Delivering growth to eHealth business

Programme: FP7-ICT, GA611709
Duration: 01/10/2013-31/09/2015 (24 months)


The GET project delivered four high-impact services to eHealth SMEs and entrepreneurs in order to boost their growth and move them to the next level of competitiveness. Each service was designed to provide cross-border value to a different target group of companies. It was done by offering training, mentoring, market intelligence, support and, above all, quality contacts.
These services are:

  • Get on track Targets early-stage companies, start-ups and entrepreneurs. It supports them to optimize their business model and commercialization strategy.
  • Get funded Designed for SMEs looking for a second round of funding. It provides training, resources and networking opportunities with investors at European level.
  • Get global Helps mature SMEs to access international markets by putting them in contact with foreign commercialization partners and potential customers.
  • Get inspired Identifies and disseminates unmet needs in eHealth that can become business opportunities for entrepreneurs and SMEs.

Scope and objectives

The project directly benefited more than 75 European SMEs and 15 entrepreneurs, through bootcamps, events and mentoring. With a bigger number of influenced ones due to the disseminated resources that combined have been viewed or downloaded more than 5000 times. The expected market acceleration as a result of the offered support would promote a wave of world-class companies in the field. The value delivered by these companies would lead to better clinical outcomes, with a related impact on finances and job creation at European level.

ECHAlliance role

ECHAlliance was responsible for helping mature SMEs to access international markets by putting them in contact with foreign commercialisation partners and potential customers (‘Get Global’).


Ticbiomed, ECHAlliance, Forum Virium Helsinki, Digitalizorg.nl, Health 2.0

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