Start date

Innovate to Win

GoCo Health Innovation City, Gothenburg
Innovate to win


Start date


GoCo Health Innovation City, Gothenburg


09:00 – 13:00


Entreprenörsstråket 10 Mölndal

Event type

Pitching event


Inspiralia, Sahlgrenska Science Park, GoCo Health Innovation City and Grannenfelt Finance.

Are you an innovative startup looking to make it BIG? Then we have got the perfect opportunity for you!

Event information

Pitch your groundbreaking ideas at "Innovate to Win" for a chance to win an incredible prize - a free entrance fee for our EIC Accelerator consultancy and writing services worth over €20,000! Ultimately, the competition offers you the chance to win grants of 5-25 million SEK and equity of 5-150 million SEK*

We're looking for the most creative and disruptive DeepTech startups from the West Sweden incubators, in the areas of GreenTech, MedTech, Life Sciences, Industrial innovations etc. Twelve of the best startups will be selected to pitch their idea to a jury at "Innovate to Win".


How and When?

To sign up, complete this application form and upload your Pitch Deck by April 3rd, 2023. The finalists will be announced on April 10th, 2023. CLOSED. 

The pitching event is held on April 19th (at 9:00-13:00) in GoCo Health Innovation City, Gothenburg (Entreprenörsstråket 10 Mölndal). During the pitching event, the participants will present a 5-minute pitch followed by a 10-minute Q&A.

We are excited to invite all innovative startups to participate in this incredible event and let their ideas shine!

Register for the event here 

The event is co-organised by Inspiralia, Sahlgrenska Science Park, GoCo Health Innovation City and Grannenfelt Finance.

Inspiralia’s jury

Ángel González  - Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry and PhD from Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV), with 18 years of work experience in the field of biotechnology research and technology transfer. He has been a professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at URV, and was in charge of launching a Technology-Based Companiy focused on diagnostic platform development (ProteusDx), and was co-founder of 2 other start-ups TGNSmart UP and WOW School.

Since 2018, he has worked in various areas of Inspiralia, specifically in start-up funding access, primarily in the SME Instrument and EIC Accelerator programs, where he currently serves as the Health Area Lead of the EIC Accelerator team, as well as the Functional Manager of the team.

Laïla Aoufi is a Moroccan-Spanish citizen, Manager of the Accelerator Unit at Inspiralia, Madrid. She holds a Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Rome, Italy, and an Executive MBA from ESDEN, Spain. Laïla has been instrumental in helping SMEs and start-ups reach their goals and secure funding through European programs, including several Swiss companies.

Panos Antonopoulos is an Expert Innovation Consultant from Greece. Formed as a Civil Engineer (Polytechnic School of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) with an MSc in Environmental Protection and Management from the University of Edinburgh, during the last 7 years, he is supporting European companies secure funding. He has international experience in consulting both B2C and B2B technology companies, within various industries

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Get Ready for an Unforgettable Experience at Innovate to Win!

Join us for an action-packed day of innovation:

9:00 - 9:30: Warm Welcome and Introduction: We'll kick off the event with an energizing intro, presenting the participating companies and providing an overview of the exciting EIC Accelerator program.

9:30 - 12:00: Startup Pitches: Witness innovation in action as we hear the pitches of:12:00 - 12:30: Tasty Finger Buffet Refuel and network with fellow attendees while enjoying a delicious assortment of finger foods. Bon appétit!

12:30 - 13:00: Awards Ceremony The moment we've all been waiting for! Join us as we celebrate the winners and their incredible achievements. Let's raise a toast to innovation!

Take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to connect with innovative minds and discover groundbreaking ideas. Please mark your calendars and join us at Innovate to Win! See you there!