan region has about 2.25 million inhabitants.
Leipzig is one of the most popular student cities and its universities count about 40,000 students annually including a large medical faculty.
Due to its central location at the heart of Europe, Leipzig has excellent logistics connections including Germany‘s second largest air freight hub.
The Medical Forge is located at the BioCity Campus, a centrally located commercial area dedicated exclusively to life science companies.
Learn more at leipzig-for-lifechangers.com
Ca. 300 m² prefurnished offices, meeting rooms and kitchen
Ca. 150 m² wetlabs incl. 2 bioboxes for cell and microbiological tasks
Ca. 150 m² full electronic workshop and hardware equipment incl. 3D printer
Up to 25,000 Euro virtual grant for external services
Coaching & Mentoring
Experienced industry experts as sparring partner for regulatory and business issues
Seminars & Workshops
Customized seminars focussing on regulatory affairs for medical products
Networking & Events
Integration into supraregional industry network with over 120 members
Opportunity to start clinical pilot studies, to gain database access and to receive user feedback
Saventic Health GmbH
Szymon Piatkowski, CEO
Peeter Padrik, MD, PhD - Founder & CEO
HAN BIomedical INC.
Changhui Chen, CEO
CallPima UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Khalid Karroumi, CEO & CTO
Glycanostics®, spol. s r. o.
Eva Kovacova, CEO
MicroX Labs Inc.
Prakhar Jain, CEO
Steve Kappenthuler, CBO & Co-Founder
NeuroTrigger has developed and tested portable and user-friendly system that automatically stimulates artificial eyelid blinking.
Nikolai Kunicher, CEO
SDS Optic vision is to develop innovative cancer diagnostics & monitoring technologies which will help increase cancer survival rate by 30% by 2030.
SDS Optic Inc.
Mateusz Sagan, CEO
Vesale Bioscience has developed the first on-site and fully automated susceptibility test that will recommend in 3,5 hours (instead of days/weeks) the optimal therapeutic phage(s) able to combat the patient's specific bacterial infection.
Gunther Vanwezer, CEO
As an innovation engine with a dynamic management team and a Board of Directors of world-leading scientists and clinicians, ZuriMED’s strength is to think outside the box and develop disruptive technologies that address unmet clinical needs.
ZuriMED Technologies AG
Andrea Möhl, Clinical Affairs Manager
Modality's conversational AI system monitors neurological and psychiatric conditions: frequently, automatically, accurately, consistently. Researchers and clinicians can now review data in near real-time and monitor treatment response over time, paving the way for more efficient, effective, and less costly clinical trials.
David Suendermann-Oeft, CEO
Bio SAW GmbH
Steffen Zietzschmann, CEO
Thomas Wuttke, CEO
NOTHING IS STRONGER THAN
AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME
~ Victor Hugo
OUR COMMITTED PARTNERS
You want to increase your innovative capacity and get premium access to the newest medical technology? You are looking for international cooperations to improve healthcare in Germany?
Get in touch with us to talk about how you can become part of our partner network.
OUR CUSTOMIZABLE CURRICULUM FOR YOUR STARTUP
- The long way to the German healthcare market
- Quality & Risk management of medical products
- Approval process according to the EU MDR
- Clinical studies from a legal and regulatory perspective
- Reimbursement systems of the German Healthcare market
- Funding programs for medical innovations
- Sales in Life Sciences
- Crowd Funding for medical products
- Design Thinking Workshop
- IP Rights and Licensing for startups
- Pitch Training
- Project Management
Individual coaching and mentoring, potential clinical pilot studies and
feedback by medical experts offer additional insights
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
- Incorporated startup or innovative companies
- Innovative medical device with proof of concept
- Highly motivated, skilled and diverse team
- Fit with the interests of our gold and silver partners
- Sufficient financial capital to set up a legal entity in Germany
- Willingness to move to Leipzig
- Willingness to participate in workshops
- Fluent in English and / or German
You’ve got what we are looking for? Then ignite your light at the Medical Forge Leipzig and apply today!
Please submit your application on f6s. It allows us to integrate our partners in the evaluation and selection process and provide you with direct feedback on your application.
APPLY NOW TO FORGE YOUR WAY TO THE HEALTHCARE MARKET
application and pitch deck.
at different events.
by the board
selects the top 15 applications.
pitch and win one of the 8 spots
in the program.
Apply by November 26th 2023 to become a part of our third batch starting in April 2024.
Let’s forge your way to the German healthcare market together.
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