Funding Source: European Commission – DG Research and Innovation

Programme: FP7-Health

Duration: September 2012 – August 2015 (36 months)


The Health2Market project focuses on the Health/life sciences knowledge generators (i.e. researchers) who are involved in EU-funding initiatives, with the aim to commercialize their research results. The aims is to cultivate an entrepreneurial mindset to health researchers by enhancing their innovation skills and knowledge. This way they will become able to spot opportunities and form collaborations to address market trends.

In order to achieve its goals Health2Market provides investigators with a variety of training courses and personalized consulting:

  • Topic specific seminars: Two-day innovation training at regional level
  • Highly intensive academies: Week-long business planning of researchers own cases
  • E-training courses: Diverse interactive training modules
  • Advanced support and consultation: Market and user need analysis, business modelling, business planing