Life Science
Battle of the Nordics

A Life Science focused pitch competition for
highly advanced MedTech and HealthTech Startups



Life Science

Battle of the Nordics

TechBBQ and Venture Cup Denmark are excited to put a spotlight on Nordic based MedTech/HealthTech Startups.

The top eight startups will pitch on stage during TechBBQ 2021 with the winner pocketing 10.000€ prize money!

The winning team, as well as the runner up, will also receive a spot at the MEDICA Trade Fair in Düsseldorf November 2021!

The Pitch is set to run live in Copenhagen on September 17, 2021 @13:35 - 14:35

So hurry and contact your Nordic Hub now!

Who are the eight startups?

Health Tech hubs in the Nordics have been given the opportunity to select some of their countries most promising MedTech startups to pitch and compete at the NORDICS x Life Science Pitch event.

Top leading experts from the european MedTech eco-system will select the final winner live on stage.

Who can be nominated?

Startups that can tick the following boxes are able to be nominated:
  • Unique and promising startup based in the Nordics
  • With a product uniqueness and innovative solution
  • Within MedTech or HealthTech
  • Seed Stage < 2 mio. € in funding
  • Gained market interest i.e scaling & becoming established

Selected pitching companies

Timeline & Agenda

Hubs nominate startups
June 20, 2021

The jury selects the top eight startups
July 20, 2021

The top eight startups are announced
August 17, 2021

Final eight pitch during TechBBQ
September 17, 2021


How can my MedTech/HealthTech startup apply?

Is participation for free?

Participating and applying for the competition is for free. On the other hand, if you and your startup qualify and are not based in Denmark, you would need to travel to Copenhagen, Denmark for the live pitch competition.

COVID-19 travel restrictions?

Each startup competing is responsible for following actual COVID travel restrictions.

Get in touch with your Nordic Hub now!